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Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Classroom with Podcasts

Many educators are seeking ways to diversify teaching resources and incorporate underrepresented voices and perspectives into their curriculum. Fortunately, Listenwise podcasts promote DEI & SEL goals! Sharing and discussing podcasts featuring stories and viewpoints of real people in their own voices can activate students’ emotions, validate their experiences, foster empathy, and promote understanding of diverse perspectives….

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Podcast Lessons for Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month. Teaching students about the history, culture, traditions, music, art, and world views of Indigenous peoples is important to celebrating our shared sense of humanity.  Listenwise has a thematically-curated Native American Stories podcast collection featuring a variety of voices and experiences, past and present. Browse this collection, use the…

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Celebrating Latino and Hispanic Heritage Month

There is no better time to celebrate the culture and accomplishments of Latino and Hispanic communities than National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15).  Listenwise has curated a collection of Latino and Hispanic American stories, which offer diverse voices and perspectives on a range of topics and issues. Browse this collection, use the…

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Podcast Stories of Black History

Polls indicate that in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death in 2020, millions of people attended Black Lives Matter or police brutality protests. Estimates suggest that the number participating may have been 4-5 times as many as attended the 2017 Women’s Marches, which held the record previously. This data suggests that more than ever…

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Listening Comprehension Matters

Join Listenwise today to access podcast lessons from the best non-fiction storytellers and the largest library of listening comprehension quizzes for the classroom.

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