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Listenwise on the Road: Conference Recap

It’s conference season! Late February and March 2019 have been as busy as last year (see our blog recap last year.) Here’s what we did and learned in the last month…   CATE In late February Monica attended the California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) conference. This year it was held in San Francisco,…

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Here’s What We Did in March

We had a busy month at Listenwise! We traveled all over California (and Austin) and met so many amazing educators! Here’s all that we did…   This year’s SXSWedu had an eclectic mix of sessions from AI and VR to a first grader sharing meditation strategies from the classroom. That’s a wide spectrum. And I…

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Bringing Educators and Public Radio Together at WBUR

Last week we had a great event at Boston’s NPR news station, 90.9 FM WBUR where we brought together teachers, administrators, and public radio reporters to talk education. As we toured the station with Boston Public, Newton, and Boston Latin teachers and administrators, it was clear that engaging content is the glue to drawing anyone…

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Listenwise named a 2016 SXSWedu Launch Finalist!

We are excited to announce that Listenwise has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 SXSWedu (South By Southwest Education) LAUNCHedu Competition. Listenwise is one out of ten selected companies from all over the U.S. that will have the chance to win. (In other words, it was really selective and we’re super psyched!) “We are…

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Join the Largest Collection of Voices Ever Gathered: The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Listencurrent is pleased to announce The Great Thanksgiving Listen with StoryCorps. The purpose of the Great Thanksgiving Listen is to preserve the voices and stories of an entire generation of Americans. In one holiday weekend StoryCorps hopes to gather more interviews than it has in the 12 years since its founding, and foster meaningful connections…

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What did we Learn at WBUR?

What do On Point’s Tom Ashbrook and Listenwise teachers have in common? They met recently at a Listenwise workshop at WBUR. The workshop focused on how Humanities educators can use public radio in the classroom. Listenwise hosted a group of Humanities Curriculum leaders for an auditory learning workshop at the WBUR studios. Former WBUR Reporter (and…

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Education Talk Radio and Listening Routines

Last Monday Listenwise (formerly called Listen Current) was featured on Education Talk Radio as one of “the best new products out there” for teachers. You can hear the full show below. Host Larry Jacobs asked Listenwise founder Monica Brady-Myerov about the founding of Listenwise and the ways it can be used in the classroom. She…

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Innovative Ed Tech of the Year!

Listenwise was named the Innovative “Ed Tech” Technology of the Year winner by the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) during the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards. MassTLC announced the winners during its 17th annual awards gala in the Grand Ballroom of Boston attended by more than 750 executives, technologists, investors, media, analysts and other members of…

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International Listening Association Conference

The International Listening Association held its 35th annual convention gathered experts in the field to share research about listening.   The goal of the ILA is to advance the practice, teaching and research of listening throughout the world.  This year, the theme was The Power of Storysharing. Listen Edition founder, Monica Brady-Myerov, shares her thoughts and findings. I…

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WBUR Workshop

This past week we invited a select group of teachers and administrators from private schools to attend a workshop on Listen Edition and auditory learning at the WBUR studios. They are all enthusiastic about how they can incorporate public radio into their classrooms. We shared with them the latest research on auditory learning and the…

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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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