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Getting students to listen is hard; getting students to comprehend and apply is harder. Give students these three simple reasons why they should listen more and why you should integrate listening strategies into daily lessons often. 1. Promote Problem Solving skills Listening is a building block to literacy.  Giving kids context clues is an important […]

Listen here by Nick Pandolfo Article Link How a former reporter is bringing radio into classrooms.   OCTOBER 06, 2013 Monica Brady-Myerov is not afraid of taking risks. As a young radio reporter she moved, alone, to Kenya to try to pick up freelance work. Now, almost 20 years later, she has left a career […]

Public Broadcasting helps you learn! It’s now been confirmed by this study.  I’ve always known that listening to public radio makes you smarter. Why?  Because I often heard friends and acquaintances use what they heard on public radio at work, at dinner parties and in casual conversations.  How many times have you said “I heard […]

Listening offers exciting possibilities for meeting the needs of the Common Core State Standards and 21st century learners.  The use of listening instruction can significantly enhance student learning if properly designed and implemented.  This paper describes the latest research on listening and the principles behind effective listening instruction. Overview Today’s K-12 students are different from […]