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3 Tips for Providing Windows, Mirrors, & Doors to Explore Identities with Podcasts

Listenwise has published seven new collections that explore aspects of people’s identities:   Black and African American Stories; Latino and Hispanic American Stories; Asian American and Pacific Islander Stories; Native American Stories; LGBTQ+ Stories; Stories of People with Disabilities; Women Making History. Our content philosophy guides our story curation and the instructional materials we create. Our new collections can be used to…

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3 Ways to Nurture Relationships With and Among Your Students Using Podcasts

We’ve curated three new collections to engage your students in meaningful conversations! Our new Youth Voices Collections feature kids and teens speaking about their perspectives, innovations, and civic action. We are excited about these three collections because they include stories that appeal to elementary listeners as well as stories for secondary listeners.  Additionally, we’ve learned…

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Top 10 Listenwise Enhancements for School Year 2021-22

Lots will be different (but maybe more familiar) when you return to the classroom for this upcoming school year 2021-22. Listenwise is no exception! We’ve been making Listenwise the best it can be to help accelerate learning for the new school year.  Read on to learn about the Top 10 Listenwise enhancements this year! We’ve…

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Listenwise + Clever = SSO Simplicity!

Are you on Clever?  So are we! We now offer Clever Instant Login (SSO)!  Listenwise has added Clever SSO to allow teachers to seamlessly access Listenwise without missing a moment of learning time in the classroom.  You can now log into Listenwise from Clever or sign up with Clever on our Listenwise sign-up form. Listenwise’s…

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Monitoring Progress at a Distance on Listenwise

It’s harder to monitor student progress when you are not with them for most of their work time. Many teachers used Listenwise during class time when they could walk around the classroom, see who needed help, answer questions, or provide support where needed. Now it’s much harder to see the struggle, confusion, or disengagement in…

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Elementary Podcast Collection Now Available

We are excited to expand on our elementary podcast lessons (launched in early 2020) for this Fall 2020!  We’ve taken Listenwise’s success formula and have curated stories that will grab elementary students’ attention. Our elementary podcasts offer intrigue, humor, and great opportunities to learn academic vocabulary in context. We continue to hear from educators how…

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Guide to the Elementary Podcast Collection

The Listenwise elementary podcast lesson collection, which was launched in January 2020, features carefully curated podcasts designed to engage and excite students in grades 2-5. These short, engaging podcasts on current events and relevant topics in ELA, social studies, and science can support student literacy and listening skills, build vocabulary and content knowledge, and help…

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Using Podcasts for Student-Directed Learning

During remote learning this spring, students were often expected to do a lot more self-directed learning than before. At the same time teachers were in need of engaging content more than ever, because a disengaged student who’s expected to work independently is probably not doing much learning at all!   As many educators are refining their…

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New Listenwise Features for Remote Learning

As teachers moved into remote instruction, the Listenwise platform updated to reflect new teaching needs for remote and hybrid learning. We have a lot of great new Listenwise features to give educators more insight into their remote/hybrid learning and allow more student self-direction within Listenwise. Remember to try our 30-day free trial of Listenwise Premium…

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Your 2021 Listenwise Premium Back-to-School Checklist

As you transition back to the classroom and prepare for a new school year, use this checklist to help you get Listenwise ready for your students (and learn about Listenwise’s new features!). Add the Listenwise App to your Clever PortalCreate New Listenwise Classes & Enroll StudentsExplore New Content Plan Listenwise LessonsGet the Help You Need!…

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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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