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4 Ways to Build Phonemic Awareness with the ELD Lesson Library

Our ELD Lesson Library has been carefully designed to support beginning and intermediate-level English language learners develop proficiency. As these students build a foundation of literacy in another language, while deepening content knowledge, educators can use Listenwise features to scaffold development of essential components of literacy, including phonemic awareness.  Phonemic awareness is the ability to…

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What Educators Are Saying: Our New ELD Lesson Library

Our teachers (left to right):Roxana Castro, 4-6 dual language, CASarah Choe, K-5 SpEd teacher, CORobin Hinchcliffe, EL Coordinator, CA We officially launched our ELD Lesson Library and teachers are already talking!  Today we’re sharing a conversation we had with three incredible EL educators, two from California and one from Colorado. Each of these teachers has…

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Introducing Our New ELD Lesson Library

This school year, give all your multilingual students a boost with new Listenwise features built specifically to support emergent ELs! Our newly-launched ELD Lesson Library’s multimodal lessons provide several exciting new features, including: Multimodal lessons (podcasts & videos)Optimized assignment experience for emergent ELsImmersive Spanish language supports— with plans to expand to more languages soon! With…

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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

Our three Youth Voices Collections feature kids and teens speaking about their perspectives, innovations, and civic action. We’ve learned from educators who use Listenwise that hearing authentic voices of young people sharing their stories can help to engage their students and empower them to do the same. “That was one of the most powerful moments…

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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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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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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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