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Setting Up Listenwise Classes for Remote Learning

Here is a quick overview of how to use Listenwise in a remote learning environment:  If you want to get started quickly sharing podcasts with students, you can learn how with this Quick Start Guide to Remote Learning with Listenwise. Links to audio stories can be shared via Google Classroom, email, or any digital communication…

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Elementary Podcast Lesson Sources on Listenwise

We are excited to work with new podcasts made especially for young people in our elementary collection. In order to keep our curated podcasts short enough for a classroom lesson, we often edit the full podcast to make it 3-5 minutes long for flexible classroom use. Therefore, there is much more to hear on all…

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Announcing the Lexile Framework® for Listening: Coming Soon to Listenwise!

We are excited to be an inaugural partner with Metametrics to implement the new Lexile Framework for Listening that was released today at the LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference in Boston, MA. We joined MetaMetrics® on stage to unveil the Lexile Framework® for Listening, leveraging the power of the Lexile® scale to develop better listeners and…

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Announcing the Best Podcast Lessons for Elementary Students!

We are excited to officially launch podcast lessons for elementary students! (Read the press release!) We’ve heard loud and clear the desire for audio in the elementary classroom as students are learning to read. These simpler stories will also help English language learners, as low as WIDA level 2, who use Listenwise to acquire language…

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A New Lexile® Listening Framework Coming to Listenwise

Blog Updated January 30, 2020. We are excited to share that in January 2020, the Lexile Framework® for Listening will be launching and each Listenwise Premium audio story will have a Lexile Audio Measure indicating its challenge level.  Just like the Lexile Framework for Reading, the Lexile Framework for Listening uses a scientific approach to…

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Listenwise Free is Changing

I founded Listenwise to inspire individuals to fulfill their potential through the power of listening. In the last 5 years, podcasting has really exploded but we’ve only begun to see its impact in the classroom. Over that time, we’ve learned so much and there is so much more to do.   I’ve learned that we need…

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New Listenwise Product Updates: Send Quiz Scores to Google Classroom

We’ve been hearing from Google Classroom teachers that you want more integrations with Listenwise, and we’ve been listening! Last year we offered Google single sign-on, sharing assignments to Google Classroom, and Google Classroom roster import. We are thrilled to announce our newest integration: sending quiz scores to Google Classroom! It’s now easier than ever to…

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New Professional Development Offering: Podcasting in the Classroom

Listening and Podcast Creation Tools for the Classroom Learn how to use technology to better support your students as they build the skills they need for future success. Modern learners need to be able to think critically, collaborate effectively, communicate clearly, solve complex problems, and continue to learn independently throughout their lives. What better way…

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New Lessons for 2019: Kicking Off the Year in Style!

New Lessons to Kick Off 2019 Listenwise in Style   Here at Listenwise, our content team is committed to providing a diverse array of stories and instructional supports for those stories. With that in mind, we would like to present to you some new Listenwise stories to get 2019 started. ELA Lessons Next month is…

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Summer Ain’t Over, New Lessons for Back To School

One of the biggest enemies of meaningful learning is boredom. As a team continually striving to grow and learn ourselves, we are very conscious that learning happens best when we are interested and engaged. With this in mind, we are excited to bring you some new lessons and quizzes for the beginning of the year…

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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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