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We are always looking for more ways to share the great podcasts we feature every day in our Current Events collection at Listenwise. Recently, with the closure of schools, we realized it’s more important than ever to give students a variety of ways to connect with these stories. How could we make it easier and…

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Adapting to Hybrid Learning Using Listenwise

Schools are opening this fall in formats that feature in-person learning, remote learning and a hybrid of the two. We’ve already shared some great ways to use Listenwise in remote learning. Now, we want to help teachers think through what elements of Listenwise instruction are best suited for the classroom and what students might do…

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Teaching English Language Learners Remotely Using Listenwise

English language learners (ELs) may need extra support when learning remotely, as many do not regularly hear English spoken at home. Listenwise offers a curated collection of more than 2000 podcast lessons featuring engaging nonfiction audio stories that can give students practice listening to naturally spoken English. These stories are full of academic language and…

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Fun, Engaging Podcasts to Hook Students into Remote Learning

In times of stress, there is nothing like a good story to engage the mind and nourish the soul. Our collection of audio stories covers thousands of topics, from prehistoric penguins to pollution, from homelessness to high tech, from sneaker culture to star gazing, and much more.  Below, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite…

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Quick Start Guide to Remote Learning with Listenwise

Remote learning is new to a lot of teachers, and it can seem overwhelming to learn many new platforms at once. Here is an easy way to start using Listenwise remotely with your students. 1)  Find a great podcast – lesson or current event.  It may seem especially challenging to engage students in learning remotely….

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Listenwise Support for Schools Affected by the Coronavirus

At Listenwise, we watched how the outbreak of the coronavirus caused many schools to close temporarily and rely on remote and hybrid learning for the rest of this 2020 school year. As a result we opened up access to Listenwise Premium. Now that schools are ending for 2020 we have gone back to our regular 30-day…

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4 Ways to Bring Listenwise Podcast Discussions Online

Remote learning is now a reality for millions of students. When they are physically isolated, social connections are more important than ever. Listenwise can help by providing interesting, relevant audio stories, which can seed engaging student exchanges that foster critical and creative thinking and offer opportunities to practice academic talk at a distance, including among…

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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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3 Ways To Use Listenwise for Remote Learning

Listenwise is an online platform that supports remote learning with easy-to-use lessons and quizzes. The platform includes a curated collection of more than 2000 lessons featuring brief nonfiction audio stories for students in grades 2-12, sourced from public radio and other producers of high quality educational audio content. The platform is designed for flexible use…

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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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[Watch our webinar recording] Erin Reaves, ELD instructional coach, share what’s working with her emergent bilinguals in synchronous and asynchronous #remotelearning lessons. #caedchat
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Weird News stories are 30-second podcasts that are funny, unexpected, and engaging for kids. Listen to stories like the mac n' cheese fiasco, space chess, or the world's oldest gamer. These short audio stories are especially well suited for quick vocabulary-building activities with a fun spin. https://cutt.ly/WeirdNews
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Join Mike Messner's #FallCUE2020 session, this Monday Oct 26 at 6 pm PST/9 pm EST - "Lexile Leveled Podcasts for Teaching Real World Topics" http://ow.ly/LjaK50BZRz6
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The upcoming election offers an excellent opportunity to integrate civics lessons into the curriculum and develop students’ understanding of how our democracy operates. Find resources on our blog:
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Today witches are a popular Halloween costume. But in the 16th and 17th centuries, many women were accused of witchcraft, which was a capital offense. A great podcast to listen with your Ss around Halloween -
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RSVP for our upcoming virtual "Teacher Talk" conversations. These 30-minute conversations will explore EL educators experiences in remote learning & best practices. http://ow.ly/Ut2F50BTHkT

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