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Boston Latin Uses Listen Edition To Imagine The Moon

Boston Latin School 7th grade science teacher Raquel Jacobson-Peregrino recently used the To the Moon lesson with her students to get them thinking about what it would be like to live on the moon.  They examined questions such as: Should humans return to the Moon? What is the value in studying the Moon? To demonstrate what…

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Listen Edition with Special Education Students

Listen Edition founder Monica Brady-Myerov, visited Anna Roundville’s special education class at Sharon High School in Sharon, MA to see how she uses Listen Edition in the classroom. Students were eager to share their new found knowledge from a Listen Edition story on the Dust Bowl. Anna’s students take part in the Charms Collaborative, a consortium…

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“Why I’m Enamored with ListenEdition”

Susan, a 7th grade social studies teacher in Brookline is a Listen Edition Power User.  She shares 5 reasons why she loves to use Listen Edition in her classroom. Tell us why you love Listen Edition by emailing us or Tweet at us! Kids engage with the reports. It’s easy to modify lessons, tweaking them…

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Why Use NPR’s Planet Money to Teach Macroeconomics

William J. Luther, an economics professor, decided to incorporate NPR’s Planet Money show into his introductory macroeconomics classes. This is in an effort to circumvent how “dull” normal introductory macroeconomics classes are and he found that many students enjoyed this feature and will continue to listen to it after the class is over. Episodes are…

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User Stories: Listening in Ms. Rogers’ BEAM class

Ms. Sue Rogers, a teacher at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Burlington, MA, showcases how she uses Listen Edition in her BEAM class. BEAM is an acronym for Burlington’s Extending Academic Model classes that serves as a pull-out enrichment class for the academically talented. In her blog post, she talks about: How and why Listen…

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Tom Diaz: The Driveway Factor

Listen Edition user Tom Diaz is a history teacher at Boston’s Middle School Academy. Read this article, re-posted from Boston Public School’s Department of History and Social Studies, about his experience using Listen Edition in the classroom. I guess my wife is glad to see my car pull into the driveway in the afternoon, but…

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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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