Given the disruptions to instruction this year, the equity impact of COVID-19 will be significant.
In this session learn how you can use Listenwise as a culturally responsive teaching tool and support your equity goals by engaging your students with real-world podcasts, which are accompanied by standards-based teaching resources.
-Build literacy skills through listening to diverse & multicultural podcast content as instructional texts.
-Focus on instructional equity using audio and storytelling as the equity lever to bring the real world to students without “leveling down” content or expectations, especially for students reading below grade levels.
This presentation will explore the importance of teaching listening in K-12 education and how listening is tied to building literacy, especially academic language. It will bring in research, theory, and practice. With the surge in popularity of podcasts, this is the perfect time to learn how to harness the power of listening in your classroom.