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How To Use Listenwise for English Learners
With the move to remote and hybrid learning, English Learners are not hearing nearly as much academic English as they need.

Given the disruptions to instruction, the equity impact of COVID-19 will be significant.

In this updated webinar, learn how Listenwise brings authentic spoken language to the classroom through high-interest podcasts perfect for ELs. Listenwise is an effective digital tool for formative assessment, differentiating instruction, culturally responsive teaching, and social-emotional learning.

EL teachers, coaches & admins can leave this session with instructional strategies to engage their students in lessons that provide -
-Peer-to-peer interaction
-Differentiated instruction and interactive transcripts
-Formative assessments that provide quick grades and usable data

Many schools bring in Listenwise for their English learners and find this program to be a benefit for all students.

May 27, 2021 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Monica Brady-Myerov
CEO & Founder @Listenwise
Monica Brady-Myerov is a content area specialist in audio and its use in the classroom and an expert in podcasting, fact-based reporting and narrative storytelling. She is a 25-year veteran public radio journalist, and is the founder and CEO of Listenwise, a listening skills company. She is the author of the upcoming book: Listen Wise: Teach Students to Be Better Learners to be released by Wiley in April 2021. The book has personal anecdotes from the author and accessible excerpts from the latest neuroscience of listening and auditory learning, making it a critical resource that will explain why listening is the missing piece of the literacy puzzle.
Rachel Kramer Theodorou M.Ed.
Elementary Education Faculty Leader @Brandeis University Education Program
Rachel Kramer Theodorou has been a classroom elementary and ESL teacher for more than 20 years in both public and private schools. Alongside her practical work, Rachel consults with Waltham Public Schools, MATSOL, EDCO and the Waltham Family School on matters ranging from instructional practices for teaching English learners, to promoting ESL teacher leadership in professional development, and in methods for forging productive family relationships between school and home. Rachel received her Master of Science in education from Bank Street College of Education. She has been teaching at Brandeis University since 2007 and has been in her role as Elementary Faculty Leader since 2014. Rachel teaches MAT courses in the fundamentals of teaching and to undergraduates about teaching English learners, citizen science and teacher education, and in curriculum and assessment.