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QUICK START GUIDE FOR TEACHERS

Step 1: Sign Up and Upgrade to Listenwise PREMIUM

New to Listenwise? Follow these steps to create a free account and upgrade to PREMIUM:

  1. Visit listenwise.com and click the orange Join Free button.
  2. Select I am a Teacher and create your account using one of two options:
    • Fill in your information, then click Sign Up.
    • Click Sign up with Google.
  3. To join your school’s subscription, skip to the grey box at the bottom of the page labeled Already a PREMIUM subscriber? and enter your school’s PREMIUM code

NOTE: Do not click “Get Started” to accept the special offer for a 30 day free trial.

Already have a free account? Sign into your account and complete the below steps to upgrade to PREMIUM:

  1. Click Have a PREMIUM code? in the upper-right hand corner of your dashboard and enter the code from your school.

 

Step 2: Create classes and enroll students

  1. Click the Classes tab in the menu bar.
  2. Click Add New Class.
  3. Enter a name for your class (your students will see this), click to accept the privacy policy, then click Create Class. Each class you create has a unique class code that you will give to students to join your class.
  4. Enroll students:
    1. Send students to https://listenwise.com/students/sign_up.
    2. Students enter your class code.
    3. Students sign up with a username and password (email is not required), or choose Sign Up with Google.

 

Step 3: Find a story to use

Browse our lessons and current events to find a story.

 

Step 4: Assign to students

You have three options to share stories with students: Create a customized written assignment, assign a multiple-choice auto-graded comprehension quiz, or share the audio via a Listening Link.

Share Audio

  1. If you want students to listen to a specific story and not complete an electronic assignment, you can share the audio via a Listening Link.
  2. Click Share Audio at the top right-hand corner of the lesson.

Assign Quiz

  1. Click Assign Quiz at the top right-hand corner of the lesson.
  2. Select a class to take the quiz, choose a due date, and assign listening supports to students OR assign to the whole class.
  3. Lastly, click Assign.

Create Assignment

  1. Click Create Assignment at the top right-hand corner of the lesson.
  2. Follow the 5-step process to create your assignment.

  1. Once you’ve finished building your assignment, send it to your students.
    1. Select a due date for the assignment.
    2. Choose to assign to selected students, or to the entire class.
    3. Click Assign to Class.