After you review quiz reporting, you may notice that students are having difficulty with particular listening categories. Below are ways to improve your students’ listening strains by practicing general and specific listening skills.
Literacy Coach’s Toolkit
This toolkit offers listening comprehension strategies for Understanding Vocabulary and Identifying the Main Idea. These strategies can be used in a variety of contexts with a multitude of audio stories, along with sample lessons based on audio stories from the Listenwise library.
Customize Written Assignments
You can customize the open-ended questions on written assignments based on the quiz data. For instance, if Making Inferences is a listening skill that students are struggling with, add your own inference questions to written assignments.
Guidelines for Teaching Listening
This blog post outlines a general framework for teaching listening. This framework includes specific strategies for before, during, and after listening to help support purposefully listening throughout your lesson.
How to Teach and Assess Listening in the K12 Classroom
Watch this webinar to learn how one educator uses Listenwise to teach listening skills in his classroom and explore instructional strategies to help make the most of your teaching time.
Data Shows Practicing Listening Works!
This blog post dives into the data of two schools using Listenwise and shows that with consistent practice, students’ listening skills do improve. The initial data shows that Listenwise, when used as part of instruction, can significantly enhance student listening comprehension.