How can I Introduce Focused Listening to Promote Learning in the Classroom?

How can I Introduce Focused Listening to Promote Learning in the Classroom?

There is a distinct difference between ‘listening’ and ‘hearing.’ Though seemingly similar, the two words are different with emphasis on the conscious effort taken by students. Hearing is a function of the ears, while listening requires a conscious effort from our side to hear and understand what is being said. With the entry of technology, […]

What are Some Creative Ways I can Use a Listening Library in my Classroom?

What are Some Creative Ways I can Use a Listening Library in my Classroom?

In a world where written literacy is now rare and students are not familiar with books and are unprepared to read, listening plays a significant role. Teachers are being forced to deal with this problem with minimum time and a crowded curriculum. Audiobooks play a huge role in educating students and even in teaching them […]

Listening

Listening

Our role as teachers often requires us to talk more than listen. And there are times when we get so used to teaching and explaining, that we forget to listen. It’s important to remember that we have two ears and one mouth. Perhaps this is so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Sometimes teachers ask a […]

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