Listenwise

Listenwise (formerly Listen Current) makes it easy to bring current events, authentic voices and engaging non-fiction stories to the classroom. Listenwise curates the best of public radio to keep teaching connected to the real world and build student listening skills at the same time. Non-fiction storytelling works for science, social students and ELA. The curated public radio stories are carefully chosen for relevance to your curriculum and relevance to your students. We offer robust lesson plans to go with the public radio that are Common Core from the ground up. Our in-depth lesson plans include a listening guide, vocabulary, class activities and additional resources. Listenwise Premium gives you the power to assign students logins and create custom online assignments for your class. Premium also provides enhanced language support with our interactive transcripts.

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Listenwise
Updated: 
2018
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
As plants and animals reproduce over time they are able to change and adapt to ensure or improve their chances of survival. The evolutionary goal of...
  • Science
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
Students will know and be able to… -describe the relationship between bees and our food supply by interpreting graphical information -describe how...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
In this episode you’ll hear from Shalini Rao, a 5th Grade Teacher formerly at the Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts. Shalini used interview-...
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Common Core
This episode on human impacts of catastrophic events highlights students from Mr. Erik Eve’s 8th Grade Social Studies class at Lindenhurst Middle...
  • Science
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
A new source of energy is being developed by using Michigan's industrial foodwaste. Using existing technology for converting manure into electricity...
Listenwise
Updated: 
2018
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
Ice is an essential component of the ecosystem of the Bering Sea region. For example, sea ice cover can dramatically affect the levels of...
  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
Students will know and be able to describe how being an undocumented immigrant hurts parents and their American-born children; Explain what benefits...

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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
Audio story, lesson plan and student activities related to the issues, causes, and impact of Japanese internment following Pearl Harbor.
Common Core
Includes: free full lesson plan, captivating audio story, vocabulary, listening comprehension questions, listening guide, worksheets/activites
  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
Common Core
Essential Question: Why does the novel 1984 influence how people feel about modern-day electronic surveillance by the federal government?