Say What? 5 Ways to Get Students to Listen

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Ah, listening, the neglected literacy skill. I know when I was a high school English teacher this was not necessarily a primary focus; I was too busy honing the more measurable literacy skills — r

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

There are some great strategies here to get students listening more attentively in class. We have all been guilty of repeating things in class and this article shows us why we shouldn’t do so. I particularly like the paraphrasing to a partner strategy as it allows time for understanding to develop and for students to fully come to grips with information.

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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