Listen Wise - by Monica Brady-Myerov (Hardcover)

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Dimensions (Overall): 9.1 Inches (H) x 6.2 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: .93 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Teaching Methods & Materials
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Theme: Language Arts
Format: Hardcover
Author: Monica Brady-Myerov
Language: English
Street Date: April 2, 2021
TCIN: 82299446
UPC: 9781119755494
Item Number (DPCI): 247-12-8656
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Listen Wise

Listening skills form part of the foundation of any successful student's repertoire of abilities. Crucial to academic performance and success throughout life, attentive listening can transform students' ability to absorb and understand information quickly and efficiently.

In Listen Wise: Teach Students to Be Better Listeners, journalist, entrepreneur, and author Monica Brady-Myerov delivers an insightful and practical examination of how to build powerful listening skills in K-12 students. The book incorporates the Lexile Framework for Listening and explains why it is revolutionizing the field of listening and contributing to a surging recognition of its importance in the academic curriculum. It also includes firsthand classroom stories and incisive teacher viewpoints that highlight effective strategies to teach critical listening skills.

You'll discover real-world examples and modern, research-based advice on how to assist young people in improving their listening abilities and overall academic performance. You'll also find personal anecdotes from the accomplished and experienced author alongside accessible excerpts from the latest neuroscience research covering listening and auditory learning.

Listen Wise explains why listening skills in students are crucial to improving reading skills, especially amongst those students still learning English. The book is a critical resource that demonstrates why listening is the missing piece of the literary puzzle and shows educators exactly what they can do to support students in the development of this key skill.

Perfect for K-12 teachers looking for effective new ways to understand their students and how they learn, Listen Wise will also earn a place in the libraries of college and master's level students in education programs readying themselves for a career in teaching



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Listening skills form part of the foundation of any successful student's repertoire of abilities. Crucial to academic performance and success throughout life, attentive listening can transform students' ability to absorb and understand information quickly and efficiently.

In Listen Wise: Teach Students to Be Better Listeners, journalist, entrepreneur, and author Monica Brady-Myerov delivers an insightful and practical examination of how to build powerful listening skills in K-12 students. The book incorporates the Lexile Framework for Listening and explains why it is revolutionizing the field of listening and contributing to a surging recognition of its importance in the academic curriculum. It also includes firsthand classroom stories and incisive teacher viewpoints that highlight effective strategies to teach critical listening skills.

You'll discover real-world examples and modern, research-based advice on how to assist young people in improving their listening abilities and overall academic performance. You'll also find personal anecdotes from the accomplished and experienced author alongside accessible excerpts from the latest neuroscience research covering listening and auditory learning.

Listen Wise explains why listening skills in students are crucial to improving reading skills, especially amongst those students still learning English. The book is a critical resource that demonstrates why listening is the missing piece of the literary puzzle and shows educators exactly what they can do to support students in the development of this key skill.

Perfect for K-12 teachers looking for effective new ways to understand their students and how they learn, Listen Wise will also earn a place in the libraries of college and master's level students in education programs readying themselves for a career in teaching



About the Author



MONICA BRADY-MYEROV is an award-winning NPR journalist, listening expert, and entrepreneur. She founded Listenwise, which offers a curated collection of public radio stories and podcasts tailored to K-12 classrooms and focused on building students' listening skills. She is also a thought leader and sought-after speaker in the listening space.

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