Category Archives: Effective Listening

Listening, and not simply waiting to talk, is a key component of professional learning and educational change.

The Stories of Home

A Voice to tell Stories captures how a family’s stories are not only an integral component of a young child’s learning, they keep the family’s history alive. A Voice to Tell Stories Remembering when I wanted so badly to have … Continue reading

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A Student’s Self Assessment of Listening

Here’s Beyond the Apple’s video about teaching students how to listen: When our students sit up straight, look at the speaker, be silent, and keep hands still and visible,¬† we assume through their posture that our students are listening. But … Continue reading

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Effective Listening, the key to success in a professional learning community.

The success of a professional learning community is heavily influenced by how effectively¬† the participants communicate with each other. Clearly, this is obvious, but what’s not obvious is that it’s not only how we speak to each other, it’s how … Continue reading

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