Listenwise

Academic conversations start with listening.

  • Fascinating educational podcasts for grade-level rigor.
  • Literacy & language supports, great for English Learners.
  • Large library of listening comprehension assessments.

Thousands of 3-6 Minute Podcasts For Grades 2-12

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Why Teachers Love Us

Standards-Aligned
Podcast Lessons

Authentic podcasts and videos across the curriculum are aligned with content-based instruction and ELD standards. Easily address listening and speaking with built-in scaffolding for multilingual learners.

Auto-Scored Quizzes

Auto-scored listening comprehension quizzes are embedded in lessons. Measure student growth on comprehension and understanding with our largest collection of listening assessments.

Interactive Transcripts

Students can listen and read along at the same time — great for decoding and learning academic vocabulary. A game changer for improving comprehension and language acquisition!

How It Works

Listenwise is a fun and engaging way to teach grade-level curriculum and language together while developing listening skills. Podcasts, visuals, and videos provide multiple entry points for students to learn in a meaningful and engaging way. Our extensive scaffolding improves comprehension without reducing rigor. 

Improve EL Proficiency
& Engagement.

Learn how Sanger Unified School District supported their EL’s and improved literacy for all students by implementing Listenwise across the district. They initially focused on achieving equity for English learners in designated ELD classrooms. Based on early outcomes, Sanger quickly expanded to inclusion/integrated classrooms to support all students.

Listen to the Sanger USD implementation story >

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