About Us

Harness the Power of Listening.

Listenwise is an award-winning listening skills platform. We harness the power of listening to advance literacy and learning in all students. Our collection of podcasts and public radio keeps teaching connected to the real world and builds student listening skills at the same time.

We believe in the importance of listening for student success.
We believe in the power of a great story.
We believe in literacy for all.


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Team

Monica

Monica Brady-Myerov

Founder and CEO

Monica Brady-Myerov is a 25-year veteran public radio journalist and host and the founder of Listenwise. Before founding Listenwise, she was Senior Reporter and Assistant Managing Editor at WBUR in Boston and her reports have been heard on NPR, Marketplace and numerous other outlets nationally and internationally. Monica’s reporting on education won two 2005 Edward R. Murrow Awards for her stories on closing the achievement gap and First Prize from The Education Writers Association in 2009 for her series on the high school dropout crisis.

Karen

Karen Gage

COO

Karen Gage is an education technology industry veteran with a flair for understanding markets and client needs. She is known for delivering high impact strategy during her 15+ years leading marketing and product organizations. Karen was instrumental in helping create and evolve the learning management system industry – from the early introduction to a ubiquitous core technology in education. Most recently she was VP of Technology Products for Pearson’s School Achievement Services. There she saw that K-12 educators were ready to embrace digital innovation and that inspired her to join Listenwise in 2014.


Kathryn

Kathryn Boice
Curriculum & Community

Chelsea

Chelsea Murphy
Marketing

Adam

Adam Buchbinder
School Partnerships

Chris

Chris Calabro
Operations

Erika

Erica Petersen
Erica Petersen

Jake

Jake Bender
School Partnerships

Mark

Mark Goldner
Curriculum Writer

Andrew

Andrew Garnett-Cook
Curriculum Writer



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Listenwise's partnership with NPR brings one of the most trusted sources of news and insights on life and the arts, into the classroom.

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Pearson myPerspectives TM, a Grades 6-12 English Language Arts curriculum features Listenwise connections that build on topics students are exploring in the program to make learning relevant and meaningful

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Testimonials

Jenn

I love that public radio helps me keep my curriculum current. Whenever I’m driving to work or thinking about it I hear a story and think – Oh that has to do with immigration and we are studying immigration and it has to do with today’s news. And I love that then on Listenwise I can log in and put in a key word and I’ve got a lesson plan, I’ve got the story I don’t have to go searching back for it. It’s just there for me. It’s a great resource.”

Jenn KayGoodman, 7th Grade humanities teacher, Cambridge, Mass

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