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Great for all Learners. Hear from Real Teachers.

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"One of the top benefits of the Listenwise platform is the access it provides my students to academic language...Students need to hear spoken academic English, and they need to hear a lot of it. They need to hear it from multiple voices and about a wide range of topics. My students, who are primarily Spanish speakers, have great social language skills, but do not have the vocabulary, background knowledge, or exposure to academic English that their peers have."
ELL Teacher Coordinator, Sojourner Truth Academy, Minneapolis, MN
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"I absolutely LOVE Listenwise! Beyond it's obvious benefits to listening comprehension, it mirrors a portion of our state standardized test. Our students begin the year with an average score of 30-40% on each Listenwise quiz and end the year with an average of 70-80% plus. I appreciate that I am able to use it as a long-term helper for my students to grow over time. It takes that much sustained practive (about once a week) to grow their listening stamina. My students enjoy it as well."
ELA educator, East Middle School, Joplin, MO
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"Listening is a critical skill that is many times underdeveloped. Second grade is the right time to get students started with that discipline and broadening their horizons. Thank you for the slower speech feature which makes it accessible to younger students and English Language Learners."
Elementary Educator, Brightwood Elementary School, Monterey Park, CA

Academic Conversations Start with Listening

Listening to stories has the power to captivate kids and teach them language.
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Proven Success Across Schools and Districts.

Sanger Unified School District

Sanger Unified School District

Sanger's district wide adoption of Listenwise is a roadmap for any district with a large EL population.

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Clovis North High School

Clovis North High School

Clovis North High School students listening scores increased by 26 percentage points, an increase of 15 percentage points higher than their district average.

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Lowell High School

Lowell High School

Access to academic language, channeled through engaging content, is invaluable for Lowell's booming population of ELs.

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We were looking specifically to support our English learners first and foremost, but then through our implementation, we found out how useful it was to all of our students, EL or not....[Teachers] really like Listenwise because it gives them a different representation than just text format to give students exposure or new perspectives to different content topics....and students engagement and enthusiasm has been very obvious during classroom observations.
Theresa Blanchard
Curriculum Support Provider and EL Program Specialist,
Sanger Unified School District, CA

High-Quality Audio from the Best Storytellers.

Carefully vetted for classroom learning and aligned to your curriculum.

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Equitable Access Through Scaffolding and Differentiation.

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Improve comprehension without reducing rigor. Our research-based lessons and tools are designed to challenge and support all students.

  • Interactive transcripts
  • Text to speech with Spanish translations
  • Tiered vocabulary
  • Graphic organizers
  • Slower audio

Insight into Listening Skills Without Additional Testing Time.

Listenwise has the largest library of listening comprehension assessments. It's easy to track student progress on listening comprehension, even by sub-skill (e.g. main idea)!

  • Automatically-scored quizzes
  • Drill down reporting available at the student, class, and school levels
  • Ability for student self-directed listening quizzing
example of Listenwise progress dashboard

Integrate with the Systems You're Already Using.

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