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Practical Ways to Address SEL Goals with Podcasts
Thursday, September 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Monica Brady-Myerov, CEO and Founder, Listenwise, and Author, Listen Wise: Teach Students to be Better Listeners; and Dr. Scott Petri, High School History Teacher, John F. Kennedy High School (CA)
Sponsored by Listenwise
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For many teachers, supporting students’ mental health will be a focus for the 2021/22 school year. Social and emotional learning is considered a key part of helping students cope with the impact of the pandemic and feel connected and “known” at school.
This recorded edWebinar provides practical strategies for creating a space where academic and social-emotional goals are integrated with content and culturally responsive pedagogy. Teaching with audio stories can help students and teachers get to know each other, develop and practice important skills and competencies, and establish a positive classroom culture.
In this recorded edWebinar, learn how to use audio content, pedagogy, and teaching strategies to integrate social and emotional learning into your teaching and spark academic conversations. Neuroscience shows that emotion, attention, and learning are linked. The storytelling and human emotions found in podcasts make them the perfect medium to build SEL skills and this session will showcase lessons that prepare students to be thoughtful, engaged, connected, and compassionate people.
Viewers will leave with strategies on how to create lessons that encourage student self-reflection and explore topics like mindfulness, self-efficacy and growth mindset, perseverance, responsibility, empathy, and gratitude.
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers and school and district leaders of the elementary through high school levels.
About the Presenters
Monica Brady-Myerov is a content area specialist in audio and its use in the classroom and an expert in podcasting, fact-based reporting and narrative storytelling. She is a 25-year veteran (audio journalist/public radio journalist) and is the founder and CEO of Listenwise, a listening skills company. She is the author of the book, Listen Wise: Teach Students to Be Better Listeners. The book has personal anecdotes from the author and accessible excerpts from the latest neuroscience of listening and auditory learning, making it a critical resource that explains why listening is the missing piece of the literacy puzzle.
Dr. Scott Petri is a high school history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Valencia, California. He is the 2021 California Council for the Social Studies recipient of Outstanding High School Teacher of the Year. He holds a doctorate in educational leadership and a master’s in educational administration.
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Listenwise brings podcasts to the classroom, supporting equitable remote learning with easy-to-use podcast lessons and listening comprehension quizzes. Our collection of 2000+ curriculum-aligned podcasts from NPR and others for grades 2-12 keeps teaching connected to the real world and builds student listening skills at the same time.