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The myth of the original star-crossed lovers - Shannon Zhao

Adults Listening
Get to know the myth of the weaver and the cowherd, a pair of star-crossed lovers banished to opposite sides of the Milky Way.

Accent Expert Gives a Tour of U.S. Accents - (Part One)

Adults Listening
Dialect coach Erik Singer takes us on a tour of different accents across English-speaking North America.

Can you solve the dragon jousting riddle? - Alex Gendler

Adults Listening
After years of war, the world’s kingdoms have come to an agreement. Every five years, teams representing the elves, goblins, and treefolk will compete in a grand tournament of dragon jousting...

The first and last king of Haiti - Marlene Daut

Adults Listening
Dive into the life of Henry Christophe, a former slave and leader in the Haitian Revolution and the only king of Haiti.

The Addams Family Trailer

Adults Listening
An animated version of Charles Addams' series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family.

Catching A Texas Batnado - Science Friday Podcast

Adults Listening
Bracken Cave, 20 miles outside of San Antonio, is the summer home to 15 million Mexican Free-tailed bats. Each night, the bats swarm out of the cave in a “batnado“ in search of food.

Birds and Color - Science Friday Podcast

Adults Listening
Birds don’t just see the world from higher up than the rest of us; they also see a whole range of light that we can’t. Listen to the Science Friday Podcast to learn more.

Jack C. Richards on Listening Comprehension

Teachers Listening
Jack C. Richards discusses top down and bottom up processing and how they affect listening comprehension.

Tips to drastically Improve Your English Listening (ESL)

Teachers Listening
This article will reveal the best and most effective tips, strategies and techniques to improve your ESL student's listening ability.

Netflicks Academy

Teachers Listening
The Best Educational Videos Available for Streaming, and article by Michael J. Petrilli has been collecting the best titles in terms of education. These kid-friendly topics will please both students and parents alike.

Education On Tap

Teachers Listening
Podcast episodes brought to you by Teach For America. Informative, informal and a little fun. All meant to be conversation starters.

What Teens are Learning From 'Serial' and Other Podcasts

Teachers Listening
Educators have access to an enormous amount of content through the use of podcasts. Michael Godsey, an English Teacher in California made a decision to use a public radio podcast in the classroom and it was a wise one. The podcast of the murder-mystery 'Serial' was just the beginning.

BAM! Radio Network

Teachers Listening
BAM! Radio Network is connecting the voices of the education village. Listen to several different areas of education in these radio segments. Connect, learn and subscribe to the podcast station to listen and learn more.

Five- Minute Film Festival: Virtual Field Trips

Teachers Listening
Virtual field trips can take your class places wouldn't be logistically possible in the real world. This edutopia post showcases great options to inspire your own virtual adventures.

50 Of The Best Podcasts For Students

Teachers Listening
Podcasts can offer practical information and advice for those in high school and university. This collection for students has four general topics to help them decide and learn more about the different fields of study.

National Geographic "Listen & Read" Resources

Teachers Listening
National Geographic has several simple non-fiction "Listen & Read" stories, great for language learners to use in class or at home.

Jellybean Scoop- Free Daily Readings

Teachers Listening
Jellybean Scoop provides material for different levels of accessibility. Each article provides audio and more importantly, they also provide interactive exercises for each article. It is also possible to have a class account and registration is easy to do.

Useful Tips for Teaching Listening Comprehension

Teachers Listening
Students often have difficulty in listening tasks for a variety of reasons. One of the most common problems for language learners is that they often stop listening if they hear something that they do no know. This is where teaching specific listening strategies can help develop their listening comprehension skills.

Podcast: Teaching Languages, Tips and Techniques

Teachers Listening
Carla Arena a language educator joins Vicki Davis the @coolcatteacher in a discussion on sharing advice on teaching languages. Do you struggle with students with different learner abilities or levels in one class? - how do you handle this? Carla has some great advice.

4 Ways Audio Recordings Can Boost Classroom Learning

Teachers Listening
From arranging chairs, tables, and students to organizing discussion groups comes a new idea of using audio-recording as assignments and discussion prompts offers another space for students to talk their way to into learning.

The Big List Of Class Discussions

Teachers Listening
15 formats of structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable, and more academically challenging. If you have struggled to find effective ways to develop students' speaking and listening skills, this is your lucky day.