Listening Skills for Students

Listening is one of the most important skills that students can practice while in school. Every aspect of a student’s academic career is impacted by their ability to actively listen. For most students, active listening is not an innate skill. Luckily, there are a few easy steps you can teach to help them gain this skill.

In this 2:48 video, teachers and students go over three steps to active listening:

  • Look at the person speaking.
  • Wait until he or she is done before you speak.
  • Respond with words or gestures that show you heard what he or she said.

This video comes with a downloadable guidebook.

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