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Key Questions and Comments 
The teacher discusses the importance of listening comprehension.  Consider recent lessons that you have taught/observed.  Was there necessary background information that could have been presented as a listening comprehension activity?

How can you incorporate some of these active listening strategies into your teaching?

The teacher talks about how important listening comprehension is for younger students.  Do you think that your curriculum/lesson plans incorporate enough listening comprehension for your students?

Notice the variety of engagement strategies that the teacher uses throughout his lesson.


Description of Video

Watch how Aaron Lentner uses active listening with his class to increase the listening comprehension for his students.  


0:37 Importance of listening comprehension
1:36  Discussion of engagement strategies
2:09  Choral response
2:22  Physical response


Listening comprehension
Talk to your partner
Whole group responses
Choral Response

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