I blog on Brain-Based Learning, Metacognition, EdTech, and Social-Emotional Learning. I am the author of the Crush School Series of Books, which help students understand how their brains process information and learn. I also wrote The Power of Three: How to Simplify Your Life to Amplify Your Personal and Professional Success, but be warned that it's meant for adults who want to thrive and are comfortable with four letter words.

How To Listen To Learn And Learn To Listen (Infographic)


Listening, not just hearing but really listening is a skill many students need help with. Some are naturals at it. Others might be bad at it. Truth is many were never taught how to listen effectively. The listening skill affects success in school, work, and relationships. Parents should promote it. Teachers should teach it. 

There are many effective listening resources out there but I recently heard the Kwik Brain Podcast on listening and Jim made it simple. In a nutshell, the key to good listening is to listen with more than your ears. Check out more information on this in the infographic below and then use it to help teens (and adults too) become better listeners. Enjoy!

How To Listen To Learn And Learn To Listen Infographic

I hope you found the infographic above useful and you choose to show it to your students. Thanks for checking it out!

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