The inclusion of listening standards in the Common Core heralds a new focus on listening instruction in the classroom. In 2014, teachers will spend more time demonstrating what listening “looks like;” explaining what students should be doing with their eyes, ears, and bodies while listening; directing learners to notice when they haven’t been listening; and measuring how well learners apply what they’ve been taught. What other education trends are predicted for 2014?
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