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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 13

Learner Descriptor

Learners listen critically and identify potential bias in different perspectives

Teacher Explanation

Learners listen critically and identify potential bias in different perspectives

Resources

  • Display Material: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by displaying these colourful Essential Skills icon posters.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to use consistent language and recognise when they are applying essential skills successfully by using this Essential Skills mat and rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 5 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Listening steps 5-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport. This resource is now a downloadable interactive PDF and can be used either in print or digitally.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 15
    Support learners with additional needs to focus tightly on specific skill steps of Listening by displaying these posters of the Skills Builder Expanded Universal Framework.
  • Short Lesson: Step 13
    In this short lesson, learners match different types of cognitive bias to a variety of scenarios.
  • Short Lesson: Step 13
    In this short lesson, learners analyse a recent news story for evidence of prejudiced viewpoints.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 10 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Listening steps 10-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport. This resource is now a downloadable interactive PDF and can be used either in print or digitally.
  • Short Lesson: Step 13
    In this short lesson, learners use structuring questions to identify bias in an audio clip they listen to.
  • Video: Step 0 to Step 15
    This video explores the key themes of Listening - a great way to introduce the skill to your learners.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying Listening skills successfully by rewarding them with this colourful certificate. This resource can either be printed out or edited digitally.