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Jason Lilly

Teacher - English, West Virginia Department of Education

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Why should listening be taught as a skill in school?

Julian Treasure proposed an excellent problem in his video about listening. Why isn't listening taught in school? Young adults are surrounded by noise and distraction. Could this be an obstacle to problem-solving and mediation in our world? What do you think?

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    Aug 12 2011: Life is a school. We are its students.
    The great greek philosopher, Epictetus once said that:
    “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”
    And this is indeed a skill.

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