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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 14 2011: Hi

    I suggest we teach listening at home before school. Listening skills should be incorporated within the family institution primarily and then practiced at school as secondary. Somehow we place emphasis on schools and less in home education and behavior.

    Rgds,

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