The Power of Listening in Helping People Change at the Harvard Business Review is a great article that can be used in so many ways.

It shares tons of research about what it takes to be a good listener and the benefits of being one.

I particularly liked this section:


That idea fits in nicely with the classroom culture I’ve tried to create of everyone helping everybody.  I’ll certainly use that as a read aloud prior to class presentations  You can see other related ideas at The Best Resources On Developing A Sense Of Community In The Classroom.

Because of other parts of the article – it’s a fairly long one – I’m also adding it to:

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