"Listening is a
magnetic and strange thing, a creative force.
You can see that when you think how the
friends that really listen to us are the ones we move toward, and we want to sit
in their radius as though it did us good, like ultraviolet rays."
-- Brenda Ueland
Infoplease: Listening Skills
Tips for being a good listener
This site outlines the active process of listening.
Students use descriptive explications to guide another student in
completing tasks and explain the importance of being articulate and the
frustration when directions are unclear.
Following Oral Directions Lesson
Following directions is very important. It helps you get the information
you need to understand something and to learn important things.