5 Ways to Use Audiobooks to Help Struggling Readers Traditionally, audiobooks have been used in the classroom to help students with visual impairments or learning disabilities such as dyslexia. Now, however, experts are realizing the power of audiobooks to help students who struggle with many different issues and aspects of reading. Here are five creative ways you can use audiobooks in the classroom to help these readers. 1. Look for feeling words. Have students first listen to a passage from an audiobook and then list three emotions the passage made them feel.
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