Classroom learning centers can offer a host of benefits. It veers from the traditional “teach and listen” approach into a more hands-on learning style. Children who are actively engaged learn the best, and incorporating center fundamentals into the classroom can help. It allows teachers the ability to work with students one-on-one or in small groups to target specific skills, and better meet the specific needs of individual students. It promotes independence, responsibility, and allows opportunity for self-discovery. It can easily be implemented into a curriculum by setting aside a few hours each day. As children enjoy listening centers, it is important to record what information they retain. This listening center log allows children to rate the book as well as provide their thoughts about it. A great tool for teachers to assess student comprehension!