How to excel not just attend
How to "make it" in in school
How to really listen well
When you are listening to someone it is important to not focus on anything but the words coming out of the speakers mouth. You must not, 1. Play with your phone 2. Socialize with your buddy 3. Play with the board and 4. Think about other things. If you can focus on what is being said, it will increase your chances of doing well on the assignment.
To let the speaker know you are actually listening to what they are saying, you need ask questions to clarify what you are listening to.