American Sign Language Teacher Resources
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American Sign Language Song Project
Engage your pupils in American Sign Language by bringing music into the curriculum. Groups select appropriate songs and spend time in class translating the lyrics into ASL before presenting in front of the class. Music and props are...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
American Sign Language Hand Symbols
New ReviewWhether you are learning or teaching American Sign Language, a thorough resource on the ways to depict different hand symbols is sure to enhance your journey into proficiency. With sections on different hand symbol groups, including...
K - 12th Languages
Better Attitudes and Skills in Children
New ReviewLittle kids often have very big feelings, and need help expressing them. A set of social emotional lessons provide tangible ways for young elementary learners to visualize their emotions, focus on clear communication, and channel their...
K - 3rd 21st Century Skills
Can You Hear a Rainbow?
Teach your class about compassion and empathy with Jamee Riggio Heelan's Can You Hear a Rainbow? As kids read about Chris, a boy who is deaf, they discuss the things he likes to do, as well as the ways he communicates with the world.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Learning ASL: Lesson 9
Here is lesson 9 in an extensive series on teaching and learning ASL. Discuss code switching, numerical incorporation, and noun based vocabulary. Then, click on the blue links to view ASL in action. Each link takes you to a printable...
1st - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
ASL: Building a functional vocabulary
Best resource ever! Teaching and learning to teach ASL just got easier. For special education teachers or those working with hearing impaired students, this instructional activity provides story and time telling practice using ASL. Each...
2nd - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
"Some Excellent Dumb Discourse:" Caliban as native American
Explore The Tempest and how language and power are intertwined in the play. Through a series of questions (provided) and an intense activity that has groups translate Caliban's speech into American Sign Language, learners recognize...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
American Sign Language History and Practice
Is fingerspelling a popular way to communicate in American Sign Language? Actually, only about 15% of a conversation between Deaf people uses fingerspelling! Learn more about Deaf history and review a variety of general strategies for...
9th - 12th Languages
EdTech Tuesdays: Signed Stories
A tablet can be a great visual tool for the classroom, and this American sign language tool could be just what you're looking for. Rich and Jennifer provide an overview of the app and point out the features that would be great for...
3 mins Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts