Assessing and Teaching ASL: More Research and Digital Resources
From video libraries on the iPad, to digital bilingual ASL-English stories to the assessment of ASL development: there so many exciting projects and presentations going on with VL2’s translational product and outreach team.
Deaf Academic Bowl Champions: What is the Secret?
Maryland School for the Deaf is a “3-peat” champion in Gallaudet University’s Academic Bowl. The national Academic Bowl tournament, hosted by Gallaudet University, draws deaf and hard of hearing high school students from around the U.S. What is MSD's secret? James Tucker, MSD's supt., pulls back the curtain on the school's success.
Coming Soon: VL2 Translational Products
As VL2 enters the seventh year of research, a strong body of findings is emerging about the ways in which early experience with a visual language has specific advantages for a young deaf student. As VL2 matures as a science of learning center, we are developing educational and assessment products as part of our translational research agenda.
VL2 Research Opportunities for Students
VL2 has thirteen labs in the United States, and several are currently searching for research assistants. In addition to the hands-on research experiences available at VL2 research labs, the vital and energetic VL2 student network spans the globe and provides valuable mentoring and professional development opportunities.
As part of VL2's Presentation Series, Dr. Crume will speak on Wednesday, October 24th
Teachers’ Perceptions of the Use of ASL Phonological Instruction to Develop ASL and English Literacy in an ASL/English Bilingual Preschool