what we know about deaf students and learning l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
What We Know About Deaf Students and Learning PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
What We Know About Deaf Students and Learning

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 16

What We Know About Deaf Students and Learning - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 133 Views
  • Uploaded on

What We Know About Deaf Students and Learning. John Albertini ESL Workshops July 15-19, 2002. Outline. Introduction: orientation to child development and view of education Deaf children in the US: demographics and characteristics Learning and language learning at home Cognitive development

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'What We Know About Deaf Students and Learning' - adamdaniel


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
what we know about deaf students and learning

What We Know About Deaf Students and Learning

John Albertini

ESL Workshops

July 15-19, 2002

outline
Outline
  • Introduction: orientation to child development and view of education
  • Deaf children in the US: demographics and characteristics
  • Learning and language learning at home
  • Cognitive development
  • Literacy learning
introduction
Introduction
  • A cognitive orientation to children’s development
  • A social constructivist view of their education
deaf children in the us demographics
Deaf Children in the US: Demographics

Sign City(video)

  • 23 million Americans (less than 10%) have significant, chronic hearing losses
  • 1.5 million Americans are deaf in both ears (NCHS, 1999)
  • Family backgrounds
  • School environments
deaf children in the us characteristics
Deaf Children in the US: Characteristics
  • Languages in the home
  • Lower family incomes
  • Mental health
language learning how
Language Learning--how?
  • Overgeneralizations
  • Semantic

English: Daddy

Chinese:爷爷

  • Morphological

English: goed, sitted, swimmed

foots, sheeps, deers

ASL: DON’T – EAT

DRINK, TICKLE

  • Pronouns

English: Want to sit in my lap (your)

Chinese: 把狗狗给你 (me)

language learning when
Language learning--when?
  • Mother’s voice (hearing infants)
  • Sign/speech emergence
  • Milestones
language learning how well
Language learning—how well?
  • Critical Period
  • Key factors in development
cognitive development
Cognitive Development
  • Visual-Spatial Abilities
  • Working (short-term) memory
  • Semantic (long-term) memory
  • Creativity and problem solving
literacy learning how
Literacy learning—how?
  • Deaf students who are 18-years old
    • read at fourth to sixth grade reading levels
    • write on a par with hearing students who are 9 to 10 years old
  • Deaf students
    • use different decoding strategies for reading
    • use modeling and social interaction to learn writing
literacy learning when
Literacy learning—when?

Kitchen notes:

  • We’re at…Don’t get into trouble. (Donald)
  • Will see you tonight. (Larry)
  • We’re going to Grandma’s house tonight. (Marie)
  • Start dinner for your father. (Diane)
  • Clean your room. (Marie)
  • The dog has been fed. Or, Please feed Rosy. (Randall)
literacy learning when16
Literacy learning—when?

Kitchen Notes:

  • Instrumental
  • Social
  • Expressive