ASL teachers using Sign Writing

Jonathan y Yolaine joyoduncan at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 29 17:34:20 UTC 2008


Valerie Sutton wrote:
> SignWriting List
> September 28, 2008
>
> On Sep 28, 2008, at 3:36 PM, Natasha Escalada-Westland wrote:
>> I was wondering how many teacher of ASL as a second language are 
>> using Sign Writing in their classrooms?  I've been teaching ASL for 
>> 10 years, and have decided to add it as a regular part of teaching 
>> ASL in my high school classes this year.  I wanted to get feedback 
>> from others who might be doing this. Thanks!
>
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>
> Hello Natasha!
> I was so delighted to visit this web page to see SignWriting mentioned 
> there:
>
>> www.westlandasl.com <http://www.westlandasl.com/>
I liked it too.  Did you all check out this link on Natasha┬┤s website? A 
lesson that makes use of SignWriting.


Cities, Distance, Place - p. 82 & 83 
<http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=a70c8d9fa6db300e20c9>

http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=a70c8d9fa6db300e20c9

Good work Natasha!! :-)

Jonathan
>
> It is an attractive web site. If you need help with the SignWriting 
> part of it, we will be glad to help you...
>
> I am so happy to learn that you plan to use SignWriting as a part of 
> teaching ASL. Reading and writing a language is an important part of 
> learning a language, and can help new students remember what they 
> learn in class.
>
> We have more written American Sign Language literature now...which 
> means you will have more reading materials for your students ...I am 
> creating a listing of all of the literature on the web, and I will 
> post that shortly, so you can download documents to use as reading 
> material in class...or just visit the ASL Literature Puddle:
>
> ASL Literature Puddle
> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle
>
> I do not know how many teachers use SignWriting as a part of their ASL 
> classes. I hope more will follow your lead!
>
> Val ;-)
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