Educational Articles

5 Myths About Signing With Your Child

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C. We’re so happy you’ve decided to start signing with your child! The decision to do so often comes with lots of questions, and maybe even a few misconceptions. Let’s bust some of the myths about

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Can signing make you a better teacher?

We often talk about the benefits of signing in terms of the benefits it has for children: less frustration, bigger vocabularies, increased learning and retention – the list goes on. Can signing benefit teachers, too? Dr. Claire Vallotton from Michigan State University conducted several studies

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It’s Signing Time! Teaching ASL Signs for School

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C   For Teachers: Research shows that when your students’ hands are moving, their minds are learning! This activity will help you teach ASL signs related to school. Review the school signs with your class. Learn them

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Teaching Children About Other Cultures

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C   Our world is truly a global village! This phenomenon makes it easy and fun to introduce your children to other cultures from all over the globe. Fostering an appreciation for other cultures not only

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Teaching Children About Family Tradition

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C   The holidays are a wonderful time of year to bring out cherished family traditions and begin to share them with your child. From favorite dishes served at a special meal – to the music

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