Educational Articles

Establishing the Foundations of Literacy

written by Colleen Brunetti One of the hottest topics in education today is that of literacy, or the ability to read and write fluently. Teachers and parents alike have a vested interest and heightened awareness of the need for strong

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Signing is Expression

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed. One of my favorite things to do when introducing children to sign language is to talk about the value of expression while signing. It really helps the language begin to come alive, and it also taps

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Signing is Movement

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed. Over the last several years, children have become more and more sedentary, spending longer time in front of a screen, and less time running, jumping and just moving.  There’s been a lot of concern over the

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Instructor-to-Instructor: Our Potty Time Workshop

 by Colleen Brunetti  Two of our Signing Time Academy instructors, Arleigh Luckett and Kristy Simons recently participated in The National Canadian Down Syndrome Society Conference. This family oriented conference gave them a great opportunity to showcase Potty Time in a

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Helping Your Clients To See Signing as Learning

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed. Take a moment to think about why people take your signing classes. Many of my clients have told me they want to know what their baby wants before spoken language has developed. Some appreciate the bonding

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