For my learning project I decided to pick American Sign Language (ASL). This has been a topic I have been interested in for years. Growing up I bonded more with the intellectual disabled students compared to the others. Those were my friends, and some of them still are. Some are non-verbal, while others struggle to… Continue reading American Sign Language
In Paul’s TED talk about leaving the internet for a year; 365 days. He talked about the good and the bad. The good being it was like a spiritual retreat. He was able to reconnect with himself. To interact with people he actually had to go out in the world to talk to people, or… Continue reading Life without Internet.
I decided to do this update on the adaptive equipment I have been learning about. Some of this technology includes hearing aids, cochlear implants, loop systems, accessible telephones, and visual alert systems. My deaf resident has a cochlear implant, along with hearing aids. She is fluent in ASL and teaches us as we go. For… Continue reading ASL Update 4!
I Think that digital activism is more effective now that social media exist which spreads around the world almost instantly. Yes, I think we all have participated in digital activism at least in one way. We all have our opinion on everything its whether we openly share it or not.
I read "What Is Digital Citizenship (& How Do You Teach It)?". Digital citizenship is basically anyone who uses technology. Meaning internet, computers, phones, anything that engages with society. You engage with society almost doing anything online whether it’s paying your bills to online shopping. With digital citizenship also comes risks. The first one… Continue reading Citizenship in the Digital Age
This week I researched the history of ASL started in 1814 with Dr. Hopkins-Gallaudet whom had a deaf daughter. He wanted to teach his daughter how to communicate. He wasn’t very successful so he took his daughter to Europe where there was known deaf education. This is where Dr. Gallaudet studied teaching. Then he and… Continue reading ASL update 3!
For my first research I decided to start at the bottom.. So I did my research on the hearing impaired population. Between 2-3 put of 1000 babies are born deaf. 90% of these children are born to hearing parents. I think this is important to know where it all started. Also ASL hasn’t always been… Continue reading ASL update
my learning project I decided to do mine on sign language. I decided to do mine of ASL because I have always been interested in it. Also slowly learning ASL based on my work. I am working at Black Hills Works in a group home where one of our residents are deaf, and fluent in… Continue reading American Sign Language; Learning Project.
The first Ted talk with Logan started off with him talking about what you want to be when you grow up in different perspectives from toddlers, to school age, to adults. It opened my eyes because he was right your answers are logical based on your age. He talked about school should be based on… Continue reading Teach magic
Digital literacy is anything you can find, utilize and share online. In the new generation information is more readily available and more likely to be found online than in a book. It is important to learn to adapt with the new generation and new technology. On top of that digital fluency is talking that online… Continue reading Digital Literacy is what?