Talking with Your Hands, Listening with Your Eyes

A Complete Photographic Guide to American Sign Language

Author: Gabriel Grayson

Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9780757000072

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 373

View: 8004

Uses almost 1,400 photographs to present a comprehensive guide to the techniques, words, and phrases used in American Sign Language.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

The American Sign Language Phrase Book

Author: Barbara Bernstein Fant,Betty Miller,Lou Fant

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071642358

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 3984

Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book. With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people. Clearly illustrated with hundreds of line drawings, this book focuses on areas such as health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, food and drink, and small talk. This edition's new chapter on technology boasts 50 phrases to help you communicate about the Internet, computing, video relay, and more. There is even a chapter that gives you phrases for communicating about signing: asking people to sign slower, indicating your fingerspelling ability, and requesting help with your fledgling skills. From asking simple questions (“How are you?”) to more complex phrases (“There's no sign for that, you have to fingerspell it.”), The American Sign Language Phrase Book gives you the power to communicate easily and comfortably in ASL.
Posted in Business & Economics

Once Upon a Sign

Using American Sign Language to Engage, Entertain, and Teach All Children

Author: Kim Taylor-DiLeva

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598844768

Category: Education

Page: 270

View: 4043

This book shows how integrating American Sign Language (ASL) into story time and other educational programs can benefit and entertain ALL children, whether or not they are hearing impaired, from infancy onward. * Includes 14 complete program ideas appropriate for young learners, from infancy through high school-age patrons (plus parents of babies/toddlers) * More than 200 photos clearly illustrate signs * Resources listed include ASL Books/Media for Adults, ASL Books/Media for Children, and the ASL Manual Alphabet
Posted in Education

Introduction to American Deaf Culture

Author: Thomas K. Holcomb

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199777543

Category: Medical

Page: 370

View: 7645

Introduction to American Deaf Culture provides a fresh perspective on what it means to be Deaf in contemporary hearing society. The book offers an overview of Deaf art, literature, history, and humor, and touches on political, social and cultural themes.
Posted in Medical

Integrating Literature in the Content Areas

Enhancing Adolescent Learning and Literacy: Enhancing Adolescent Learning and Literacy

Author: Sharon Kane

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351813390

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Page: N.A

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This practical, accessible resource will help future and practicing teachers integrate literature into their middle school or high school classrooms, while also addressing content area standards and improving the literacy skills of their students. Two introductory chapters are followed by five chapters that each cover a different genre: Chapter 3, Informational Books; Chapter 4, Fiction; Chapter 5, Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir; Chapter 6, Poetry; and Chapter 7, How-to and Hands-on Books. Each genre chapter consists of four parts: Part 1: Discusses the genre and how content area teachers can use books within that genre to further content learning and enhance literacy skills. Part 2: Offers hands-on instructional strategies and activities using literature, with activities for use in a variety of disciplines. Part 3: Presents individual author studies (three or four per chapter) with bibliographies and guidelines for using the authors' books in content area courses. Part 4: Features an annotated bibliography of specially selected children and young adult literature for that genre, organized by content area. The annotations provide information about the book, which can be used to prepare booktalks, and teaching ideas for using in a specific content area. Altogether these sections contain more than 600 annotated entries tabbed by subject area, including art, English/language arts, languages and culture, math and technology, music, PE/health, science, and social studies/history.
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Language, Syntax, and the Natural Sciences

Author: Ángel J. Gallego,Roger Martin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107152941

Category: Computers

Page: 350

View: 8749

An exploration of human language from the perspective of the natural sciences, this outstanding book brings together leading specialists to discuss the scientific connection of language to disciplines such as mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology.
Posted in Computers

Barron's Dictionary of American Sign Language

Author: Geoffrey S. Poor

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764160899

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 5970

Provies a graphic dictionary of common words and phrases used in American Sign Language, including instructions on facial expressions, hand positions, and movement.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

Author: Adele Faber,Elaine Mazlish,Joanna Faber

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451663889

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 345

View: 7680

Details a program for improving communication between parents and children, providing sample dialogues and role-playing exercises.
Posted in Family & Relationships

American Sign Language the Easy Way

Author: David Alan Stewart,Elizabeth Stewart,Jessalyn Little

Publisher: URJ Books and Music

ISBN: 9780764134289

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 474

View: 8951

A clear and easy approach to learning American Sign Language, updated to cover vocabulary related to new technological developments.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Baby Signs: How to Talk with Your Baby Before Your Baby Can Talk, Third Edition

Author: Linda Acredolo,Susan Goodwyn,Doug Abrams

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071615040

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 208

View: 4837

The Essential Parenting Guide- NOW COMPLETELY UPDATED AND EXPANDED! In 1982, child development experts Linda Acredolo, Ph.D., and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D., discovered that babies can communicate with simple signs-even before they're able to talk. The result: Baby Signs, the groundbreaking technique that has changed parenting forever. Now, with the widespread popularity of signing with hearing babies and new and exciting research findings to report, the authors have completely revised and expanded Baby Signs to create this indispensable new edition. Featuring an American Sign Language approach, as well as a set of “baby-friendly” alternatives, this comprehensive new program offers all the information any parent needs to join the hundreds of thousands of families around the world who are using Baby Signs to help their children communicate their “joys and fears without tears.” (Newsweek) Inside you will find . . . An expanded dictionary with easy-to-follow photos of 150 ASL signs along with a set of 35 “baby-friendly” alternatives New research showing the benefits of Baby Signs for children's emotional development, for the parent-child relationship, and for reducing frustration and aggression in childcare settings Information to help parents use the magic of Baby Signs to meet the challenges of potty training (as seen on CBS's The Doctors) Real-life stories of parents achieving both stunning and heartwarming communication breakthroughs with their children
Posted in Family & Relationships

Public Library Core Collection

A Selection Guide to Reference Books and Adult Nonfiction. Nonfiction

Author: John Greenfieldt,Patrice Bartell

Publisher: Hw Wilson Co

ISBN: 9780824210946

Category: Public libraries

Page: 1856

View: 2302

Posted in Public libraries

If You Could Hear What I See

Lessons About Life, Luck, and the Choices We Make

Author: Kathy Buckley

Publisher: G K Hall & Company

ISBN: 9780783896434

Category: Self-Help

Page: 336

View: 7167

Posted in Self-Help

Library Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

View: 8671

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Posted in Libraries

If You Could Hear What I See

Triumph Over Tragedy Through Laughter

Author: Kathy Buckley,Lynette Padwa

Publisher: Plume

ISBN: 9780452283350

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 1312

Born with severe hearing loss, Buckley survived abuse and grew up to be a top female comic, author, star of a one-woman show and motivational speaker. Now she reveals the gift that gave her power over her future.
Posted in Biography & Autobiography

Canine Body Language

A Photographic Guide : Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic Dog

Author: Brenda Aloff

Publisher: Dogwise Pub

ISBN: 9781929242351

Category: Pets

Page: 370

View: 8421

Never before has canine body language been so thoroughly documented with photographs and text! Hundreds of images in this almost 400 page book illustrate the incredible variety of postures, behaviors and situations that the typical dog either manifests or encounters in his day-to-day life. There isn't a dog trainer or behaviorist who won't learn something new in this incredible volume. And there isn't a dog owner who won't welcome the new insights they will gain into the behavior of the family dog.
Posted in Pets

The Publishers Weekly

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 3659

Posted in American literature

E-Z American Sign Language

Author: David Stewart,Elizabeth Stewart,Lisa Dimling

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1438082940

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 504

View: 6213

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Song of Myself

Author: Walt Whitman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486113175

Category: Poetry

Page: 64

View: 1618

It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers of revised editions will find this version surprising, and often superior.
Posted in Poetry

School Library Journal

SLJ.

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: School libraries

Page: N.A

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Posted in School libraries