Using American Sign Language (ASL) in your preschool or elementary school classroom will keep your students’ hands moving, their minds engaged and their brains learning! In this Guide, you’ll learn how this powerful tool can help you:
• engage students in learning
• improve academic outcomes
• create a more harmonious classroom
Let’s start by considering some of the exciting findings that researchers have discovered about using ASL with hearing children in the classroom. Next, we’ll recommend some quick and easy signing activities you can use every day to make language arts instruction more fun. Finally, for those of you who want to do even more to bring the powerful benefits of signing to your classroom, you’ll learn about how the Signing Time Classroom Edition provides a wealth of additional resources to help you reach your goals.