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Sign Language with Preschoolers

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$39 Sign Language at an Early Age See Details  

Description

This class identifies signs that can be used with preschoolers. It discusses how learning sign language enhances the multiple intelligences, describes when to teach them these signs, and discusses the many benefits of using sign language with preschoolers.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Sign Language with Preschoolers

Goal: to learn the basics and benefits of signing with preschoolers

Table of Contents

  1. Concepts
  2. Vocabulary
  3. Putting it Together
  4. The Benefits of Using Sign Language with Preschool Age Children
  5. Brain Development and Sign Language

 

Learning Objectives

After completing the class, the student will be able to:

•    Describe two ways of incorporating sign language into a preschool curriculum
•    Identify how Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences are compatible with the use of American Sign Language (ASL) in the preschool classroom
•    List two benefits of using sign language with preschool age children

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

Speech, Language & Communication
Curriculum & Lesson Planning
Exclusively Preschoolers

Learning Outcomes

•    Describe two ways of incorporating sign language into a preschool curriculum.
•    Identify how Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences are compatible with the use of American Sign Language (ASL) in the preschool classroom.
•    List two benefits of using sign language with preschool age children.

Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington