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How Deaf Children Learn [electronic resource] : What Parents and Teachers Need to Know

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780195389753Series: Perspectives on DeafnessPublication details: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780199909452
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: How Deaf Children Learn : What Parents and Teachers Need to KnowDDC classification:
  • 371.91/2 371.912
LOC classification:
  • HV2391 .M257 2012
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Contents; 1. What It's All About; Who Are We and What Are We Doing Here?; Alternative Perspectives on Educating Deaf Students; Using This Book; Notes, Confessions, and Acknowledgments; 2. Introduction to Deaf Children; Navigating Issues; Those Who Ignore History . . .; Terms of Endearment (or Not); Differences versus Deficiencies; Final Words; 3. On Hearing and Not Hearing; Understanding Hearing; Hearing Aids; Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Cochlear Implants; Final Words; 4. Language and Communication; Understanding Language; From Communication to Language
Classroom DiversityThe Classroom; Deaf Education Professionals; Final Words; 12. Where Do We Go from Here?; A Journey of 1,000 Miles Begins with a Single Step; The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same; There Are Differences and Then There Are Differences; What We Know and What We Need to Know; Final Final Words; NOTES; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
LearningMemory; Final Words; 8. Problem Solving and Knowledge; Experience and Conceptual Development; Integration and Organization of Knowledge; Final Words; 9. Reading; The Challenge of Learning to Read; What Can We Do about Deaf Students' Reading Achievement?; A Few Words about Writing; Final Words; 10. Doing Math: Foundations and Outcomes; Understanding Number; Understanding Mathematics during the School Years; Improving Mathematics Performance by Deaf Children; Final Words; 11. The Deaf Education Classroom; Options in Deaf Education Programming; Assessment and Classroom Placement
Signed Languages and Visual Communication SystemsSpoken Communication; Final Words; 5. Family and Peers: Foundations of Learning; Education Begins at Home; Social Interactions: Foundations for Learning; Early Intervention; Moving from Home to School; Social-Emotional Growth during the School Years; Final Words; 6. Deaf Cognition; Are Deaf Children as Smart as Hearing Children?; Do Deaf Individuals See Better?; Does Sign Language Have an Effect on Cognition?; Cognitive Development and Language; Final Words; 7. Learning and Memory; Cognition and Learning: From Darkness to Enlightenment
Summary: How can parents and teachers most effectively support the language development and academic success of deaf and hard-of-hearing children? Will using sign language interfere with learning spoken language? Should deaf children be placed in classrooms with hearing children? Are traditional methods of teaching subjects such as reading and math to hearing children appropriate for deaf learners? As many parents and teachers will attest, questions like these have no easy answers, and it can be difficult for caring adults to separate science from politics and fact from opinion in order to make informe
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Cover; Contents; 1. What It's All About; Who Are We and What Are We Doing Here?; Alternative Perspectives on Educating Deaf Students; Using This Book; Notes, Confessions, and Acknowledgments; 2. Introduction to Deaf Children; Navigating Issues; Those Who Ignore History . . .; Terms of Endearment (or Not); Differences versus Deficiencies; Final Words; 3. On Hearing and Not Hearing; Understanding Hearing; Hearing Aids; Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Cochlear Implants; Final Words; 4. Language and Communication; Understanding Language; From Communication to Language

Classroom DiversityThe Classroom; Deaf Education Professionals; Final Words; 12. Where Do We Go from Here?; A Journey of 1,000 Miles Begins with a Single Step; The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same; There Are Differences and Then There Are Differences; What We Know and What We Need to Know; Final Final Words; NOTES; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W

LearningMemory; Final Words; 8. Problem Solving and Knowledge; Experience and Conceptual Development; Integration and Organization of Knowledge; Final Words; 9. Reading; The Challenge of Learning to Read; What Can We Do about Deaf Students' Reading Achievement?; A Few Words about Writing; Final Words; 10. Doing Math: Foundations and Outcomes; Understanding Number; Understanding Mathematics during the School Years; Improving Mathematics Performance by Deaf Children; Final Words; 11. The Deaf Education Classroom; Options in Deaf Education Programming; Assessment and Classroom Placement

Signed Languages and Visual Communication SystemsSpoken Communication; Final Words; 5. Family and Peers: Foundations of Learning; Education Begins at Home; Social Interactions: Foundations for Learning; Early Intervention; Moving from Home to School; Social-Emotional Growth during the School Years; Final Words; 6. Deaf Cognition; Are Deaf Children as Smart as Hearing Children?; Do Deaf Individuals See Better?; Does Sign Language Have an Effect on Cognition?; Cognitive Development and Language; Final Words; 7. Learning and Memory; Cognition and Learning: From Darkness to Enlightenment

How can parents and teachers most effectively support the language development and academic success of deaf and hard-of-hearing children? Will using sign language interfere with learning spoken language? Should deaf children be placed in classrooms with hearing children? Are traditional methods of teaching subjects such as reading and math to hearing children appropriate for deaf learners? As many parents and teachers will attest, questions like these have no easy answers, and it can be difficult for caring adults to separate science from politics and fact from opinion in order to make informe