NRSC provides English Language Arts (ELA) workshops and training for teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing (DHH). Professional learning can be customized to meet the specific needs of the school/teacher's population. Some of the topics we can cover in our training are the following:
Pragmatic Strategies to Aid in Developing Written English Skills
Pragmatic Strategies to Aid in Developing Reading Skills
Ideas for Creative Writing Activities
ELA Resources for DHH
Identifying the Top Ten Linguistic Structures Found in Pre-K-12th Grade Reading Texts and Strategies for Teaching Them.
STEM and Literacy: Activities and Ideas to Merge STEM Objectives and the Language Arts
Dash and Literacy: English and Literacy Activities to Do with Dash
NRSC@AIDB offers a free Dash robot to teachers of the DHH.
There are plenty more!
NRSC offers ACT workshops for students who are Deaf and hard of hearing and their teachers. Participants will learn test structure and content and test-taking strategies for the test's English, reading, writing, and science portions. Additionally, participants will discuss resources that aid in the test preparation process.
NRSC offers IXL Learning to teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students at no cost! The IXL Learning subscription is for English/Language Arts and Math. NRSC@AIDB requires a brief 45-minute training that covers the basic components of the IXL Learning program. This training is also free via Zoom. If you are interested in obtaining an IXL Learning account, please fill out the following form.
Request Access to IXL Learning or Dash Class Connect