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- ItemOpen AccessTEDI 2 Week 3 - Assessment Adaptations for the Deaf Child(2019-06-01) McKinney, EmmaIn this video, Emma McKinney, uses a real life scenario to bring to the fore, the challenges that deaf learners are likely to face with assessments. She explains the raison d’etre of assessments and underscores the fact that learners with congenital and acquired hearing loss will have different learning needs, hence different adaptation needs for assessments. She discusses a plethora of considerations that should inform teachers’ choices of adaptations and accommodations for each deaf child. She further shares common practices teachers can adopt to provide deaf learners with fair and valid assessment opportunities. This video lecture 7/9 of week 3 of the course: Educating Deaf Children: Becoming an Empowered Teacher.
- ItemOpen AccessTEDI 2 Week 3 - Interview: Implementing Language Adaptations(2019-06-01) Kuhn, TaraIn this video, Tara Kuhn eloquently makes the distinction between adaptations and modifications and focuses on those that may be needed to meaningfully include the deaf learner. Making use of visual aids, she provides very practical strategies to help signing children access the curriculum and understand concepts taught in class. She encourages teachers to be ingenious and think of practical methods that would work in their contexts. This video lecture 4/9 of week 3 of the course: Educating Deaf Children: Becoming an Empowered Teacher.
- ItemOpen AccessTEDI 2 Week 3 - Teaching Method Adaptations for the Deaf Child(2019-06-01) McKinney, EmmaIn this video, Emma McKinney, lecturer and researcher in the fields of education and disability studies, discusses teaching method adaptations for deaf children. Focusing on teaching English, avoiding fatigue, adapting the curriculum and adjusting for individual differences, Emma in her characteristic lightning speed, prescribes the bilingual-bicultural approach to teaching deaf children and poses thought-provoking questions which will guide teachers in making their teaching practices accessible for children who are deaf. This video lecture 6/9 of week 3 of the course: Educating Deaf Children: Becoming an Empowered Teacher.