What Keeps ASL Students Coming Back?

What Keeps ASL Students Coming Back?

For you teachers out there, it will come as no surprise that, on occasion, there are ulterior motives for taking ASL. I know, crazy talk. Who’da thunk? For some students, ASL seems like an easy way to meet their foreign language requirement for graduation. For that...
7 Tips for Awesome ASL Student Feedback

7 Tips for Awesome ASL Student Feedback

ASL students aren’t just learning information, they are developing language skills, and for any skill development, you need feedback. With more and more college students enrolling in ASL classes, understanding strategies for giving excellent feedback are particularly...
Immersion in the ASL Classroom, Part 2

Immersion in the ASL Classroom, Part 2

Immersion: The #1 Tool for ASL Educators Like teachers of any subject, great ASL teachers are always looking for ways to improve their instruction. Some implement new technology, while others flip the classroom. But finding the right way to improve your class can be...
The RID Certification Moratorium & How to Handle It

The RID Certification Moratorium & How to Handle It

  In case you missed it, RID announced a moratorium on their credentialing. In layman’s terms: RID is temporarily stopping their certification exam. Logistically, what that means: “Those wishing to take an RID performance exam will have until October 1,...
Introducing 2015 RID’s Keynote: Brandi Rarus

Introducing 2015 RID’s Keynote: Brandi Rarus

From Saturday to Wednesday, August 8th through 12th, hundreds of sign language interpreters gathered (and, as of this writing, are gathering still) in New Orleans for the 2015 Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) National Conference. Brandi Rarus kicked the...