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Beyond Strategies: Book Sharing the Deaf Way: A DVD for Early Childhood Teachers, Child Care Providers, and Future Teachers Serving Young Deaf Children

Beyond Strategies: Book Sharing the Deaf Way

This DVD focuses on topics such as scaffolding the development of ASL, emergent literacy, and cognition during book sharing, linking ASL and English during book sharing, and translating text into a register more developmentally appropriate and understandable for preschool deaf children.  

DVD features:

  • Explanations of the culturally based literacy practices Deaf teachers use to share books
  • Program is presented in ASL with options for adding a spoken English voiceover and English subtitles
  • Video clips show examples from four classroom-based book sharing sessions
  • Teachers share insights and discuss each video clip
  • Guided practice items and additional resources
Lynne Erting
Washington, D.C.: Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, 2006