Creative ASL Teaching

Creative, Inspiring and Fresh Ideas for the American Sign Language Classroom

How to Create I Can Statemetns

The “I Can” statements are useful in helping create an expectation of communication in the classroom. The can-do type statements guide instruction and planning but they also show what students can do in the language rather than what they know about the language. The simple “I Can” phrase puts the emphasis on what students are Read more about How to Create I Can Statemetns[…]

Anticipatory Sets – Spruce them up or Bring them Back

Anticipatory sets are short portions of a unit given at the beginning of the class period. They are used to get student’s attention, to draw students into the lesson, activate prior knowledge and to prepare students for the day’s lesson. So today’s post is dedicated to how to hook your students into the daily lesson. Read more about Anticipatory Sets – Spruce them up or Bring them Back[…]