How Deaf Children Learn : What Parents and Teachers Need to Know Hardback
by Marc (Center for Research on Educational Partnerships, National Technical Institute for t Marschark, Peter C. (Department of Research and Teacher Education, National Technical Institute for the Hauser
Part of the Perspectives on Deafness series
In this invaluable guide, renowned authorities Marc Marschark and Peter Hauser highlight important new advances in scientific and educational research that can help parents and teachers of students with significant hearing loss.
The authors stress that deaf children have strengths and needs that are sometimes dramatically different from those who can hear.
Consequently, if deaf students are to have full academic access and optimal educational outcomes, it is essential that parents and teachers learn to recognize these differences and adjust their teaching methods to them.
Marschark and Hauser explain how the fruits of research conducted over the last several years can markedly improve educational practices at home and in the classroom, and they offer innovative strategies that parents and teachers can use to promote learning in their children.
The result is a lively, accessible volume that sheds light on what it means to be a deaf learner and that provides a wealth of advice on how we can best support their language development, social skills, and academic success.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 168 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 10/11/2011
- Category: Teaching of hearing-impaired students
- ISBN: 9780195389753