ERIC Number: EJ1078238
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Languages Are More than Words: Spanish and American Sign Language in Early Childhood Settings
Sherman, Judy; Torres-Crespo, Marisel N.
Kappa Delta Pi Record, v51 n4 p179-184 2015
Capitalizing on preschoolers' inherent enthusiasm and capacity for learning, the authors developed and implemented a dual-language program to enable young children to experience diversity and multiculturalism by learning two new languages: Spanish and American Sign Language. Details of the curriculum, findings, and strategies are shared.
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Spanish, Preschool Children, Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education, Brain, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, English, Pretests Posttests, Observation, Check Lists, Video Technology, Photography, Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, Cultural Awareness, Program Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Maryland