How Deaf Children Learn What Parents and Teachers Need to Know

ISBN-10: 0195389751

ISBN-13: 9780195389753

Edition: 2012

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Marc Marschark is a Professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, where he is Director of the Center for Education Research Partnerships. He has written or edited over 20 books and published over 100 articles and chapters. His current research focuses on relations of language and learning by deaf children and adults in formal and informal educational settings. Peter C. Hauser is an Associate Professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. A deaf clinical neuropsychologist, he is the director of the Deaf Studies Laboratory (DSL) where he supervises deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing students who obtain hands-on experience developing, running, and analyzing experimental psychological studies.

What It's All About
Who Are We and What Are We Doing Here?
Alternative Perspectives on Educating Deaf Students
Using This Book
Notes, Confessions, and Acknowledgments
Introduction to Deaf Children
Navigating Issues
Those Who Ignore History...Terms of Endearment (or Not)
Differences versus Deficiencies
Final Words
On Hearing and Not Hearing
Understanding Hearing
Hearing Aids
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Cochlear Implants
Final Words
Language and Communication
Understanding Language
From Communication to Language
Signed Languages and Visual Communication Systems
Spoken Communication
Final Words
Family and Peers: Foundations of Learning
Education Begins at Home
Social Interactions: Foundations for Learning
Early Intervention
Moving from Home to School
Social-Emotional Growth during the School Years
Last Words
Deaf Cognition
Are Deaf Children As Smart As Hearing Children?
Do Deaf Individuals See Better?
Does Sign Language Have an Effect on Cognition?
Cognitive Development and Language
Final Words
Learning and Memory
Cognition and Learning: From Darkness to Enlightenment
Final Words
Problem Solving and Knowledge
Experience and Conceptual Development
Integration and Organization of Knowledge
Final Words
The Challenge of Learning to Read
What Can We Do about Deaf Students' Reading Achievement?
A Few Words about Writing
Final Words
Doing Math: Foundations
Understanding Number
Understanding Mathematics during the School Years
Improving Mathematics Performance by Deaf Children
Final Words
The Deaf Education Classroom
Options in Deaf Education Programming
Assessment and Classroom Placement
Classroom Diversity
The Classroom
Deaf Education Professionals
Final Words
Where Do We Go from Here?
A Journey of 1000 Miles Begins with a Single Step
The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same
There Are Differences and Then There Are Differences
What We Know and What We Need to Know
Final Final Words
Additonal Reading
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