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TEACHER TO TEACHER Lloyd Andersen Editor, Teacher to Teacher The descriptions that follow represent a variety of instructional resources and techniques that have been used successfully in educational programs serving the hearing impaired and have been recommended by the users. For purposes of sharing this information with other professionals , educators throughout the country are encouraged to write in. The instructions for submission of information follow the reviews. Hopewell Books - Work Series Booklet and Money Series Copyright 1976, Paperback Subject: Reading Educational achievement range of students who used the materials: Primary - High School Booklets covering basic living skills written at the second-grade level. "Students react positively to real life information written at their level. The vocabulary includes words like social security, medical clinic, employer, budgeting, and apartment. When students use this booklet as a text, they learn basic reading skills along with the vocabulary of living and taking care of themselves." —Fred S. Weston For more information, contact Hopewell Books, Inc., 1670 Sturbridge Drive, RD #1, Sewickley , PA 15143. This information was submitted by Fred S. Weston, Phoenix Day School for the Deaf, Phoenix, AZ. "High student interest. Helps students think about what to do in emergency situations." —Elizabeth G. Koniceh For more information, contact Janus Book Publisher, 2501 Industrial Parkway, West Hayward , CA 94545. This information was submitted by Elizabeth G. Koniceh, Phoenix Day School for the Deaf, Phoenix, AZ. Introduction to Workbook Play Production Copyright 1981, Paperback Subject: Elective class in theater arts Age range of students who used the materials: 15-18 A workbook explaining what a play is and what playwrights, actors, designers, technicians , and directors do to create a play. It is intended to make students aware of career possibilities in theater. "Theater vocabulary is well presented and explained through illustrations and clear simple language. The book provides a good overview of the various activities that go into play production . It also devotes some space to deaf theater. A class in theater arts would need to supplement this book with how to materials since it provides only a few short scripts, intended more for explanatory purposes than for performance." —Susan Jeffay/James Woodruff For more information, contact The Model Secondary School for the Deaf, Gallaudet College, Washington, DC 20002. This information was submitted by Susan Jeffay and James Woodruff, Phoenix Day School for the Deaf, Phoenix, AZ. Help! First Steps to First Aid Book Copyright 1980, Paperback Subject: Life Adjustment Age range of students who used the materials: 14-16 Educational achievement range of students who used the materials: Pre-Freshmen Ten different stories about accidents and what first aid steps to take. Reading Anthology Levels I, II, III Book Copyright 1979 Subject: Reading Age range of students who used the materials: 15-18 Educational achievement range of students who used the materials: Grades 5 and above An anthology of famous and not-so-famous authors divided into different units of study. Includes fiction and nonfiction works. 204 A.A.D. / July 1985 Teacher to Teacher "Used with upper level students, this anthology gives a solid background in a variety of genre and literature. The stories are of high interest and the topics apply to the concerns of young people today. These books, which can be used in a number of ways, provide the opportunity to teach different aspects of language. They are informative as well as entertaining. The stories provide a good deal of thought and class discussion." —Barbara Woods For more information, contact Scope English Program, Scholastic Book Services, 50 West 44th St., New York, NY 10036. This information was submitted by Barbara Woods, Mill Neck Manor School, Mill Neck, NY. Keep Quiet Word GameCrossword Manual Alphabet Cubes Game Subject: English Age range of students who used the materials: 1214 Educational achievement range of students who used the materials: All A Scrabble-type game having 14 wooden cubes with the manual alphabet imprinted on each side. "Interaction through communication between deaf and hearing students is one of the best teaching arrangements. This is accomplished by allowing students to play Keep Quiet Crossword Cubes game on a round table so that all students see each other. The dice cup containing the 14 cubes is...

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ISSN
1543-0375
Print ISSN
0002-726X
Pages
pp. 204-205
Launched on MUSE
2013-04-22
Open Access
No
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