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Check Your Implicit Bias

The words Extralinguistic Knowledge written over a Graphic of an open book with a dog standing on page that is covered in grass and has a road on it. Build your extralinguistic knowledge by learning more about implicit bias.

Aim

To learn about implicit bias and understand how it affects you.

Time Required for Activity: 15 minutes

Objective(s):

Interpreters will:

2019-04-08T19:07:28-06:00March 28th, 2019|

Learn about Deafhood

The words Extralinguistic Knowledge written over a Graphic of an open book with a dog standing on page that is covered in grass and has a road on it.

Build your extralinguistic knowledge by learning more about Deafhood.

This post provides you with a series of videos from Paddy Ladd, the author of “Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood.”

Aim

2019-03-28T06:20:56-06:00March 28th, 2019|

Practicing Constructed Action through Construction Tips

View looks up through steel girders of a building under construction to blue sky

Practice your use of constructed action and classifiers in this activity. Lurendran explains some tips for lifting heavy objects he learned while working construction.

You will start with a written summary of his text, create an ASL version of that, then view his original text and incorporate his descriptions […]

2019-03-27T15:17:59-06:00March 26th, 2019|

Fingerspelling Practice: Mac or PC?

A PC laptop sits on a white counter next to an iPad with headphones plugged into a phone

Practice your fingerspelled word recognition with this text comparing Macs and PCs for your computing needs.

This activity is designed in 3 parts.

Part 1:

Steps 1-2 – 15 minutes

Part 2:

Steps 3-5: 30 minutes

Part 3:

Steps 6-7: 25 minutes

Working on the […]

2019-03-28T09:14:25-06:00March 26th, 2019|

Life Kit: Learn to Love Exercise

A pair of red roller skates on a grey wooden porch

This post has a link for three episodes on exercise from Life Kit, a series by National Public Radio.  NPR describes the series this way:

Tools to help you get it together.

NPR’s family of podcasts for navigating your life — everything from your finances to diet and […]

2019-03-25T19:22:28-06:00March 25th, 2019|

Fingerspelled Word Recognition: Know Your Bike Parts

This clip runs from 0:00 to 0:22. Watch the entire clip and then create an interpretation.
If you wish to re-watch it, you need to re-fresh the page or manually move it back to the beginning of the clip.

Once you are done with this clip, close the window and click the next number.
This clip runs from 0:22 to […]

2019-04-09T12:45:05-06:00March 25th, 2019|

Deaf Julia Childs

by Anne Marie Baer

A translation is available below in  English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

An Asian-American man wearing glasses and a black polo short-sleeve shirt is shown from the waist up. He is standing in front of a dark-grey screen. A white […]

2019-03-22T11:52:04-06:00March 21st, 2019|

Mac or PC?/¿Mac o PC?

Samond compares and contrasts the benefits of choosing a Mac or Windows-based PC for your computing needs.

Translations/summaries are available below in both Spanish and English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

An Asian-American man wearing glasses and a black polo short-sleeve shirt is shown […]

2019-03-19T10:13:28-06:00March 19th, 2019|

Mini-Meditation from Headspace

A light orange rectangle with the words "Healthy Mind" on it and blue wavy lines

Aim

To practice meditation as a tool for self-care

Time Required for Activity: 5 mins

Objective(s):

Interpreters will:

  1. Practice a 1 minute medication
  2. Compare their pulse rates before and after the meditation

Step One: Take Your Pulse

Be sure to be […]

2019-03-12T13:54:57-06:00March 12th, 2019|

Enhancing Physical Education/La necesidad de la pasantía para profesores de educación física

Shanna shares her perspective about a lack of internship opportunities within her major of physical education.

Translations/summaries are available below in both Spanish and English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

An African American woman is wearing black top and is shown from the waist […]

2019-03-06T11:07:35-06:00March 6th, 2019|