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FSDB Pineapple PD: ASL Mouth Morphemes

5 minutes 56 seconds

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Byron Bridges, the ASL/English Bilingual Coordinator at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, discusses ASL mouth morphemes. The use of ASL mouth morphemes increases students' awareness of ASL adjectives and adverbs. They also help expand students' English vocabulary. Part of the "FSDB Pineapple PD" series.

Media Details

Runtime: 5 minutes 56 seconds

Child sits across from a tablet that is projecting her image like a reflection. Teacher sits next to child pointing down at words on a sheet of paper. Text on image reads, "Discuss Rubric."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 1
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Teenagers sit in a classroom looking up at a lesson projected on a screen. Text on image reads, "Students Divide into their Groups."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 2
3 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Students work on laptop computers at their desks in a classroom setting. A teacher stands nearby using sign language. Text on image reads, "Procedures in written English."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 3
3 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Children sit in a U-shaped formation. The teacher stands at the front of the classroom facing out and points towards an image projected on the screen behind her. Text on image reads, "Review Shared Inquiry Procedures."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 4
4 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Group of 4 kids work on a collaborative activity in a classroom setting while a teacher stands by to observe. Text on image reads, "Problem Solve Collaboratively."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 5
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Blind child uses a guide to read braille as a woman seated nearby reaches out a hand to touch the tablet in front of him. Text on image reads, "Braille User." Caption. Let's put an "S" in front, what word is that.
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 6
3 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Byron Bridges faces camera and uses sign language, making a flat line with his lips. Text on image reads, Mmm. Caption. It looks like this.
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 7
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
2 children seated at a shared desk in a classroom setting look up at a teacher using sign language. Text on image reads, "Support Discussion."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 8
3 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Group of young children in a classroom setting, a few seated on the floor raising a hand at the teacher in the front of the classroom, another wearing headphones and standing close to the front screen. Text on image reads, "Justify Answer."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 9
3 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Child sits across from a teacher in a classroom setting. The child holds her hands up like she's measuring something. Text on image reads, "Student Think-Aloud."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 10
3 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

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    Michele K. (Erie, PA)
    June 8th, 2022 at 07:41 AM

    Great tips for educational interpreters!

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    Dawn S. (Bartlesville, OK)
    January 27th, 2021 at 12:59 PM

    This explains some important nuances to communicating with ASL.

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    Ami S. (Longmeadow, MA)
    May 29th, 2020 at 01:59 PM

    Short and concise with specific applications to training teaching staff. Easy to apply!

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    Helen B. (East Setauket, NY)
    April 1st, 2020 at 03:18 PM

    This is a gem of a video that is extremely valuable to ASL learners, teachers, and interpreters in training. I would highly recommend.