2013 D/HH Summer Institutes

The University of Alberta, Minerva Deaf Research Lab (MDRL), in partnership with Alberta Education, is again offering the popular “Just in Time” Summer Institutes for school teams who will be working with students who are Deaf/ Hard of Hearing (D/HH) in the upcoming school year.
Please help to spread the word to teachers that would benefit from these professional learning opportunities in preparation and support for the upcoming school year! Helps us to build brighter futures by removing barriers and building capacity!

What: D/HH Summer Institute
Will you have a student who is D/HH in your classroom next year? Not sure where to start? Want tips from experienced teachers and consultants? Then this institute is for you!
This one-day institute will provide teachers with hands on, practical knowledge and skills to promote academic and social success for students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Topics will include strategies to support literacy, a hands-on interactive session with assistive technology, simulations and demonstrations of inclusive strategies supporting communication and reducing social isolation. Information regarding resources for teachers will be shared. Teachers and support staff from all grade levels are encouraged to attend.

When and Where:
Calgary – August 20th
Edmonton – August 22nd

Cost: $25 for Alberta teachers and $50 for out-of-province teachers. This fee covers workshop materials and lunch.

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