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The Social Contract

This year it is a requirement for every teacher in our school to create a social contract in our classes. I’ve never made one before, so naturally I’m winging it. 455 more words

Teacher

Deaf Media: disAbility and Agency

Recently, I started watching a show on Netflix ‘Switched at Birth’ in which one of the main characters, Daphne, is Deaf. (So, I must add a short disclaimer, while the show is set to start its fifth season, I am still somewhere in the third.) This show really opens up a world of Deaf culture in television that I have never seen before, and does so with respect to its many Deaf characters. 181 more words

Culture

a/s/l: Samoans

Remember the days of the old schoolyard? Remember when Myspace was a thing? Remember those time-wasting, laborious quizzes that everyone used to love so much? Birthday Cake For Breakfast is bringing them back!  804 more words

Birthday Cake For Breakfast

No Way to Call Home: Incarcerated Deaf People Are Locked in a Prison Inside a Prison

Truthout is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing independent news and commentary on a daily basis. In order to remain free of bias and adhere to high editorial standards, the organization accepts no advertising or corporate backing. 222 more words

Communication

What Do The Lincoln Memorial and American Sign Language Have In Common?

Did you know that on the Lincoln Memorial, Lincoln’s hands spell out his initials in American Sign Language?

While this is only technically a theory, it makes sense when you look back at the history. 64 more words

Checking in on the American Soccer League as the Fall 2016 Season Kicks Off

The American Soccer League claims to be the missing link for American soccer between high school or college and the professional ranks. The league, the brainchild of Matt Driver, also claims to offer professional contracts to players to play on professional teams despite being sanctioned through the United States Adult Soccer Association, which governs amateur soccer. 747 more words

Soccer In America

ASL Players Rejoice, Festung Budapest is Available for Pre-order Again!

ASL players, you now have the opportunity to pre-order Festung Budapest again! MMP has just added a pre-order option for the next small print run. They have acknowledged the previous printed botched the last print run and therefore, it went out of print almost immediately. 46 more words

Wargame