Literacy: It All Connects

This website has lots of ideas and resources for promoting literacy for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

This webpage describes the Literacy Program at the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University.  They have identified nine practices that create a comprehensive approach to literacy learning for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, which are described in detail. These include:

  1. dialogue journals
  2. shared reading and writing
  3. journals and logs
  4. independent reading
  5. guided reading and writing
  6. reading to deaf children
  7. language experience
  8. writers’ workshop
  9. research reading and writing