Creating a Multilingual Classroom Using Sign Language (3 hours/3 units). Sign language has traditionally been used with Deaf children and with children with special needs who use it as a form of augmentative or alternative communication. The are benefits as well to using sign language with children who are learning English as a Second Language.

Target Audience: early childhood educators, primary school teachers, educational assistants

Online registration is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Payment is due at the time of registration. Refunds are not available after you have logged into your course once and/or 30 days after payment has been accepted. There are no refunds available after 30 days. If you have any questions regarding accessing your online class, please email:

Course Information.

Instructor Information.

Instructor: Sara Bingham


Tel: 905-922-9052


Text, Readings, Materials.


Supplementary reading(s)


Course Descriptions/Objectives.

At this end of this course, students will be able to:

  • discuss signs as mnemonic, pictorial representations of words

  • lexplain how the use of sign language with English speeds the process of learning English

  • ldiscuss the use of sign language in the classroom to create an inclusive environment

  • lunderstand a number of basic ASL signs to use in the classroom

Course Calendar/Schedule.

Course Policies.

Attendance, lateness

Class participation

Academic dishonesty


Available Support Services.


The following certificates are awarded when the class is completed:

WeeHands Class Completion Certificate