Welcome! This is a 1-unit ‘Lite’ version of our 5-unit EveryDay Sign class. At the end of this course, you’ll receive a discount code for 20% off our full version course. In this first unit you’ll learn the basics behind using sign language with young children along with the alphabet in American Sign Language. This self paced 1 unit class is the first unit of our full EveryDay Signs class and may be started at any time that you are ready!
In this wee taste of our EveryDays Sign Lite class, you will complete the first unit of our full 5 unit EveryDay Signs class. In this one "lite" unit, you will have an introduction to sign language; learn about signing with Beginning Communicators; learn the alphabet in American Sign Language. You'll also learn to sign and sing the Alphabet Song and recieve a $10.00 discount code to use for our full 5 unit EveryDay Signs online class (in it you'll learn over 150 American Sign Language signs, more language development strategies and lots more songs to sign!)
EveryDay Sign Class Testimonials
I loved this course and felt the songs were fabulous and the kids loved watching them with me. I liked hearing all the other people and there opinions were nice to hear and it made me feel like everyone was equal regarding the level we were on. - Nicole W.
I'm glad I took this course.It has enriched my life and the lives of my Kindergarten students. We will continue to incorporate ASl in our classroom. - Linda W.
Great class! Enjoyed it very much! - Courtney C.
The whole course was great, I truly enjoyed it. I have brought many of the signs and songs to my toddler classroom. The structure and pace was good and the way the signs were introduced was very simple and made it easy to understand. The assignments were helpful in building the my knowledge of signs. - Natalie M.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course title: EveryDay Signs Lite
Credit Hours: 1
Class Times: self paced
Full name: Sara Bingham
Title: WeeHands Founder & CEO
Office phone number: 905-922-9052
Text, Readings, Materials.
Online presentations and videos
Textbook(s) -- n/a
Supplementary reading (recommended)
The Baby Signing Book: Includes 350 ASL Signs for Babies and Toddlers by Sara Bingham. Robert Rose; 1 edition (Sep 27 2007). ISBN-10: 0778801632
This e-class teaches both parents and educators over 250 signs along with interactive strategies that help beginning communicators during daily routines and leisure activities. This class does not teach ASL grammar but does teach participants about using sign language with beginning communicators who for the most part are hearing.
- review of course goals
- introductory discussion
- an introduction to sign language
- how to start using sign language with beginning communicators
- Song: the ABC song
- unit assignment
Class participation -- active participation in our discussion forum under the 'collaboration' menu item is encouraged.
Missed exams or assignments -- you will have three attempts to complete your course assignments. Assignments for one unit must be completed before being allowed to move onto the next unit.
Grading -- you will be evaluated based on your online participation and on completion of assignments per unit.
Available Support Services.
If you have questions regarding signing with young children please feel free to get in touch using any of the following options:
- Twitter: share questions or comments with WeeHands founder, Sara Bingham http://twitter.com/#!/weehands
- Facebook: share short stories, photos, videos and questions http://www.facebook.com/weehandsbabysignlanguage
- Yahoo! group: ask questions and share stories http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WeeHands/