Educator helps teachers learn benefits of using sign language in class

03/19/2010 | Herald Journal (Logan, Utah), The

After discovering that sign language was helping her students learn, participate in class and become more well-behaved, a Utah teacher decided to help other educators reap the same benefits through "Signing in School" workshops. Leslie Briggs says sign language offers a chance for visual learning and helps with literacy by turning the "English alphabet into a finger play."

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