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What’s a Hearing First Learning Experience?

By Hearing First TeamAugust 31, 2017

Connected Learning, News & Events | connected learning, professional learning community, connected learner, learning community, parent support, Celebrate LSL

Coming up later this year, Hearing First will launch an array of interactive online learning experiences where members of the Hearing First Communities can engage to advance their knowledge, increase their understanding and connect with fellow learners along the way. Learn more below!

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Hearing First Powers Community

By Hearing First TeamOctober 24, 2016

Connected Learning | collaboration, community of practice, connected learning, professional learning community

Join our online Professional Community to connect with peers and advance your Listening and Spoken Language practice.

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Six Tips for Responding in Online Discussions

By Hearing First TeamOctober 12, 2016

Connected Learning | connected learning, professional learning community, learning community

Discussion threads are a key activity to engage with others online. Starting and responding to discussions online may be new at first, but it’s a lot like having a face to face conversation. Here are six tips to help make online discussions more familiar.

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Creating Your Own Summer Connected Learning Experience

By Hearing First TeamJune 20, 2016

Connected Learning, "Hearing First" | LSL strategies, connected learner, connected learning, parent advice

Summer is a great time for you to advance your knowledge and LSL journey through connected learning.

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How to Make Your Own Flap Book

By Hearing First TeamJune 11, 2016

"Hearing First", LSL Intervention Practice | LSL strategies, LSL techniques, Children's Books, connected learning, daily routines, early brain development, parent advice, Reading Aloud, Road to Literacy

Creating your own flap book is an easy way to keep your little one engaged in early literacy.

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[Infographic] Learning LSL: Personal Knowledge Mastery Made Easy for LSL Professionals

By Hearing First TeamMay 12, 2016

Connected Learning | LSL journey, connected learning, listening and spoken language, professional advice

(PKM Series: Part 4 of 4) Adding Personal Knowledge Mastery to your daily life is easier than it seems. Say hello to Nicole, a LSL professional who uses Seek-Sense-Share to improve her practice and achieve her professional development goals.

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[Infographic] Learning LSL: Making Personal Knowledge Mastery Easy for LSL Families

By Hearing First TeamMay 3, 2016

Connected Learning, "Hearing First", LSL Day by Day | LSL journey, LSL plan, LSL strategies, LSL techniques, Children With Hearing Loss, connected learner, connected learning, listening and spoken language, parent advice, professional advice

(PKM Series: Part 3 of 4) Now that you know what Personal Knowledge Mastery is, learn how to use it to achieve your personal learning goals and professional development. See how Molly and her son, Ben, use Seek, Sense, Share to achieve their listening and spoken language goals.


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Personal Knowledge Mastery for LSL

By Hearing First TeamApril 19, 2016

Connected Learning, "Hearing First", LSL Intervention Practice | LSL plan, LSL strategies, Children With Hearing Loss, connected learning

Welcome to Part 1 of the “Learning LSL” blog series! The Digital Age is a time of surplus information and endless accessibility. The result has been a fundamental shift in how we acquire new knowledge.

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Connected Learning: Improving LSL Outcomes, Part 3

By Hearing First TeamNovember 23, 2015

Connected Learning | listening and spoken language, LSL outcomes, professional perspective, connected learning, connected learner, professional learning community, professional learning network, community of practice

Personal Learning Networks (PLN) allow you to decide when, where, how, and from whom you want to learn. Digital tools provide unprecedented access to personalized professional development. Learn how to start building your PLN.

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Connected Learning: Improving LSL Outcomes, Part 1

By Hearing First TeamNovember 2, 2015

Connected Learning | listening and spoken language, LSL outcomes, powering potential, professional perspective, connected learning, professional learning community, community of practice, learning community, professional home

Online communities and learning networks can provide ideas and answers, reduce isolation, and give “just in time” access to knowledge and opportunities for collaboration. Learn why the Hearing First team chose digital tools to equip parents and professionals — and see what Connected Learning can offer the LSL community.

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