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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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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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Connected Learning: Improving LSL Outcomes, Part 2

By Hearing First TeamNovember 11, 2015

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

Today’s digital tools provide significant connected learning and growth opportunities for LSL professionals and families. Learn how to embrace 21st century learning technology to improve LSL outcomes for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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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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