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18 Goals for LSL Professionals in 2018

By Hearing First TeamJanuary 29, 2018

LSL Intervention Practice, Connected Learning | community of practice, professional perspective, professional learning community, professional advice, share LSL

Setting significant personal and professional goals enable us to continue growing as LSL practitioners. Read the 18 goal suggestions we’re encouraging for LSL professionals to implement for professional and personal growth in 2018!

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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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Team Takeaways: Highlights from the AG Bell Symposium

By Hearing First TeamJuly 26, 2017

Connected Learning, News & Events | professional perspective, professional learning network, professional learning community, community of practice, Celebrate LSL

It’s been almost a month since we returned from the 2017 AG Bell Symposium in Washington DC and we’re still inspired by all the knowledge-sharing and connected learning that took place with other LSL professionals from around the world. Read some of the takeaways and highlights from the Hearing First team members who attended the event!

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10 Minute Challenge for LSL Professionals

By Hearing First TeamJanuary 4, 2017

Connected Learning | professional learning community, professional advice, professional home, professional learning network, LSL plan

Even a little bit of daily progress adds up. As LSL professionals, that’s the motto that we’re holding firm to as we kick off the new year with new goals, milestones and opportunities to enhance our LSL practice. Learn how we’re using technology to grow and gain knowledge in just 10 minutes each day. 

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Is Your Early Interventionist Learning Out Loud?

By Hearing First TeamNovember 30, 2016

Connected Learning | community of practice, professional learning community

Professionals in speech-language pathology, audiology and education of the deaf met at the ASHA Convention to learn new ideas and trends, find out the latest research and learn new and better ways to help children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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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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AG Bell Conference Recap

By Hearing First TeamJuly 13, 2016

News & Events | professional advice, professional learning community, professional learning network

We’re back after 4 days of learning at the AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Convention.

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What LSL Professionals Want to Talk About

By Hearing First TeamJune 30, 2016

Connected Learning, "Hearing First", News & Events | Children With Hearing Loss, community of practice, Hearing Status, hearing testing, listening and spoken language, professional learning community

Have you ever wondered what kinds of questions other LSL professionals are asking? We were wondering too! The results are in, find out what professionals want to talk about.


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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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