Gallaudet University Motion Light Lab, Visual Language and Visual Learning

Washington DC, USA   |   University

Staff from Gallaudet University's Motion Light Lab

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Location Implemented

Sign On For Literacy

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Prize Competition Summary
The Sign On For Literacy prize sought technology-based innovations that increase literacy outcomes for deaf children in low resource settings by providing greater access to sign languages, early grade reading materials, and/or reading instruction by engaging families, schools and communities.


Innovation Summary
Motion Light Lab at Gallaudet University created SignShare, an open source platform that enables users to create and share signed stories and resources uploaded to a digital library, with the goal of encouraging content production to share content in any language, anywhere in the world. The platform also serves as an information center, with tutorials, research on literacy development for deaf children, tips, guides, templates, lesson plans and classroom worksheets.

Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2), Canales, Merge NZ,
SignShare Intro

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