ASL in the Classroom: Math/English

  • 30 Jun 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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VDOE Regions 1, 3, & 8 Educational Interpreter Grant

in conjunction with Reynolds Community College

ASL in the Classroom: Math/English

Lindsay Burris and Faithlyn Robinson

Date:  June 30, 2020

Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm

0.6 RID CEUs Sponsored by VRID

Location:  Zoom

Workshop Description: Provides extensive instruction of vocabulary and concepts used the content areas of Math and English. Focuses on comprehension and production of content-related information in American Sign Language with emphasis on sign production clarity and conceptual accuracy.

Presenter Bios:

Lindsay Burris has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Duquesne University. She continued for her master’s degree in Deaf education with a focus in secondary mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh. She did an internship at the American School for the Deaf teaching elementary school and high school math. She then worked as a long term sub in a high school geometry class at ASD. Following this experience, Lindsay moved to Virginia and has taught has taught at VSDB for 13 years in the math department. She has taught math courses ranging from kindergarten through pre-calculus. The majority of her teaching experience has been with middle and high school students. Lindsay recently completed an EdS degree in Administration and Supervision. Since the 2017-2018 school year, she has served as Assistant Principal at VSDB as well as having taught Algebra 2 courses. She loves math, but hasn’t always, and thinks that with the right teaching, everyone else can love it too.

Faithlyn Robinson is currently a teacher at the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind. She received her master’s degree in Special Education at Radford University in 2012. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree at Gallaudet University in 1992. Also, she received her Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design at Art Institute of Atlanta in 1998.  Faithlyn teaches photography, graphic arts, and language arts. She was born and raised in Jamaica until 1981 which she moved to America. She enrolled in Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind. She credited VSDB of making who she is today. She graduated from VSDB in 1988. She loves reading classics and enjoys taking photos during her free time.

This workshop is presented at no cost to K-12 interpreters.  To register, please contact Sandra Blue, VRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 0.6 CEUs at the Little/None Content Knowledge Level.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for this event, please contact Sandra Blue by June  12,, 2020.


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