Learning with Signing Time – Tree Schoolers

Introduce your preschooler to the world around them with… About TreeSchoolers? Rachel & the TreeSchoolers incorporates the best elements of Schoolhouse Rock, Mr. Rogers and Sesame Street to deliver a well-rounded preschool curriculum for ages 2-6. This new series: is based on a comprehensive educational framework developed by Emily Swan, Ph.D. uses whole body learning thatContinue reading “Learning with Signing Time – Tree Schoolers”

Sign Language Resources: Free Online Signing Time Class with Rachel Coleman

Two Little Hands are offering parents a free online Signing Time class with Rachel Coleman! With each self-paced lesson, families can: learn signs with Rachel Coleman watch Signing Time video clips download free songs and printables get exclusive coupons Why Should We Teach Children Sign Language? More rapid development of language skills compared to children who do not learn toContinue reading “Sign Language Resources: Free Online Signing Time Class with Rachel Coleman”

If Gesturing Helps Children Retain What They Learn, Can Learning to Sign Also Help?

Movement helps to boost children’s learning – it is a theory called “Embodied Cognition” where the link between the brain and the body can help children to gain a deeper understanding of the material they are learning. In “How Acting Out in School Boosts Learning“, the article cited a study that shows how gesturing can help childrenContinue reading “If Gesturing Helps Children Retain What They Learn, Can Learning to Sign Also Help?”