AYOP Keys" Student is 4students@AYOP and the parent key is 4parents@ayop
American Sign Language 1
ALL materials in this course belong to Dr. Bill Vicars from ASL University. This curriculum is intended for high school students. Be aware that the pace may be too fast for young learners, and the vocabulary and some of the discussion topics will be beyond them. Signing Time videos available on YouTube, or My Smart Hands would be better suited for them.

This course is AYOP (At Your Own Pace) and has no live teacher instruction. The option for a LIVE class in the fall is possible, but will be limited and based on the number of teachers available. 

REQUIRED BOOKS

ALL materials in this course belong to Dr. Bill Vicars from ASL University. There are no books necessary to take this course. 

OPTIONAL BOOKS

It is recommended for the student to select 4 books to read throughout the course of a year, one book per quarter. Of course the student may read more, but they must be on the subject of deafness in history, current events, biographies, etc. The parent may require a book report for each book and average them into the student's final grades.

Here is a list of books to get you started. **PARENTS: It is recommended that you preview and help select the books with your student.

!! NOTE that this is only a suggested list of books to get you started on the hunt. Some books may contain subject content that your student is not ready for. Please use your discretion to determine the books that will be right for your student. Your library is a great resource to locate more books. !!

 

ASL GLAM

DESCRIPTION

American Sign Language 1
ALL materials in this course belong to Dr. Bill Vicars from ASL University. This curriculum is intended for high school students. Be aware that the pace may be too fast for young learners, and the vocabulary and some of the discussion topics will be beyond them. Signing Time videos available on YouTube, or My Smart Hands would be better suited for them.

SCHEDULE

  • Start Date: Week of September 16, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24 - December 7, 2019
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: March 29 - April 11, 2020
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

SESSION 1: Tuesday @ 11am CST

REQUIRED MATERIALS

ALL materials in this course belong to Dr. Bill Vicars from ASL University. There are no books necessary to take this course. 

Microphone:

All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.

OPTIONAL BOOKS

It is recommended for the student to select 4 books to read throughout the course of a year, one book per quarter. Of course the student may read more, but they must be on the subject of deafness in history, current events, biographies, etc. The parent may require a book report for each book and average them into the student's final grades.

Here is a list of books to get you started. **PARENTS: It is recommended that you preview and help select the books with your student.

!! NOTE that this is only a suggested list of books to get you started on the hunt. Some books may contain subject content that your student is not ready for. Please use your discretion to determine the books that will be right for your student. Your library is a great resource to locate more books. !!

ASL 1 Conversation Live GLAM

ASL 1 Conversation Practice

COURSE SCHEDULE

(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  • Start Date: Week of September 16, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24 - December 7, 2019
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: March 29 - April 11, 2020
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

SESSIONS (1-1/2 hours):

Wednesdays @ 1PM CST 

REQUIRED TEXT:

  • There are no required books for this course.
  • All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class. The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.
  • For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.

PRE-REQUISITE:

This will be a supplement to the ASL 1 AYOP course, so please enroll in that as well.   A schedule will be provided to show which weeks will be practiced in each session.

DESCRIPTION:

All foreign languages need to be practiced to achieve fluency. American Sign Language is no different. During the session, we will practice the vocabulary and stories presented in the ASL 1 AYOP course.

Spanish Conv GLAM

Age:

Middle School to High School Students that have or are taking a formal Spanish course

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week 
  • 31 weeks

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Thursdays at 3:00 PM CST

Course Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 9, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24 - December 7, 2019
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: March 29 - April 11, 2020
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

Description:

Drop in during this time slot to practice speaking Spanish. The sessions will be supervised by a fluent Spanish-speaking home school mom. This will allow students to practice Spanish in a conversational atmosphere and specific feedback on pronunciation, grammar, and other Spanish language elements will be given. Anyone studying Spanish is welcome.

There is no grading done in this class.  This is not meant to be a full Spanish credit.  

Microphone:

All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.