This is a fun digital learning activity for a student to review the 3 parts of the ear. The learner identifies the function of each part, what is in each part and uses a diagram to identify parts of t
...he ear.There are very few digital learning activities available today. Advocacy practice for students with hearing loss includes learning about hearing. As students begin to learn how they ear, identifying the 3 parts of the ear is a first step. They need lots of practice labeling different parts of the ear and identifying how they help with hearing. Learning Objective:1. The student will be able to identify functions of the 3 parts of the ear. 2. Given a diagram, the student will label the part of the ear.
This interactive Google Slides activity asks students to evaluate 4 listening situations (presented in pictures and short descriptions) and rate them on a scale according to listening difficulty. Afte
...r rating the situations, students are tasked with providing an explanation of why each situation is difficult or easy to hear. This would be a great 'stepping off' activity to begin a unit on coping skills or to evaluate how a student perceives different situations and why/how he/she feels about his/her listening abilities.There is very little digital learning activities available for remote learning today. This tool that asks students to rate situations that are difficult or easy to hear encourages introspection about a student's hearing loss. Asking student to explain why the situation is easy or hard to hear encourages them to evaluate their own listening skills and how advocacy can improve even the most difficult situation.Learning Objective:The student will be able to compare listening situations by rating them on a scale from easy to hear to hear. The student will be able to describe why a specific listening situation is difficult or easy to hear, giving support for their answers.
A collection of comic strips revealing troublesome situations for teens with hearing loss. Includes commentary on how each humorous situation might be resolved.20 more situations and scenarios that m
... mix humor with compassion in negotiating social communication.More antics and advocacy for teens and tweens with hearing loss.
Skyler has a hearing loss. And he doesn’t feel much like talking today. No wonder—he keeps missing what his parents and siblings have to say, and it’s frustrating. Skyler’s little sister, Maizy, tags
...y, tags along on his morning routine and, with the help of her special friend, we learn that it takes more than hearing aids to help Skyler feel like talking again.This 35-page full color children’s book by Audiologist Jim Bombicino provides avenues for discussion and building vocabulary by highlighting the difficulties that students may face each day, including mishearing and misunderstanding information, the effect of background noise, and consequential frustration and confusion that can happen when the ease of daily communication is taken for granted by typically hearing persons. In this case, the story follows a young boy as he awakens and prepares for a typical school day.This video version includes audio of the text read by actors, while their voices are filtered to imitate how Skyler hears through his hearing aids! Listening situations include a speaker with added background noise, simultaneous speakers, a speaker talking too quickly, and mishearing words—all heard as they come through Skyler’s hearing devices. Perfect for helping teachers, families, and classmates understand what a hearing loss might be like. Finally put typically hearing adults and children in the shoes of the child with hearing loss!Video download can be accessed on any device. Please respect the copyright and creativity of the author and avoid sharing as freeware.For grades 3-6
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...resolved.20 more situations and scenarios that mix humor with compassion in negotiating social communication.More antics and advocacy for teens and tweens with hearing loss.
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