The ability to access and learn new information, and then apply that knowledge with problem-solving skills, is crucial for success in school and life. Educators work to empower students to develop the necessary knowledge and skills they need to become proficient readers, writers, and problem solvers.

This area of the expanded core curriculum includes:

  • Concept Development
  • Comprehension
  • Study and Organization

(Source: The Expanded Core Curriculum For Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing)

Resources

Raising and Educating Deaf Children

The Raising and Educating Deaf Children website seeks to provide evidence-based information to guide educational practices. Resources include links to articles in the Journal of Deaf Studies and Education as well as regular eBulletins on a variety of topics.

Supporting Success for Children With Hearing Loss

The Supporting Success for Children With Hearing Loss website offers free and for-purchase resources for professionals working with students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Content covers all three areas of Functional Skills for Educational Success.