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Why One Kid Gives Up While Another Bounces Back (INFOGRAPHIC) - Resilience

Why One Kid Gives Up While Another Bounces Back (INFOGRAPHIC) - Resilience | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why one kid may be more resilient than another? Let’s say Lisa and Jenny are students in the same eighth grade math class. They both struggle during the quarter and, in the end, they both receive low final grades. Upon hearing...

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The Incredible Moment When A Teen Who Was Born Deaf Learns To Communicate

The Incredible Moment When A Teen Who Was Born Deaf Learns To Communicate | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
Patrick Otema was born deaf. The 15-year-old is said to live in a remote area of Uganda, and with no access to schools for the deaf he’s never learned sign language and has thus never been able to have a complex conversation with anyone.
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Cherokee language: From Trail of Tears to texting in the native tongue - Al Jazeera America

Cherokee language: From Trail of Tears to texting in the native tongue - Al Jazeera America | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
As elders worry about whether their culture will survive, children continue learning to speak as their ancestors did
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Breaking the language barrier: Tim Doner at TEDxTeen 2014

http://j.mp/TxT14TimDoner Tim Doner is a senior at the Dalton School in New York City who has studied over 20 languages. His interest started at the age of 1...
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Tablet translates sign language into text

Tablet translates sign language into text | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
MotionSavvy, a San Francisco-based start-up, created the translation software which translates sign language on a tablet, to bridge the gap between deaf people and those who can hear.

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Newsletter 57 – Translating sign language in real time - Leap Motion ...

Newsletter 57 – Translating sign language in real time - Leap Motion ... | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
Newsletter 57 – Translating sign language in real time. Last week, we saw how ... Plus, real-time sign language translation, 10 tips for getting your app into Airspace, and a wall that responds to human movements.
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The future of homework is ... video games

GuestChances are that someone has a game out there that could help your child with their homework.

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Watch sign language transform the life of a teenager trapped in his own mind

Watch sign language transform the life of a teenager trapped in his own mind | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
For Patrick Otena, being deaf in Northern Uganda means not understanding
the world around him. There are no schools for deaf children where Patrick
lives, so he has gone without and education. He has never had a
conversation in his life.
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How To Share Music On Skype Or Add Sound To Podcasts & Audio Clips Like a Pro

How To Share Music On Skype Or Add Sound To Podcasts & Audio Clips Like a Pro | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
How do you share music on Skype? The usual way is to click the + icon, browse for the file and send it. Wouldn't it be great to be able to actually play a tune to someone while you chat, altering the volume so that you can discuss it? I'm not talking about playing the…

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Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain

Steven Pinker - Psychologist, Cognitive Scientist, and Linguist at Harvard University How did humans acquire language? In this lecture, best-selling author S...
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These 14 Teenage Inventors Built a Glove That Translates Sign Language—and Other Tech Solutions

These 14 Teenage Inventors Built a Glove That Translates Sign Language—and Other Tech Solutions | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
What these kids came up with will leave you wondering what adults are even doing anymore.

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Couple Performs Adorable Sign Language Cover Of “You're The ...

Couple Performs Adorable Sign Language Cover Of “You're The ... | NZ sign language | Scoop.it
Tina Sirimarco is an American Sign Language interpreter, but her fiance Paul is just a regular guy. Still, Paul is learning ASL so he and Tina can put on sign language musical performances. In this viral video, the two perform ...
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