It’s time for another American Sign Language lesson and, in this video, we’re learning how to use signs for school in sign language!
In the deaf community, schooling is a HUGE part of life. Many deaf children and adults attend institutions that are specifically geared to the deaf and hard-of-hearing, so they make lifelong connections at these schools. Some deaf kids and adults, though, attend public schools where they receive instruction alongside hearing individuals with the aid of an interpreter.
Either way, learning how to use signs related to school is important if you’re going to try to talk about education or schooling with a deaf or hard-of-hearing person. And learning these signs can help!
How to Use Signs for School in Sign Language
In this video, you’ll learn the ASL signs for the following words:
- and History!
Not many deaf kids are homeschooled (at least not that I know of), but since we’re homeschoolers, I had to include the sign for “homeschool”. And it’s a literal compound sign: the sign for “home” and the sign for “school” stuck together. 🙂
If you enjoyed this ASL lesson on school signs, check out some of our other American Sign Language lessons!
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