BATOD
The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education

Annual Conference - i-learn, u-learn, e-learn 8 March 2008

Programme for i-learn, u-learn, e-learnDetailed programme and list of speakers and presenters inlcuding a web link to the photo album from the conference.
CPD Study Day - Conference 200815 Jan
Workshop details for all three venuesAbstracts of the workshop content to assist delegates with their choice of workshop
CPD Study Day - Conference 200815 Jan
Deaf@x seminar - visual literacyArticle from the January 2008 Association Magazine describing how the first Deaf@x seminar, lead by Prue Goodwin, considered what is meant by 'reading' (in education) and then how the skill is developed. Delegates were asked to follow up by exploring how supportive a visual text can be in enabling deaf children to make meaning from a text. The workshop at Boston Spa, led by members of the Wakefield Service, will share experiences and thoughts on this.
CPD Study Day - Conference 200815 Jan
UK-US Community of LearnersHarold Johnson (Univ Michigan USA) presents his thoughts about future developments for those working in deafe duction. Teachers represent the single largest factor that influences the academic success of students. Instructional experiences, content knowledge and content specific instructional strategies represent the 'core' competencies of effective teachers. This article shares the 'core' competencies of effective teachers of students who are deaf/hard of hearing (d/hh). In addition, the article identifies a collaborative strategy that could be used by U.K. and U.S. deaf education teachers and the universities to reduce isolation, recognize excellence and foster collaboration in the field of Deaf Education.
CPD Study Day - Conference 200815 Jan
Deaf children video conferencingArticle from the Nov Association Magazine describing the collaboration between Longwill School for Deaf Children and Mere Green Primary School and the positve out comes of using video conferencing. This supports the workshop by Sellincourt showing how the system can work.
CPD Study Day - Conference 200815 Jan
Resources and Technologies to Enhance Teaching and LearningHarold Johnson (Univ Michigan USA) This is the presentation made at the BATOD Study Day when unfortunately the sound quality of the video connection was not very clear. The presentation has been re-recorded. Harold considers the problems we face and the resources and technologies we can use to have an impact on teaching and learning. There are slides which provide the references and resource information that Harold shared with delegates and also his contact information.
CPD Study Day - Conference 200815 Jan
Master teachers in the USAArticle from the Nov Association Magazine which provides some background to the expert teacher status that Harold Johnson will talk about during his workshop.
CPD Study Day - Conference 200815 Jan