Online Tutoring  Resources, (Fox, Panama, Nicholas)

This website provides on-line, signed tutoring for elementary through high school students. In core subjects, math, English, science, literature and history, students can call in using VRS and get individual tutoring, specific to them. (Royt)

This website lists step-by-step tutoring techniques and instructions that are laid out in an easy to understand manner. There is ample information, ideas, checklists, assessments, and an array of links, including tutorials, all of which would be of great benefit to any tutor. There is an index for Grammar, Writing, Literature, Exercises, ESL Reading, a section on Vocabulary, Test Preparation/Study Tips, Interactive Math links and much, much more. (Burns)

The ultimate goal of the DCMP is for accessible media to be an integral tool in the teaching and learning process for all stakeholders in the educational community, including students, educators and other school personnel, parents, service providers, businesses, and agencies.  and (Teasley)

Educators created and Each site has materials for creating supplementary materials for lesson plans. focuses on the PreK-12 setting proving customized puzzles, games, quizzes and tests in all subjects. While focus is on creating materials utilizing visual aids for autistic and special needs children. (Ellis)

This website includes several math lessons presented in American Sign Language by a faculty member of Gallaudet University.  The technology used here synchronizes both visual access to the presenter as well as notes or power point presentations.  (Dozier)

“Effective Tutoring Practices with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students” contains many helpful hints in a slide format that give concise hints for tutoring d/Deaf students. (Vail)

The goal of this site is to provide materials that will ultimately improve reading skills.  It is also designed to monitor a student’s progress whether at home or at school.  I am specifically recommending Lexile Power Vocabulary ( (Locke)

This web site is a colorful interactive science site called Deaf Planet intended for student users in the third through sixth grades. The purpose is for students to have fun while learning about science. (Barnes) has a link teachers/tutors can modify and make printable worksheets for students. This website has flashcards maker, students make their own flashcard in the operation they are working on. It includes math games such as concentration, bingo; uncover hidden picture math problems in all categories, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, basic algebra and so forth. It also has   “Homework helper” will allow the student to input a problem and his/her answers. It will then figure out if the solution is correct. (Miller) (Hill)

This site is an Elementary Resource for Language Arts including games, links to hundreds of activities for kids, descriptions of TV episodes, and book recommendations for educators. (Swanson)

The Resource Materials & Technology Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (RMTC-D/HH) is a specialized FDLRS center serving teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing throughout the state of Florida. The mission of the RMTC-D/HH is twofold. First, RMTC-D/HH gives teachers of deaf and hard-of-hearing students the technology assistance, training and consultation they need to successfully integrate technology into their classroom routine. Second, RMTC-D/HH serves teachers and interpreters with a lending library of over 1,300 captioned and/or signed videotapes.

A supplemental program (related to Between the Lions) called Cornerstones created specifically to target children who are deaf or hard of hearing.  It is also useful to students who have literacy troubles, such as other children whose first language is not English.  Each of the teaching units is fully developed with a skeleton lesson plans, printable materials, and games.  These units make use of sign language, print, still images, and discussion in order to teach meaning, grammar, and story comprehension. (Miller)

A collection of children's educational web sites and games, which are designed to capture the imagination while maximizing creativity, learning, and enjoyment.  This is a multi faceted website that has a wealth of information.  There are over 60 links to categories such as Biology, Languages, Geography/History, Physical Sciences, Fiction, Art History, Writing, K-3, and many more.   (Roybal)

This web page supplies a “bridge” between theory and practice (to demonstrate the implications and applications of research) for professionals working with deaf or hard of hearing students. Simultaneously, offering professionals suggestions for illustrating structures, promoting readability, and applying research results. It also helps explain the linguistic challenges confronting English language learners and clarify the language acquisition process. It allows professionals to translate grammatical explanations and theoretical research findings into “everyday” language while giving guided practice (with feedback) in identifying and modifying specific structures for instructional purposes. (Burkey)

An article titled, “Tutoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students.” The article is 16 pages long, but it has a lot of good information in it.  Some of the topics that are discussed in the article are what tutoring is, what tutoring provides, identifying students who need tutoring, selection and training of tutors, and expectations of tutoring sessions. (Hart)

The intended audience of this site is “trainers of tutors working at the post-secondary level who provide services to deaf, hard-of-hearing and late-deafened students”.  The purpose is to present training materials to be used with “tutors who are new to working with deaf and hard-of-hearing students and who will be working with students on their own or through an interpreter” (Davis and Smith).  Though the material targets post-secondary learning, I feel much of the information could also be used with students in K-12.  (Spencer)

This site is colorful and has specific areas for teacher resources, parent, and student activities. This site can be used to supplement scholastic achievement for all students by having access to free printable worksheets. This site covers all core classes and all grades, pre-k to 12th grade.  You can access a particular grade or all. 


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