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Deaf Children's Gesture Mismatches Provide Clues to Learning Moments

April 5, 2012

image of a student doing a math problem In a discovery that could help instructors better teach deaf children, a team of University of Chicago researchers has found that a gesture-sign mismatch, made while explaining a math problem, suggests that a deaf child is experiencing a teachable moment. Full Story

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