The CSD Learns team consists of intersectional deaf and hard of hearing educators, curriculum developers, and role models who all have navigated school classrooms as deaf and hard of hearing students.
CSD Learns offers free courses in ASL for you to take! Our courses, hosted on our new Learning Management Software, currently focus on financial education. Learn how to budget, set up your own business, invest, and more – a critical part of establishing a secure future for yourself.
We believe in empowering educators of K-12 learners with engaging classroom resources, eLearning options, and pedagogical knowledge. We have a growing array of STEM teacher’s toolkits and financial education eLearning courses for you to choose from.
CSD Learns’ Toolkits
Our free Toolkits consist of ready-made presentations that feature deaf and hard of hearing adult role models in a variety of STEM careers. Whether you’re an educator focused on elementary school, middle school, or high school, we’ve got something for you and even for your students’ interests. Intertwined with modern classroom content, our Toolkits provide an exciting and engaging learning experience for all.
The World of Software Engineering
The World of Drones
The World of Electronics Engineering
CSD Learns’ Courses
We have an expanding choice of eLearning courses in ASL on financial education for your classroom’s self-paced or blending learning uses! Our free courses feature deaf and hard of hearing community members – from role models and guest educators to actors acting out roles.
CSD Learns’ Webinars
We also host webinars providing live discussions in the areas of STEM and financial education, with deaf and hard of hearing moderators and panelists. By signing up or viewing our previous webinars, you’ll start unlocking a wealth of resources, networking, and educational support.
“I have a student who wanted to be an astronaut for many months. Then he told me his mom told him Deaf people can’t go to space. I told him this wasn’t true, but he still seemed unconvinced. Now [because of CSD Learns] he has seen a real Deaf person who works for NASA.”
Our Role Models
Our team recognizes the importance of role models for young deaf and hard of hearing learners. Research shows that role models increase learning motivation when applied to a given field. We’ve taken this to heart, by working with deaf and hard of hearing adult role models in professional careers to create videos showcasing their life experience, the barriers they face, and journeys into their career – all laid out for your learners to absorb.
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