Deafverse FAQ: How does Deafverse fit into my classroom?

Jun 2, 2020

[Subtitles available in English & Spanish | Subtítulos disponibles en español y inglés]

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Video Description:
Speech bubble reads: How does Deafverse fit into your classroom? A black man is wearing a black mocap suit. He signs.
 
Text insert appears: Game-based learning
 
Speech:
Game-based learning is a way for students to strengthen skills through playing a game.
 
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Two black game console icons appear
 
Speech:
Video games are prevalent among the youth, and game-based learning uses a fun and engaging interactive process to build knowledge and skills.
 
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Deafverse logo. Text insert appears: Deafverse.com.
 
Speech:
Deafverse is a game that teaches players how to navigate life as a deaf person.
 
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Deafverse booklet cover. Text insert appears: World One, Duel of the Bots.
 
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Released in a series of stories, Deafverse has “Worlds,” with each having their own set of learning objectives. The first World focuses on self-advocacy.
 
Are you a teacher?
 
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Teacher Strategy Guide cover. Text insert appears: Teacher Strategy Guide.
 
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Use Deafverse in your classroom by downloading the Teacher Strategy Guide. This guide includes a lesson planning schedule and tips on extending your students’ learning beyond just playing the game.
 
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Player Strategy Guide cover and a few pages from the guide appear.
 
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The tips in the Teacher Strategy Guide assume that each student will have their own Player Strategy Guide.
 
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A laptop, a mobile phone, and a tablet with screens showing Deafverse’s logo with a“Play Now” button appear
 
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With these additional resources, students can play Deafverse on their own individual devices and then discuss their experiences as a group. Deafverse is an opportunity for your students to learn more about themselves and each other as a community to better improve their chances for succeeding after high school.
 
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NDC logo. Text insert appears: deafverse@nationaldeafcenter.org
 
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If you aren’t sure how to move forward, please contact us. We are more than happy to help you and make sure your experience in the Deafverse is a positive one.
 
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“This video was developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, OSEP #HD326D160001. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the federal government.” Underneath, three logos appear. The first reads “IDEAs that Work” with an arrow drawing a circle from “IDEAs” to “Work” and the words “U.S. Office of Special Education Programs”. The second logo shows a red-and-blue star with text next to it that reads “TA&D”. The third logo shows a blue circle around a tree. In the blue circle are the words “U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.”

Do you have questions? Email us at: help@nationaldeafcenter.org

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