Thursday, June 21, 2007

The power of the minifigure... through sign language

Minifigures may be silent, but their stories speak out to American Sign Language (ASL) students….

American Sign Language (ASL) Professor Carl Schroeder of Haiku, Hawaii uses LEGO storytelling to inspire students to develop their ASL skills. “I believe rather firmly that learning ASL through LEGO stories empowers students to replace the unrealistic folk tales with simple realistic stories taken from the world of reality and from nature.”