SignWriting Literacy Project in Peru



 Teacher: Susana Stiglich

  Confirmation Letter
by School Director Lidia Samame Fernandez

Web Report #1:
Why Do You Want To Use SignWriting?

by Susana Stiglich

August 23, 1999

Centro de Educacion Especial
La Segrada Familia
Audicion y Lenguaje
Jr. San Martin 385
Magdelena del Mar, Lima, Peru

To whom it may concern.

I direct myself to greet you and at the same time inform you about our schoool that is a public school for the deaf and speech and language problems. The school serves in the grades of preschool, elementary and high school.

The motive of this letter is requesting for you to send us in form of donation the complete literacy project.

With this letter, again I would like to greet you and express our sincerest thanks and appreciation for your attention in our dear children.


Senora Lidia Samame Fernandez
Director Cee N-14, La Segrada Familia

Web Report #1

Date: Tue, 28 Sep 1999 21:26:51 +0000
Subject: Web Report #1

Web Report #1 from:

Susana Stiglich,
Deaf Teacher of Deaf Children

CEE # 14 "La Sagrada Familia"
San Martin 285, Magdalena, Lima, Peru

1. Why do you want to learn SignWriting?

I have received many positive comments on SignWriting and would like very much to learn it. As a teacher, I always look for new tools for learning language, and I believe SignWriting will encourage kids write more and become more interested in language.

2. What have been some of your past frustrations when teaching?
As I am an early childhood teacher and currently teach two and three year olds. I havent children over the age of five.

3. Are you hoping that SignWriting might help? If so, in what way?
I am very hopeful that SignWriting will be an important tool for our teachers in the school. The teachers often come up to me asking me how to say this in sign, or what does this sign mean. SignWriting will motivate the children to write, and teachers will be more involved in learning sign language, and children into writing.

4. The SignWriting Teacher's Forum has a free web page for you and your
students. How would you like to use your web page?

I believe we will do use this web page to post childrens, asignments, post opinions, our learning experience using SignWriting and posting opinions. First we will need to become familiar using the web.

5. Please write any other information about your group.
We will be very honored to start using the SignWriting project. Our school lacks resources and this will be innovative for us to use. We are very excited. We will try to post pictures on the web of our school and kids for you to see.

6. We agree, as a group, to complete three Web Reports in return for the SignWriting materials and technical support you donate to us.
We understand that this report and all other reports will become public information and will be posted to the SignWriting Email List and posted on the SignWriting Web Site. You have our full permission to use the information as needed.

Please send SignWriting materials for ___35____number of teachers
and___170_____number of students.

Thank you for considering us for your project.

Susana Stiglich

CEE # 14 "La Sagrada Familia"
San Martin 285
Magdalena, Lima