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Subject:

SignWriting on Causes.com

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Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]>

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SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages

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Tue, 4 May 2010 15:20:59 -0700

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SignWriting List
May 4, 2010

Wow, Gerard...I never heard of Causes.com before -

And the SignWriting Causes page is really great - thank you for telling us about it -

http://www.causes.com/causes/15084/about?m=fc2dad8b

Val ;-)

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On May 4, 2010, at 2:39 PM, Gerard Meijssen wrote:

> Hoi.,
> http://www.causes.com/causes/15084
> Thanks,
> Gerard
>
> On 4 May 2010 22:07, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> SignWriting List
> May 4th, 2010
>
> Many thanks, Maria, for this suggestion. There is already a SignWriting Facebook page that was not started by me...I did not post it, nor did anyone inform me about posting it (that I remember - ha!)...I actually do not know who started it...smile...but of course I am grateful to all those who did, and to all those who have written so much about SignWriting on that Facebook page - quite amazing!
>
> I am not sure whether I should join or not (smile)...what is the protocol for such a thing? smile....maybe they will welcome me, I don't know...smile...
>
> I do not want to start another SignWriting Facebook page, because that could be confusing to the public...so I will write to some of the people involved to find out how they feel about this...
>
> Meanwhile they took an article from Wikipedia about SignWriting, and there are some inaccuracies in that article, but I do not know who to talk to about it...
>
> So just go to Facebook and search for SignWriting and start joining and posting ...that might help a lot...
>
> Meanwhile...
>
> I already have a Facebook page for Valerie Sutton... for at least a year if not longer...but guess what? There are over 99 Valerie Suttons on Facebook!...I never realized how many people are named Valerie Sutton, but there are a lot of them...So if you try to find me it might be hard...grin...
>
> So Maria - do you have a Facebook page? I will look now....smile...
>
> Val ;-)
>
> -----------
>
>
> On May 4, 2010, at 11:53 AM, MARIA AZZOPARDI wrote:
>
> > I was thinking the other day, that maybe you could start a SignWriting
> > Group on Facebook - people could post things in sw as pictures, discuss
> > etc - and at least we could put a face to the people who use signwriting,
> > it might help to give the feeling of community.
> > maria
> >
> >
> >> SignWriting List
> >> May 3, 2010
> >>
> >> Here is a photo taken in Jamaica showing how they beamed Skype onto a
> >> projector screen displayed on the wall...That is me, presenting ;-) and I
> >> never left my office - so amazing ....this kind of presentation can be
> >> done more for SignWriting...we might even be able to have group meetings
> >> using Skype, presenting to each other, all by computer - in small
> >> groups...
> >>
> >> I am trying to think through how we could develop better tech support for
> >> all SignWriting users...and to develop more of a feeling of community
> >> too...bringing SignWriting users closer together, and giving a meeting
> >> place online...There is also new software called "GoToMeeting"...have any
> >> of you used that before? if you have any ideas, please share with us here
> >> on the SignWriting List ... how would you like to use this new technology
> >> to help you and your students and friends with SignWriting?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On May 1, 2010, at 8:08 AM, Valerie Sutton wrote:
> >>
> >>> SignWriting List
> >>> May 1, 2010
> >>>
> >>> Hello Everyone!
> >>>
> >>> Regarding this DanceWriting presentation on Skype, to a dance conference
> >>> in Jamaica yesterday...
> >>>
> >>> It went very well. It is an amazing experience to use Skype in this
> >>> way...to present a 45 minute workshop to a room full of dancers in
> >>> Jamaica,