Judy Vesel

Professional Title
Principal Investigator
About Me (Bio)
Judy Vesel is a Principal Investigator/Project Director at TERC. She has degrees in Biology, Linguistics, and Education. She is the Principal Investigator/Project Director for TERC’s Signing Science and Math initiative, which includes the SSD, SMD, SSP, and SESD. Her experience as an educator extends from the primary grades through high school.
TERC, Inc., Vcom3D, Inc.

This project integrates American Sign Language (ASL) into the life and physical sciences content of 9th-12th grade deaf or hard-of-hearing students. Project partners incorporate the use of the assistive technology in order to develop, research, and disseminate two interactive 3D dictionaries: Signing Life Science Dictionary (SLSD), and Signing Physical Science Dictionary (SPSD) with audio modes and approximately 750 standards-based terms in English and Spanish text that can be signed or listened to on demand.