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Signing Savvy’s 10/10/10 Sale - Celebrating 10 Years of Business, 10,000 Facebook Likes, and 10 Amazing Reasons to Become a Member!

Signing Savvy’s 10/10/10 Sale - Celebrating 10 Years of Business, 10,000 Facebook Likes, and 10 Amazing Reasons to Become a Member!

By John Miller  |  Sunday, February 10, 2019

We are celebrating 10 years of business, 10,000 Facebook Likes, and 10 Amazing Reasons to become a Member with our 10/10/10 Sale! Take $10 off 1-Year (or $30 off 3-Year) INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS and GIFT MEMBERSHIPS. Use promo code: CELEBRATE10 We are very excited to be celebrating 10 years of Signing Savvy. For more information on why we created Signing Savvy and our growth in the last 10 years, read our article on Signing Savvy Anniversary - A Lot Can Happen in 10 Years! In these 10 years, a ...
10 Amazing Member Features of Signing Savvy

10 Amazing Member Features of Signing Savvy

By Jillian Winn  |  Sunday, February 10, 2019

If you haven't heard, it's our 10th anniversary! We are celebrating by sharing 10 amazing member features of Signing Savvy. If you’re already a member of Signing Savvy, these are 10 amazing features that you should know about… and use! If you’re not a member yet, these are great reasons to consider membership. Although many people have discovered Signing Savvy in one way or another, many have still not fully realized the benefits of becoming a full member, and all the ...
Signing Savvy Anniversary - A Lot Can Happen in 10 Years!

Signing Savvy Anniversary - A Lot Can Happen in 10 Years!

By Jillian Winn  |  Tuesday, January 29, 2019

This month is the 10th anniversary of the public launch of Signing Savvy. In those 10 years, nearly 22 million people have used Signing Savvy. When we set out over ten years ago to create Signing Savvy, we had a vision to create an online sign language resource for educators, parents, interpreters, students, or anyone interested in American Sign Language. Many people are shocked when they learn that 95% of all deaf and hard of hearing children are born to hearing parents. This ...
Signing Savvy Member App Updated to Version 2.6

Signing Savvy Member App Updated to Version 2.6

By Jillian Winn  |  Thursday, December 13, 2018

We just updated both the iOS and Android versions of the Signing Savvy Member App to version 2.6. The update modifies navigation through word lists and flash cards, based on user feedback. We moved the navigation controls to be above the video instead of below it. This reduces the chance that you accidentally tap on a tab while navigating. We also added "swipe gesture" support. That feature allows you to swipe left or swipe right to navigate through word lists and flash cards, in addition ...
Signing Savvy Member App Updated to Version 2.5

Signing Savvy Member App Updated to Version 2.5

By Jillian Winn  |  Friday, November 2, 2018

We just updated both the iOS and Android versions of the Signing Savvy Member App to version 2.5. The update primarily increases the app's performance, resolves some bugs, and adds support to the latest iOS and Android operating systems and devices. The update is recommended for all Signing Savvy members using the mobile app running iOS 9 or newer or Android v4.4 (KitKat) or newer. If you have not used the Signing Savvy Member App, it is a great way to access Signing Savvy on ...
Savvy Tutoring and Savvy Chats: So Much to Sign About, So Much to Learn

Savvy Tutoring and Savvy Chats: So Much to Sign About, So Much to Learn

By Jillian Winn  |  Friday, June 29, 2018

We first started our Savvy Chat service over a year ago and have since added Savvy Tutoring. These ASL sessions let you meet online, one-on-one with one of our signing experts, Marta Belsky, through video chat. In that time, Marta has had the pleasure of meeting with people from around the country to chat and practice ASL skills, as well as for tutoring on vocabulary development, receptive and expressive fingerspelling skills, and more... one-on-one 30 minutes online Each session is unique to meet the needs of ...
5 Cool New Features in the Updated Signing Savvy Member App

5 Cool New Features in the Updated Signing Savvy Member App

By Jillian Winn  |  Saturday, November 18, 2017

We did a complete rewrite to our Signing Savvy Member App this Fall for both Apple iOS and Android mobile devices. Since then, we have continued to release updates to the app to add more features and make tweaks based on feedback from our savvy members. The current version of the app, as of the date of this article, is version 2.4. The new app is 64-bit compatible (required for iOS 11), now supports the iPhone X display, and includes several new features. ...
Practice American Sign Language (ASL) With an ASL Expert Through Video Chat

Practice American Sign Language (ASL) With an ASL Expert Through Video Chat

By Jillian Winn  |  Monday, September 19, 2016

We’re excited to announce that we are launching a new service where you can practice American Sign Language (ASL) with an ASL expert through video chat. We are calling this new service Savvy Chat. All chats are one-on-one 30 minute sessions using video conferencing software online. You can practice your receptive and expressive ASL skills and/or get help with a specific aspect of ASL.
A Big Thank You to the  Growing Signing Savvy Advisory Board!

A Big Thank You to the Growing Signing Savvy Advisory Board!

By Jillian Winn  |  Tuesday, May 31, 2016

We have added several new members to our advisory board and wanted to take this opportunity to recognize AND THANK all of our board members for their help and expertise.  We’ve made many updates to Signing Savvy because of suggestions provided by this wonderful advisory board! And we have many more updates in the works. The Sign Language Advisory Board is made up of thought leaders who have a deep subject matter expertise in sign language and deaf culture and are leaders ...
Signing Savvy Featured as 1 of 15 Pure Michigan Businesses

Signing Savvy Featured as 1 of 15 Pure Michigan Businesses

By Jillian Winn  |  Thursday, May 5, 2016

You may not know this, but Signing Savvy is based in Michigan. That does not mean the signs on Signing Savvy are regional to Michigan or that only people from Michigan work for Signing Savvy, just that the company itself was founded and exists physically in Michigan. Of course, we are an online business so we connect with you wherever you are. So far, over 10 million people have used Signing Savvy - the majority of people who use Signing ...