Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners

Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners

by Gladis Kersaint, Denisse R. Thompson, Mariana Petkova
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415957893

ISBN-13: 9780415957892

Pub. Date: 07/15/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach mathematics to the English Language Learners in the classroom. The authors offer context-specific strategies for everything from facilitating classroom discussions with all students, to reading and interpreting math textbooks, to tackling word problems

Overview

Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach mathematics to the English Language Learners in the classroom. The authors offer context-specific strategies for everything from facilitating classroom discussions with all students, to reading and interpreting math textbooks, to tackling word problems. A fully annotated list of math web and print resources completes the volume, making this a valuable reference to help mathematics teachers meet the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415957892
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/15/2008
Series:
Teaching English Language Learners Across the Curriculum Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 – Your English Language Learner by Tony Erben 1.1 Orientation 1.2 – The Process of English Language Learning and What to Expect 1.3 — Different Types of ESOL Programs 1.4 – Teaching for English Language 1.5 – Not All ELLs are the Same1.6 – Questions for Discussion and Reflection Part 2 – Influences on the Mathematics Attainment of English Language Learners 2.1 – Overview: Influences on the Mathematical Attainment of English Language Learners 2.2 – Providing an Equitable Mathematics Education to English Language Learners: Mathematics Education 2.3 – The Nature of Mathematics 2.4 – Mathematics Teaching and Learning 2.5 – Cultural Influences on Mathematics Learning and Engagement 2.6 – Assessment Results, Practices, and Procedures 2.7 – Questions for Discussion and Reflection Part 3 – Best Practices to Support English Language Learners in the Mathematics Classroom 3.1 – Overview: Classroom Environments that Support English Language Learners 3.2 – Orchestrating Classroom Discourse to Support Mathematics Concepts and Language Development 3.3 – Strategies to Help English Language Learners Understand Mathematics Language 3.4 – Emphasizing and Supporting Problem 3.5 – Assessing English Language Learners in Equitable Ways 3.6 – Teaching Mathematics in Ways that are Culturally 3.7 – Questions for Discussion and Reflection Part 4 Collaborations to Support ELLs 4.1 Overview: Collaborations to Support ELLs 4.2 – Strategies for Mathematics Teachers Who are Themselves ELLs 4.3 Mathematics Teachers Collaborating with English as Second Language Learners 4.4 ELL Home—School Communication 4.5 Questions for Discussion and Reflection

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