ISBN-10:
0792370805
ISBN-13:
9780792370802
Pub. Date:
06/30/2001
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Teaching Mathematics in Multilingual Classrooms / Edition 1

Teaching Mathematics in Multilingual Classrooms / Edition 1

by J.B. Adler

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Teaching Mathematics in Multilingual Classrooms / Edition 1

The author captures three inter-related dilemmas that lie at the heart of teaching mathematics in multilingual classrooms: code-switching, mediation, and transparency. She provides a sharp analysis and strong theoretical grounding, pulling together research related to the relationship between language and mathematics, communicating mathematics, and mathematics in bi-/multilingual settings and offers a direct challenge to dominant research on communication in mathematics classrooms.

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ISBN-13: 9780792370802
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/30/2001
Series: Mathematics Education Library , #26
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; D. Pimm. Acknowledgements. A Note on Terminology.
1. The Elusive Dynamics of Teaching Mathematics in Multilingual Classrooms.
2. Complexity and Diversity: The Language and Mathematics Education Terrain in South Africa.
3. Accessing Teachers' Tacit and Articulated Knowledge.
4. Dilemmas in Teaching: A Prelude and Frame.
5. Teachers Talking about Teaching: The Emergence of Dilemmas.
6. Language(s) as Resource and the Dilemma of Code-Switching.
7. Dilemmas of Mediation in a
8. The Dilemma of Transparency: Language Visibility in the Multilingual Classroom.
9. Central Dilemmas as Curriculum and Research Agenda.
Endnotes. References. Subject Index. Index of Names. Appendices.

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