English Language Learners in the Mathematics Classroom

Author: Debra Coggins
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412937590
Format: PDF
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The number of students whose first language is not English is increasing. As a result, many teachers need new resources to adapt their teaching of mathematics to support the mathematical learning of students with limited English, and to include them in rigorous instruction. By incorporating multimodal strategies, teachers can more confidently teach standards-based mathematics that can reach all of their students. Through simple, straightforward language and examples, this resource helps teachers develop specialised understanding and strategy knowledge for supporting a high level of mathematics learning along with language acquisition.

English Language Learners in the Mathematics Classroom

Author: Debra Coggins
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452282501
Format: PDF
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Strengthen mathematical understandings and academic vocabulary with standards-based strategies! With straightforward language and examples, the authors help teachers develop specialized understanding and knowledge of strategies for supporting a high level of mathematics learning along with language acquisition for ELLs. Providing specific suggestions for teaching standards-based mathematics, this resource: Demonstrates how to incorporate ELL supports and strategies through sample lessons Uses concrete materials and visuals to connect mathematical concepts with language development Focuses on essential mathematical vocabulary Includes brief research summaries with rationales for recommended practices

Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners

Author: Gladis Kersaint
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113622758X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Today's mathematics classrooms increasingly include students for whom English is a second language. Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners provides readers a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might address them in the secondary mathematics classroom. Framed by a research perspective, Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners presents practical instructional strategies for engaging learners that can be incorporated as a regular part of instruction. 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. Features and updates to this new edition include: An updated and streamlined Part 1 provides an essential overview of ELL theory in a mathematics specific context. Additional practical examples of mathematics problems and exercises make turning theory into practice easy when teaching ELLs New pedagogical elements in Part 3 include tips on harnessing new technologies, discussion questions and reflection points. New coverage of the Common Core State Standards, as well as updates to the web and print resources in Part 4.

Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class

Author: Rusty Bresser
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781935099079
Format: PDF, Docs
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This multimedia resource helps schools implement effective instructional practices that create sustainable results for English language learners. The research-based materials in this program assist educators with simultaneously developing students’ mastery of mathematics and their academic language proficiency. The components include a DVD with real-life footage of teachers and students in action, a two-book series describing best practices for teaching mathematics to English language learners and a Facilitator’s Guide with materials for follow-up coaching including questions to guide viewing and reading, activities and reproducibles.

Making Mathematics Accessible to English Learners

Author: John Carr
Publisher: WestEd
ISBN: 0914409689
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This practical book helps middle and high school mathematics teachers effectively reach English learners in their classrooms. Designed for teachers who have had limited preparation for teaching mathematics to English learners, the guide offers an integrated approach to teaching mathematics content and English language skills, including guidance on best instructional practices from the field, powerful and concrete strategies for teaching mathematics content along with academic language, and sample lesson scenarios that can be implemented immediately in any mathematics class. It includes: Rubrics to help teachers identify the most important language skills at five ELD levels Practical guidance and tips from the field Seven scaffolding strategies for differentiating instruction Seven tools to promote mathematical language Assessment techniques and accommodations to lower communication barriers for English learners Three integrated lesson scenarios demonstrating how to combine and embed these various strategies, tools, techniques, and approaches Chapter topics include teaching inquiry-based mathematics, understanding first and second language development, teaching the language of mathematics, scaffolding mathematics learning, and applying strategies in the classroom.

The SIOP Model for Teaching Mathematics to English Learners

Author: Jana Echevarria
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205627585
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Enhance your Mathematics content instruction with the SIOP Model and transform the academic English and mathematics skills of your English learners. Based on the best-selling resource, Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model by acclaimed authors Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short; teachers, coaches, and intervention teachers have access to research-based, SIOP-tested techniques for lessons specifically for the mathematics classroom. This highly anticipated book, The SIOP Model for Teaching Mathematics to English Learners addresses the issues faced in teaching math to English learners (ELs) at each grade-level. SIOP techniques and activities organized around the eight SIOP components guide educators in promoting academic language development along with comprehensible mathematics content. Written for SIOP teachers and those who have learned the SIOP Model, this book includes proven, effective math lessons and comprehensive units designed by SIOP math educators Araceli Avila and Melissa Castillo. In addition, this book provides ideas to adapt the techniques for students at different levels of English proficiency. This book is sure to become an indispensable resource for math educators of English learners. Presents a systematic process for teaching both the academic content of mathematics and its associated academic language to English learners. Offers ideas and activities about teaching mathematics and organizes activities by grade-bands--K-2, 3-5 (or 6), 6-8, and 9-12 and SIOP components. Provides use-tomorrow ideas and activities for implementing the eight components of the SIOP Model in a mathematics classroom. Includes lesson plans and comprehensive units that illustrate how a particular activity can be effective for ALL students, not just English learners. Create the ideal SIOP classroom with other resourcesfrom the SIOP Model Series: 99 Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP Model; Implementing the SIOP Model through Effective Coaching and Professional Development; The SIOP Model for Administrators; Making Content Comprehensible for Elementary English Learners; and Making Content Comprehensible for Secondary English Learners ; The SIOP Model for Teaching Math to English Learners; The SIOP Model for Teaching Social Studies to English Learners; and The SIOP Model for Teaching Science to English Learners (all published by Pearson)

Making Math Accessible to English Language Learners Grades 9 12

Author: r4Educated Solutions
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1936765845
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Making Math Accessible for English Language Learners provides practical classroom tips and suggestions to strengthen the quality of classroom instruction for teachers of mathematics. The tips and suggestions are based on research in practices and strategies that address the affective, linguistic, and cognitive needs of English language learners. Although this resource centers on teaching English language learners, many of the tips and suggestions benefit all students. Making Math Accessible for English Language Learners follows five case studies of composite student profiles throughout the book with opportunities for reflection to increase personal awareness of both the teacher’s role and students’ needs in the mathematics classroom, tasks to provide interaction with the content of the book, and hot tips for ideas applicable to real-world classroom situations.

Cases on Technology Integration in Mathematics Education

Author: Polly, Drew
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466664983
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Common Core education standards establish a clear set of specific ideas and skills that all students should be able comprehend at each grade level. In an effort to meet these standards, educators are turning to technology for improved learning outcomes. Cases on Technology and Common Core Mathematics provides a compilation of cases and vignettes about the application of technology in the classroom in order to enhance student understanding of math concepts. This book is a timely reference source for mathematics educators, educational technologists, and school district leaders employed in the mathematics education or educational technology fields.

Teaching English Language Learners

Author: Michaela Colombo
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1544334389
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Teaching English Language Learners: Content and Language in Middle and Secondary Mainstream Classrooms provides a reader-friendly guide to implementing and assessing high-level, content-area instruction for English Language Learners. Beginning with an overview of second language acquisition and the cultural variables that impact teaching and learning, authors Michaela Colombo and Dana Furbush go on to detail planning strategies, units and lessons. Practical in nature, this text focuses on the areas where it is often most difficult to make content comprehensible and build academic language skills: middle and secondary math, English language arts, history, and science. Teaching English Language Learners will provide pre- and in-service teachers with a foundational understanding of how to purposefully structure, build, and present effective lessons for English language learners in mainstream, content-area courses. Key Features Includes an entire chapter on differentiating summative assessments for varying levels of English language proficiency, showing readers how to plan daily lessons with clear objectives and assessments Provides sample lessons from content-area experts in each chapter of Part II, along with mini lessons specifically dedicated to building language Incorporates "Review, Reflect, Apply" activities in each chapter promoting reader reflection, journaling, and discussion; and encouraging students to stop and check for understanding before proceeding Teaching English Language Learners: Content and Language in Middle and Secondary Mainstream Classrooms is appropriate for courses entitled English Language Learners in Secondary Classrooms, Methods of Sheltered Content Instruction, Content-Based ESL, Teaching and Assessing ELL in Content Areas, and ESL for Mainstream Teachers. Click here to visit author Michaela Colombo's website.

Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas

Author: Judie Haynes
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416612335
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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English language learners (ELLs) often face the difficult challenge of learning both a new language and new subject matter at the same time. In Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas, Judie Haynes and Debbie Zacarian offer strategies, tools, and tips that teachers can use to help ELLs at all levels flourish in mainstream classrooms. This book will show teachers how to * Determine their ELLs' stages of English language acquisition. * Modify assignments and assessments in different content areas for ELLs at different stages of language development. * Ensure that all ELLs participate fully in lesson activities alongside their English-fluent peers. * Communicate effectively with parents and guardians of students from diverse cultures. Real-life examples of lessons from elementary, middle, and high school that have been modified for ELLs in language arts, math, science, and social studies classes show how to effectively put the authors' recommendations into practice. A glossary of important ELL and ESL terms is included as well, for those who are new to teaching ELLs. Whether novice or veteran, all teachers of ELLs will benefit from this wonderfully practical guide to ensuring that ELLs learn English by learning content--and learn content while learning English.