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Weigh to Go! Exploring Mathematical Language

Thomasenia Adams, Fiona Thangata, Cindy King 

May 2005, Volume 10, Issue 9, Page 444

Abstract:
The dynamics of language in the context of mathematics. The interaction of everyday words and specialized mathematics vocabulary impacts students' development of mathematical understanding. Specific suggestions are given, and examples including the concept attainment model of the word "chord".

Keywords:
English Language Learners (ELL)
Article
Teacher Education
Conceptual Development
Communication
Grades 6-8
Teacher