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Issues of Language: Teacher Insights from Mathematics Lessons in Chinese

Cynthia Anhalt; Matthew Ondrus; Virginia Horak 

August 2007, Volume 13, Issue 1, Page 18

Abstract:
A professional development experience in which teachers from schools with Latino student populations participated in two mathematics lessons taught in Chinese. Teachers experience linguistic challenges similar to those that many ELL students face. Article discusses teachers' reflections and insights about teaching ELL students and aspects about learning mathematics in a second language.

Keywords:
English Language Learners (ELL)
Article
Grades 6-8
Area
Teacher
Skill and Fluency
Perimeter / Circumference