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Differentiating Instruction in Mathematics for the English Language Learner

Deandrea Murrey 

October 2008, Volume 14, Issue 3, Page 146

Abstract:
Mathematics teachers need to provide explicit language instruction for students learning English. By differentiating instruction in mathematics, teachers can plan and provide instruction in mathematics with the goal of providing access to all students. Constructing knowledge leads to greater understanding and principles of language acquisition provide a framework to support differentiating the mathematics classroom.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 6-8
Equity / Diversity / Special Needs
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Perimeter / Circumference
Shapes