Past Recordings

Positioning Multilingual Learners for Success in Elementary Mathematics (Open to All)

Presented by: Kathryn Chval,

Professor Kathryn Chval will share what she has learned from exceptional teachers who establish conditions for student success in elementary school mathematics classrooms. She will discuss specific strategies and images of practice that facilitate access, engagement, and inclusion of children learning mathematics in languages that differ from their first languages—multilingual learners.It’s time to reimagine what’s possible, celebrate the brilliance multilingual learners bring to today’s mathematics classrooms, and position them as leaders.

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