(K-12) Teaching Math to English Language Learners

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(K-12) Teaching Math to English Language Learners

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This course is designed for in-service and pre-service teachers and others who work with (or are training to work with) K–12 students from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds, especially English language learners (ELLs). The main focus of this course is to help teachers understand the needs of ELLs, and to use their languages and cultures as a resource in mathematics classrooms. Additionally, participants will learn how to implement research-based instructional strategies that are effective for teaching mathematics to ELLs.

Objectives

  • Understand the various needs and capabilities of ELLs in learning mathematics.
  • Use ELLs’ languages as a resource, not a deficit and learn to use multiple modes of communication.
  • Support ELLs’ participation in mathematical discussion as they learn English.

Required textbook: Celedon-Pattichis, S., Ramirez, N. G. (Eds.). (2012). Beyond good teaching: advancing mathematics ed...

This course is designed for in-service and pre-service teachers and others who work with (or are training to work with) K–12 students from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds, especially English language learners (ELLs). The main focus of this course is to help teachers understand the needs of ELLs, and to use their languages and cultures as a resource in mathematics classrooms. Additionally, participants will learn how to implement research-based instructional strategies that are effective for teaching mathematics to ELLs.

Objectives

  • Understand the various needs and capabilities of ELLs in learning mathematics.
  • Use ELLs’ languages as a resource, not a deficit and learn to use multiple modes of communication.
  • Support ELLs’ participation in mathematical discussion as they learn English.

Required textbook: Celedon-Pattichis, S., Ramirez, N. G. (Eds.). (2012). Beyond good teaching: advancing mathematics education for ELLs. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Credit option: If you are interested in getting university or licensure renewal credit while taking this course, please check the course website for more information.


Target Audience: K-12 teachers, math teachers, mathematics coordinator/specialist, ELL coordinators, administers, any other educators who are interested in teaching ELLs.


Course is offered by Iowa State University.

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