Every Student Is a Mathematics Language Learner

By Laney Sammons
August 17, 2018

This article discusses the benefits of explicitly teaching all students how to use mathematical language. The author, a veteran teacher, notes that while English Language Learners often need support to learn mathematical language, many other students struggle as well. The author shares one simple technique to scaffold learning called talking point cards.

Any math teacher can implement this simple strategy to support the development of mathematical vocabulary.

Source Organization: ASCD

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