Language, Literacy, and Learning in the Content Areas
Understanding Language launches a set of new, open source mathematics materials designed for teachers of ELLs. Designed to illustrate how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in Mathematics can be used for ELL instruction, each lesson in the Supporting ELLs in Mathematics package is extensively annotated for classroom use with ELL students.
Our team at Understanding Language will be offering a short Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for educators this fall. Below are some relevant details about the course. We hope that many of you can join so we can learn from your rich experiences in classrooms, schools, districts, and networks!
In this July 2013 article in the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, Steering Committee member Judit Moschkovich describes principles for equitable mathematics teaching practices for English Language Learners (ELLs) and outlines guidelines for materials to support such practices.
Steering Committee Member Delia Pompa (NCLR) and Understanding Language Executive Director Martha Castellon recently published articles in the feature issue of Impact, published by the Institute on Community Integration (UCEDD), and the Research and Training Center on Community Living and Employment (RTC), College of Edu