Careful attention to lesson design and implementation can make the opportunities to learn, which are described in the Common Core, viable for all students—including English language learners.
Johannah Nikula and Courtney L. Nelson
Nancy S. Roberts and Mary P. Truxaw
A classroom teacher discusses ambiguities in mathematics vocabulary and strategies for ELL students in building understanding.
William C. Zahner
Principles for using groups in linguistically diverse classrooms are illustrated with a task about measurement and proportionality.
Jo Anny Cady, Thomas E. Hodges and Clara Brown
Incorporating these instructional practices for two mathematical tasks into lessons to support English learners gives them access to an excellent, equitable program.