Reforming mathematics instruction for ESL literacy students
Series or Serial: Digest
Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1997
Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics
Source Address: 1118 22nd Street NW
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: English (Second Language); Literacy; Numeracy
This digest describes the modifications in the mathematics curricula necessary to meet the needs of English as a second language (ESL) students who have had limited or interrupted schooling in their first language. The author proposes the integration of math and language teaching from the beginning of the formal education of literacy students.
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