ERIC Number: ED439618
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Preparing Secondary Education Teachers to Work with English Language Learners: Mathematics. NCBE Resource Collection Series, No. 14.
This report, the fourth in a series, integrates findings from research pertaining to content area instruction of linguistically and culturally diverse learners (LCDLs). The focus is on the education of secondary-level English language learners (ELLs) within mainstream mathematics classes. The intent of this document is to give teachers and teacher educators a better understanding of how mainstream mathematics instruction can be designed and implemented to enhance academic achievement and learning for these students. Research for this report included an extensive search of National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE) bibliographic database, the ERIC bibliographic database, and various World Wide Web sites for information regarding effective curriculum and instruction, content standards, student assessment, teacher training, and education. (Contains 41 references.) (KFT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, English (Second Language), Limited English Speaking, Mathematics Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Teaching Methods
For full text: http://www.ncbe.gwu.edu/ncbepubs/resource/ells/.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.