ERIC Number: EJ675247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Teacher Professionalism--An Innovative Programme for Teaching Mathematics to Foundation Level Learners with Limited Language Proficiency.
Naude, H.; Pretorius, E.; Vandeyar, S.
Early Child Development and Care, v173 n2-3 p293-315 Jun 2003
Details a study of the ways that limited language proficiency affected learners' readiness for mathematics instruction among disadvantaged preschoolers within a Griqua community in South Africa. Notes a link between limited language proficiency and nonreadiness for foundation level mathematics due to limited thinking skills, which constitute limited cognitive academic language proficiency. Proposes a program for teaching mathematics to foundation level learners with limited language proficiency. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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