Uncovering and Eliciting Mathematical Perceptions in Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

Sorto, M. A., Mejia Colindres, C. A., & Wilson, A. T. (2014). Uncovering and Eliciting Mathematical Perceptions in Linguistically Diverse Classrooms. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 20(2), 72–77.

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2014
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One of the many challenges that teachers face in mathematics classrooms is determining how much of the verbal and written explanations help students accomplish instructional goals. The challenge is greater in linguistically diverse classrooms because the explanations and multiple representations are not perceived uniformly by all students.