Mathematics Teachers Teaching English Language Learners: What Knowledge Do They Need? (Driscoll, Heck, Chval)

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2009
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Mathematics Teachers Teaching English Language Learners: What Knowledge Do They Need?
Mark Driscoll, Education Development Center, Inc.; Dan Heck, Horizon Research, Inc.; Kathryn Chval, University of Missouri

Mathematics teachers of English language learners (ELLs) are increasingly expected to help ELLs learn academic language. This session focuses on the question, What knowledge do teachers of mathematics need in order to support the learning of ELLs?