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8 Strategies for Teaching Math to English Learners

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

Classroom and ESL teachers often discuss difficulties they encounter when teaching math to  English learners (ELs). The first step is to look at the challenges your students face when learning math in English. It’s often said that “math is a … Continue reading

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Do ELs Lack Access to Education in STEM?

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

I recently came across a report published in 2018 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that concluded that English learners (ELs) do not have adequate access STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in U.S. schools. The … Continue reading

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Making Word Problems Less Problematic

Nathan Hall
Nathan Hall

I worked in adult ESL education before earning my secondary school teacher certification, and one student I’ll always remember was a woman who was a math teacher in her former country. She could handle problems and equations so easily, I … Continue reading

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