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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

292- Word Problems? Bring ‘Em On! Access to Mathematics for ELLs

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
2009 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Michael Gilbert
Fabián Torres-Ardila and Ana Solano-Campos


Word problems can challenge students, especially ELLs. A student's ability to interpret the language in word problems can present a significant obstacle to learning. This session will provide a model for and an effective and relevant framework for modifying linguistically complex tasks while preserving the mathematical content and cognitive demand.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session