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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

443- Challenges and Successes in Implementing Culturally Relevant Activities for ELLs

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
307 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Olga M. Kosheleva
Julian Viera and Ruby L. Lynch-Arroyo

Handouts NCTM_2016_Mayan_handout.pdf Mayan_Grid_Paper&_Rods_&_shells.pdf


Culturally relevant pedagogy is centered on the view that cultural identities and experiences are the foundations for all other experiences and behaviors. We will present several examples of culturally relevant mathematical activities, and we will discuss bilingual teachers’ attitudes and teaching strategies toward these new curriculum activities.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session