17 08, 2020

Teaching Kids to Speak Like Mathematicians

2020-09-08T19:42:51+00:00

In this article, you will learn:

  • Language plays a critical role in learning mathematics.
  • Students are expected to use specialized vocabulary in mathematics.
  • The teacher’s role is to show students how to articulate their thinking using specialized vocabulary in mathematics.
  • Direct teaching of this specialized vocabulary and the use of sentence frames facilitate this process.
Teaching Kids to Speak Like Mathematicians2020-09-08T19:42:51+00:00
2 06, 2020

Give Children Something to Talk About

2021-04-25T22:06:25+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • The first step in developing student ownership is to support children’s oral language development.
  • Teachers and parents/caregivers are crucial language models for young children and the more modeling they have the better.
  • Children need multiple opportunities to have meaningful conversations with adults, so it’s important for adults to start talking.
Give Children Something to Talk About2021-04-25T22:06:25+00:00