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EAL & Maths
Transcript of EAL & Maths
International School of The Hague
Time - half/half past
Signs and symbols
Estimation & Accuracy
Using children's drawings to ascertain prior knowledge
Extra processing time
Opportunity to explain how they worked, what strategies they know already
Break down word problems
Interactive, iPad games
Supporting EAL Learners in Maths
EAL Children and Maths
EAL & Mathematics
Why is Language Hard at Maths Time?
Words take on
and then there
are those Prepositions
divide product by
if x is 1 then...
volume, remain, value
We do it Differently!
eg. by, of, if-then, etc.
A Maths Teacher is a Language Teacher too...
Cultural Differences in Maths
eg. use of the passive voice
It is divided by 6.
Divide by 6
Planning For Language
Spend 15 minutes with your year group
looking at a Maths lesson
Which vocabulary will be unfamiliar?
What language structures may be confusing?
How can you plan the learning of Mathematical language in this lesson?
calculate the volume of : cubicar (v)
calculation : el cálculo
calculus : el cálculo
Cartesian : cartesiano (adj)
case : el caso
central limit theorem : el teorema central del límite
chain : la cadena
chain rule : la regla de la cadena
chi-squared distribution : la distribución de chi-cuadrada
circle : el círculo
circumference : la circunferencia
class : la clase