How to Engage and Support K-6 ELLS in Math

grace-davila-coates-resizeGrace Dávila Coates is the former director of FAMILY MATH at the University of California-Berkeley, an international program that brings families together to investigate mathematical ideas, raise awareness of the role of mathematics in education, and increase mathematics understanding and appreciation.

Grace is the primary author of Family Math for Young Children and Family Math II: Achieving Success in Mathematics.  She is also a co-author of the best-selling book English Language Learners in the Mathematics Classroom.  She has designed many professional development models used statewide, nationally, and internationally, focusing on the needs of English learners in mathematics.

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Handouts:

Conversational Language

Jigsaw Reading: Creating Equations (for cutouts) 

Jigsaw Reading: Creating Equations

Number Patterns

Number Riddles

Sorting Shapes

Snail Races Instructions

Snail Races

Supporting Ells

Mathematically Speaking

English Learners in the Mathematics Classroom (book recommended by Grace)

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