Six Strategies to Close Math Gaps for ELLS

Learning and understanding the unique language of math can be a challenge for many of the 4.4 million Latino English Language Learners (ELLs) in U.S. elementary and middle school classrooms. One in every four students in the U.S. will be of Latino descent by 2020, and providing equity and access to educational opportunities for this growing group of learners is of paramount importance. This white paper suggests classroom strategies that can create a dynamic shift in each learner’s confidence and improvement in math performance.

In this white paper, you will learn:

  • The #1 myth in teaching math to ELLs
  • Six strategies that can make a difference in your Latino ELLs achievement
  • Best practices to teach ELLs in alignment with new math standards