Defining a Role: The EAL Teacher in Maths

Monaghan, Frank (1999). Defining a Role: The EAL Teacher in Maths. In NALDIC: Occasional Papers NALDIC, Reading.


This paper was published as part of the 'Occasional Papers' series (#12) by the National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum (NALDIC) - the UK's professional association for people working with English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners in schools.
The paper discusses how EAL specialists can work effectively alongside mathematics teachers in the mainstream classroom. It identifies salient features of the mathematics register, and how EAL and mathematics teachers can work together to develop a linguistically principled curriculum to support bilingual learners in the mathematics classroom.

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