Math and Science: Skills and Strategies to Adapt Instruction for English Language Learners - Hot Topics

This professional development resource for educators provides authentic classroom video clips that illustrate the principles and practices presented in the workbook, with Video Observation Guides and activities that reinforce the learning. The video segments demonstrate principles of instructions for ELLs, solving math word problems, and adapting a science lesson.

The workbook provides a wealth of information about this important topic, including research foundations and principles of instruction for teaching math and science to English language learners, the language of math and science, Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, making math and science comprehensible, developing higher-order thinking in math and science, and a complete lesson plan from one teacher’s perspective. 2012. (pp 103).

This professional development resource package was created for use in CAL’s Hot Topics in ELL Educationworkshops and institutes. CAL is making the professional development workbook and companion video available for sale to make these resources available as knowledge building, practical tools for educators.

Linda New Levine, Betty Ansin Smallwood, and Erin Flynn Haynes

Center for Applied Linguistics


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