QTEL SUMMER INSTITUTES
BUILDING THE BASE, MATHEMATICS
To develop the capacity of mathematics teachers of English Learners to design and enact quality learning opportunities that support all of their students in engaging in quality interactions that simultaneously develop deep conceptual understanding and engage in increasingly sophisticated mathematical practices.
Design instruction for English Learners that integrates conceptual understanding with mathematical and language practices;
Create classroom opportunities centered on talk that support English Learners’ deep understanding of mathematics concepts and practices;
Apply designs for lessons that provide English Learners with multiple levels of scaffolding to enhance their participation; and
Enact new approaches to using multimodal texts to support English Learners’ mathematical understanding.