The focus of the March webinar will be on numeracy education and language, specifically on ‘Supporting Minority Students in Mathematics Classrooms’.
Karla del Rosal, presenter of this webinar, is a doctoral candidate in the Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity program in the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her academic interest is mathematics and science education for minority language children from kindergarten to grade 9. More specifically, she is interested to help teachers find more effective ways to address literacy development needs of minority language students.
In her presentation, Ms. Del Rosal will share a set of instructional guidelines that were used by math teachers to address the needs of language minority students in their classrooms. Through these guidelines, elementary and secondary math teachers developed a pedagogical decision making framework that enabled them to systematically plan, offer, and assess comprehensive math and literacy instruction.
Karla del Rosal will also briefly discuss the context in which the teacher masters course was offered, details of the overall course and the related instructional guidelines. She will also explore the possibility to implement a similar teacher preparation initiative in other contexts, and share important lessons learned from this experience.
After the presentation, there will be opportunity to engage in an open conversation and ask questions about ways in which math teachers can learn to better support students so they develop math language and literacy skills.
Join the Community of Practice ‘Numeracy for Development’
The webinar series is part of a GPE Community of Practice (CoP) ‘Numeracy for Development’, now facilitated by the GIZ and Save the Children. The CoP is open to teachers, educators, practitioners, researchers, academics and others interested in numeracy.
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Topic: Numeracy Community of Practice Monthly Webinar
Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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