January 14, 2015 Staff Meeting
Second Language Learners
BRAIN POWER AND COGNITION FOR THE LANGUAGE LEARNER
*SLLs must also adjust reading to comprehend technical language, which can mean reading the problem multiple times (Bye, 1975).
*When a language learner is utilizing all of his/her cognition to problem solve a language , limitations in language can lead to limitations in learning (Bresser, Malnese, et al.,2009).
Guiding Questions to Distinguish between Content and Language in the Math Classroom
Tier I and Tier II Vocabulary
Tier II- high frequency, academic language (i.e. academic vocab)