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TitleThe problem with math is English : a language-focused approach to helping all students develop a deeper understanding of mathematics
Author Concepcion Molina
Imprint San Francisco, CA. : Jossey-Bass, 2012
Descript xxii, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


The problem with math is english (and a few other things) -- Why a language focus in mathematics? -- Language and symbolism in traditional instruction -- So what does conceptual understanding look like? -- The order of operations: a convention or a symptom of what ails us? -- Using multiplication as a critical knowledge base -- Fractions: the "F word" in mathematics -- Operations with fractions -- Unlocking the power of symbolism of symbolism and visual representation -- Language-focused conceptual instruction -- Mathematics: it's all about relationships! -- The perfect non-storm: understanding the problem and changing the system

Language arts -- Correlation with content subjects English language -- Study and teaching Mathematics -- Study and teaching

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