Childrens Ways with Words in Science and Mathematics: A Conversation across Disciplines Durham, New Hampshire, December 4-7, 1999. Special Report.Report as inadecuate




Childrens Ways with Words in Science and Mathematics: A Conversation across Disciplines Durham, New Hampshire, December 4-7, 1999. Special Report. - Download this document for free, or read online. Document in PDF available to download.





At a time when children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds represent the fastest growing school-age population in the United States, too many of these children are failing in school science and mathematics. This report discusses the events and recommendations of the Children's Ways with Words in Science and Mathematics conference which brought together educators and researchers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to explore issues related to learning and achievement in science and mathematics for poor and minority students. (Contains 26 references.) (WRM)

Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), High Risk Students, Learning Processes, Limited English Speaking, Linguistics, Mathematics Education, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Science Education, Verbal Communication

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Author: Rosebery, Ann S.; Warren, Beth

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=8787&id=ED446907







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