Language is deeply involved in learning mathematics as students both communicate and think about mathematical ideas. Because of this, teachers of English learners have particular challenges to overcome. Mathematical Thinking and Communication addresses perhaps the most significant challenge: providing access to mathematics for these students. -- Google Books.
Includes online PD resources
Creating access to mathematics for English learners -- Why visual representations? -- Visual representations as evidence of student thinking and potential -- Developing language in context -- Designing tasks to support access for English learners -- Visual representation routines -- Putting it all into practice.