Beyond Translations: Creating Language and Math-rich Environments for English Language Learners through Digital Design Projects (Poster Presentation)

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Exhibit Halls AB (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Wren Thompson, Research Assistant, New York Hall of Science
Presenter:
Tara Chudoba, Exhibit & Activity Developer, New York Hall of Science

Using digital design applications that encourage an exploration into mathematics, art, and storytelling, the New York Hall of Science worked with young English language learners to assist in their mathematics and language development. This poster will define “math talk” and through research evidence show how students’ skills and confidence deepened through creative, personalized digital projects.

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