Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

2006

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Education

Committee Chair

Craig Hughes

Second Committee Member

C. Connery

Third Committee Member

I. Lorerro

Abstract

Statistical data from various research sources indicate a large discrepancy between mathematical achievement levels of Hispanic students. The project is significant in that it integrates current research on early learners, educational pedagogy, ELL teaching strategies, and mathematical learning to ensure success in mathematics for young Hispanic students. Toward this end, the purpose of this project was to develop bilingual math centers using a constructivist approach and the latest research on second language acquisition and teaching for the early childhood classroom. This project is also unique because it supplements current math curriculums used throughout the state while providing the necessary scaffolds ELL students need in order to succeed at mathematics.

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