Education professor George Gadanidis and his team, in partnership with Western’s WorlDiscoveries®, have developed a collection of children’s stories to help children learn math while learning a language (French, English, or Spanish). These stories have a math surprise as an important part of the plot.
Pluriliteracies Teaching for Learning (PTL) shows teachers and materials developers ways of fostering deep learning by paying attention to the development of students‘ subject specific literacies as well as their conceptual understanding and automatization of subject-specific procedures, skills and strategies.
This website is designed to provide support for K-12 teachers and District ESL Leads from the moment of intake to programming for ELL students in classrooms on a daily basis. This site features a rich array of forms, guidelines, tools and strategies in order to make careful placement decisions and to maximize ELL students' language development.