Teacher professional development and mentoring; co-planning and co-teaching mathematics lessons for immigrant students in schools sponsored by the Lutheran Social Services of Michigan; coordinating visits of these students to MSU university courses so future teachers can experience firsthand how to teach mathematics to English learners. Participating teachers developed a new approach to teaching mathematics that focuses on student strengths and resources rather than on deficits and impediments. Genesee, Ingham, Wayne counties.
Type of Project: Educational
Target Population: Other (specify below)
Funding Agency: Lutheran Social Services of Michigan
Target Locations: Genesee, Ingham, Wayne
Principal Investigators: Higinio Dominguez
Lead Institution: MSU - Teacher Education
Current Community Partners: Lutheran Social Services of Michigan