Novice Teacher Supports the Mathematics Learning of English Language Learners in Any Language


  • Meghan Miller Cory Elementary School---Denver, Colorado
  • Aidong "Linda" Zhang Louisiana State University--Shreveport
  • Iris DeLoach Johnson Louisiana State University--Shreveport (retired)
  • Dr. Jianan ”Gianna” Yang Xi’an Medical University


ELL, anchor chart, sentence frames, manipulatives, technology


A novice teacher reflects on her first class of ELLs who spoke many native languages and shares her journey to improve. Three bang-for-the-buck strategies are shared. Support for her actions is provided through connections to the literature. Readers are encouraged to bravely move forward to use trial-and-error as they attempt to implement what they are learning from the many available resources which include anchor charts, sentence frames, manipulatives, and technology.


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How to Cite

Miller, M., Zhang, A. "Linda", DeLoach Johnson, I., & Yang, J. "Gianna". (2023). Novice Teacher Supports the Mathematics Learning of English Language Learners in Any Language. Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, 93(1), 14–20. Retrieved from




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