Everyday words or Math Language: What do you use in whole class and small group discussion?
Math is a language! If we want our kids to speak it, we have to teach it! Here is a great place to get started! I love this article because it makes it very clear- the difference between everyday language and math words!
Think about this:
Everyday Language or Math Words
Split or Divide
Take Away or Subtract
Same or Congruent
What do you SPEAK in your math class?