Fostering STEM vocabulary development in ESL students
from By Beth Crumpler
With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, content area literacy is a huge focus right now. The Common Core State Standards places development focus in the literacy of math and the literacy of in science and technical subjects in English language arts. Science, technology, Engineering and math content areas are extremely technical and difficult for ESL students to understand. To meet the literacy objectives under the Common Core State Standards, ESL and content area teachers must work together to in teaching STEM content area vocabulary.
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