Diverse Learners

March 16, 2012, The IRIS Center

Diane Torres-Velásquez discusses some of the cultural differences among English learners and ways in which teachers can anchor math instruction so that it is culturally relevant (time: 7:39)

Questions asked of Diane Torres-Velásquez in this audio:

  1. Professor Torres-Velásquez, I’d like to begin by asking your thoughts about some of the differences among English learners.
  2. Can you address a few of the ways that a teacher can anchor math instruction so that it is relevant for all English learners?

Diane Torres-Velasquez

Diane Torres-Velásquez, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Teacher Education
University of New Mexico

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