Disadvantaged youth, Language skills, Language usage, Literacy, Mathematics teaching, Numeracy, Underachievement, Secondary education
Increasingly language is recognised as causing difficulties for students when they come to learn mathematics. Many different levels and aspects of language can be seen to create such difficulties for students. This paper looks at the implications of language on learning mathematics or developing a sense of numeracy.
Zevenbergen, Robyn, "Language implications for numeracy: a study of language use of disadvantaged students" (2000).
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Australian Council for Educational Research