COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 029

May 11, 2004

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Supplemental Resource to the K-12 Mathematics Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence

 

In Superintendents Memorandum, Informational, Number 35, dated February 13, 2004, school divisions were notified of a supplemental resource for limited English proficient (LEP) students to the K-12 Mathematics Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence. The department is pleased to announce that the resource, Mathematics: Strategies for Teaching Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students, A Supplemental Resource to the K-12 Mathematics Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence, is available at the website listed below:

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/ESL/LEPmathResource.pdf

 

The supplemental resource provides teachers with strategies for differentiating instruction for LEP students. Teachers and curriculum specialists are encouraged to use this resource in combination with the K-12 Mathematics Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence to align classroom instruction with the Standards of Learning, develop sound curriculum and instructional programs, and adapt mathematics instruction to meet the needs of LEP students.

 

If you need further information about the supplemental resource for LEP students, please contact Lisa Eggleston, ESL specialist, at legglest@mail.vak12ed.edu or 804-371-0778.

 

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