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Patriotic math activities for bilingual learners

Patriotic math activities for bilingual learners

Patriotic math activities engage your bilingual learners with fun games. These counting activities can use simple patriotic themes like the 4th of July or Labor Day.

Consequently, your children will enjoy learning about various math concepts with flags, stars, or other patriotic symbols. That is, your bilingual learners progress in math by using task cards and counting games.

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Spring fine motor skills bilingual activities

Spring fine motor skills can include various ways to practice cutting, pasting, and even coloring. While the typical exercises might involve cutting and pasting, there are other ways to encourage your students.

Using a spring theme can encourage your bilingual students to follow instructions, have fun painting, and practice writing. 

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Learning to tell time for bilingual learners

Learning to tell time is a valuable skill for any young learner, especially for bilingual learners. Of course, knowing the time is essential to get to places on time like school.

Also, learning how to tell time encourages young learners about differences in the day and night. As young children become more aware of time, seasons, and progression of a day, they are more apt to relate time with changes.

That is why learning about the seasons and time are great lessons to begin talking about the changes in a young child’s life. 

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Practicing fine motor skills for bilingual learners

Practicing fine motor skills is an essential part of education. Regardless of language skills, your students need to practice fine motor skills to succeed in other areas.

Many of those learning tasks require that students master how to hold writing tools, scissors, and be self-sufficient. Creating bilingual activities for ELL or dual-language learners is also crucial for self-advocacy.

While practicing fine motor skills, bilingual learners will also be able to use manipulatives during math lessons.

How can you create fine motor skills activities for your bilingual learners? 

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Math apps for kids: a practical guide for learning

Math apps for kids are easy to find on your personal device. Whether you use your cell phone, tablet, or computer desktop, there’s more likely a math app for kids.

Application to interactive games has revolutionized how children learn math. After all, these apps have supported children, especially ELL students, in learning new math skills.

Although not necessarily a counterproductive learning tool, many apps now appear everywhere. But, what are the criteria to decide what a valuable math app is for learning? 

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