I get incredibly excited about any new research on interdisciplinary learning. That is why I am fascinated by this article that details how improved language skills can really push forward an ELL student’s potential if he or she is struggling in math. It makes perfect and obvious sense if you think about it. Better cognition means better computation in this case, since many ELL students’ problem might not actually be math but the language and the technical terms!
Read more about this here: Improving Math Curriculum for English Language Learners by Renae Skarin