## Mathematical Language

It is through language that humans learn. We are social beings and learning is a social activity. Classrooms are complex places of learning.

All learners experience a variety of language demands when participating in mathematics lessons.

### Mathematical

Language Demands

There is significant overlap between mathematics and language. As teachers, we have opportunities support mathematical language use throughout our lessons.

### Mathematical Language Development occurs

When Students:

When instructional routines focus on students communicating their thinking,

### We Are Promoting

Students’...

Mathematical

Sense Making

Mathematical

Language