KEYWORDS. Arab-Americans, bilinguals, language minority students, Arabic language, math problem solving, word problems, multicultural education, student achievement.source of underachievement in school is studentsa#39; inability to understand the language of instruction. Khisty (1995) makes it clear that language is crucial in the teaching and learning process by which meanings are developed and ... In addition, the term aminoritya tends to carry the meaning of inferiority, even though it is used in reference to the numerical ... 51% of Limited-English-proficient (LEP) students in 4th Grade and 74% in 8th Grade performed below the Basic level nationwide, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Exploring Bilingual Arab-American Students' Performance in Solving Mathematics Word Problems in Arabic and English|
|Author||:||Samar El-Rifai Sarmini|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2009|