BISD Principal/Teacher Published in Magazine

BISD Principal/Teacher Published in Magazine: Teaching Math Across Language Barriers
Posted on 10/21/2020
This is the image for the news article titled BISD Principal/Teacher Published in Magazine: Teaching Math Across Language BarriersBrannen Elementary School Principal Julie Evans and Math Teacher Lisa Trail were published in the October edition of Language Magazine! Their op-ed entitled “Teaching Math Across Language Barriers” explains some of the challenges educators face teaching math across language barriers and provides some practical solutions to overcome them. 

“This is a great example of the dedication of our BISD staff to serve each and every student with a high quality education,” said BISD Superintendent Danny Massey.

The article explains that “a student may not be able to tell us what they’re thinking, but they can show how they’re trying to practice regrouping with counters.” De-emphasizing language and promoting universal math visuals on the walls of the classroom, as well as utilizing game-based programs such as ST Math support problem-solving skills students need across the curriculum. All students experience success! Check out the entire article on page 33-34 at

Language Magazine has covered language-related news for over 18 years. Their website states that through promoting multicultural learning, global citizenship, and language education, Language Magazine provides well-researched insight on the literacy and language sphere of education.
Teaching Math Across Language Barriers
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