Careful attention to lesson design and implementation can make the opportunities to learn, which are described in the Common Core, viable for all students—including English language learners.
Johannah Nikula, email@example.com, designs and studies mathematics education materials for students and teachers at Education Development Center in Waltham, Massachusetts. Her interests include teacher professional development and supporting access to rich mathematical learning opportunities for all students.
Courtney L. Nelson, firstname.lastname@example.org, is a mathematics education researcher at Horizon Research in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She is interested in student mathematical thinking and teacher professional development.