To see what translating the language of algebra looks like in action, watch Language of Algebra: Translating English to Math. Using very clear explanations, a teacher shows how she effectively explains the major terms students need to know in order to translate English words and sentences into mathematical symbols, operations, expressions, and equations.
Ever had a student say to you that math is too hard to learn? Watch the TEDx talk “Math isn't hard, it's a language” see how approaching math as a language to learn eases students' fears about math's inherent difficulty.
Not quite sure approaching algebra as a second language is an effective way to approach algebra? This audio podcast will help you gain perspective on how teaching math as a form of language acquisition will benefit your students.
A one-stop-shop for becoming fluent in the language of algebra: this site contains is a free complete course on teaching algebra though the concepts of language, complete with 24 PowerPoint lessons, 40 accompanying videos, and a supplementary 15-chapter text with solutions.