Classroom Interpreting

Classroom Interpreters - Interpreters and Children - Learning through an Interpreter

What Affects Learning Through an Interpreter

How well a student can learn in an interpreted classroom depends on many factors. It is easy, but incorrect, to think that the interpreter’s skills are the single most important factor in a successful interpreted placement. The interpreter is only one part of a complex setting. Although there is very limited research on K-12 students and interpreting, we can predict that the following issues are important to consider:

Classroom factors

Interpreter factors

Student factors