Secondary Teacher Attitudes Toward Including English-Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms

  title={Secondary Teacher Attitudes Toward Including English-Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms},
  author={Jenelle R. Reeves},
  journal={The Journal of Educational Research},
  pages={131 - 143}
  • Jenelle R. Reeves
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Education
  • The Journal of Educational Research
ABSTRACT Researchers have given limited attention to teacher attitudes toward inclusion of English-language learners (ELLs) in mainstream classrooms. The author explored 4 categories within secondary teacher attitudes toward ELL inclusion: (a) ELL inclusion, (b) coursework modification for ELLS, (c) professional development for working with ELLs, and (d) perceptions of language and language learning. Findings from a survey of 279 subject-area high school teachers indicate a neutral to slightly… 

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