Teachers' Perceptions of ELL Students: Do Their Attitudes Shape Their Instruction?

  title={Teachers' Perceptions of ELL Students: Do Their Attitudes Shape Their Instruction?},
  author={Kerry Carley Rizzuto},
  journal={The Teacher Educator},
  pages={182 - 202}
ABSTRACT The purpose of this parallel mixed-methodology study was to examine how the perceptions of early childhood teachers toward their early childhood English Language Learners (ELL) shape their pedagogical practices. The study was conducted in 10 early childhood classrooms, ranging from grades pre-K to third, in one suburban school with a culturally and linguistically diverse student population. Quantitative data was gathered through the administration of Pohan and Aguilar's (2001… 
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