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Teachers' Discourse On English Language Learners: Cultural Models Of Language And Learning, Amy Heineke
Amy J. Heineke
This qualitative case study explores teacher learning about English language learners (ELLs) in a small-group, school-based context at an urban elementary school inArizona. Sociocultural perspectives on teacher learning guided the analysis of teachers’ participation in a teacher study group over six months. The teacher study group aimed to support educators of ELLs at a time of new language policy implementation, which required ELLs to enroll in an English language development (ELD) classroom for four hours of skill-based English language instruction.
In the first semester of language policy implementation, I collected discursive data that showcased the social interaction of teachers and ...