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ERIC Number: EJ819207
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-0021-8251
Access to Upper-Level Mathematics: The Stories of Successful African American Middle School Boys
Berry, Robert Q., III
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, v39 n5 p464-488 Nov 2008
This article is about 8 African American middle school boys who have experienced success in mathematics. Five themes emerged from the data: (a) early educational experiences, (b) recognition of abilities and how it was achieved, (c) support systems, (d) positive mathematical and academic identity, and (e) alternative identities. (Contains 4 footnotes and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A