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Bukowski, William M.; Castellanos, Melisa; Commisso, Melissa; Persram, Ryan; Lopez, Luz Stella – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Cultural and socioeconomic differences in children's perceptions of their peers as being typical members of the cis gender group were examined in a cross-sectional sample of 351 girls (N = 164) and boys from 19 fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms (M age = 11.5) in three primary schools in Montréal (N = 156) and two schools in Barranquilla.…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Cultural Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Student Attitudes
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Castellanos, Melisa; Saldarriaga, Lina; Lopez, Luz Stella; Bukowski, William M. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Evidence of cultural comparisons of gender-identity-measurement scales is scarce. The present study aims to assess the scalar invariance of two dimensions of a widely used gender identity scale (Egan and Perry's Multidimensional Gender Identity Inventory) across two cultural contexts. Fourth, sixth, and fifth graders from Barranquilla (Colombia)…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Gender Differences, Peer Relationship, Self Concept
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Mora-González, Carlos Andrés; Anderson, Carl Edlund; Cuesta-Medina, Liliana – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2018
This qualitative study had the objective of analyzing the influence of graphic organizers on the development of written argumentative tasks in a group of sixth-grade Colombian L2 English learners. Learners are increasingly required to analyze information presented in languages other than their first critically to form reasoned opinions and solve…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Persuasive Discourse, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Nayibe Cárdenas Soler, Ruth; Lorenzo Quiles, Oswaldo; Hargreaves, David J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study is an evaluative analysis of 13 Music Education programs in Colombia that provide training for secondary school music teachers for 6th to 11th grade in the Colombian education system. The study utilized an analysis matrix from the International Research Project ALFA II-0448-A, which developed a similar study with Latin American and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Music Teachers, Music Education
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Lizarazo Jara, Omar Yesid – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
Beginner students often have difficulties using adjectives when they write descriptions in English. This article focuses on the procedures used to help my sixth grade students understand and use adjectives in the correct order by using a blog. To achieve the objective of the project I decided to implement an innovation in and out of class…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, English (Second Language)
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HerazoRivera, José David – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
The communicative approach in EFL education has generated a concern for the development of communication in the foreign language classroom within which the promotion of oral interaction is usually paramount. However, what constitutes authentic oral interaction is sometimes not clearly understood and some of the activities that take place in the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Oral Language, Interaction