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Mierzwinski, Mark; Cock, Steven; Velija, Philippa – Quest, 2019
Bullying is increasingly considered to be an important moral, political, and social issue within modern society. Academic research on this issue has mostly been examined through a psychological lens, often using questionnaire data to examine and explain the prevalence of different types of bullying. In this position statement, we apply a…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Justice, Incidence, Educational Environment
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Kumanyika, Shiriki – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Efforts to combat the U.S. obesity epidemic have been ongoing in earnest for nearly two decades, informed by a substantial body of knowledge and guided by numerous programmatic and policy recommendations. Yet, although there are some bright spots, I sense frustration in the public health community with the overall lack of clear progress in…
Descriptors: Obesity, Incidence, Race, Ethnicity
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Hamamra, Bilal Tawfiq – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2018
In addition to the methodology of new historicism, this article deploys feminism, performance studies and presentism to discuss the effects of the masculine practice of enforced marriage and turning a deaf ear to the female voice in Thomas Middleton's "Women Beware Women" and contemporary Palestine. I explain that Middleton's "Women…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Gender Differences, Females, Males
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Gambrell, James A. – Democracy & Education, 2017
In this response to Lingley's (2016) article "Democratic Foundations of Spiritually Responsive Pedagogy," the author invites the framework of (a)spiritually responsive curriculum to include a more direct engagement with a culturally relevant curriculum as well. The author agrees with Lingley's postulation that (a)spirituality is deeply…
Descriptors: Criticism, Journal Articles, Teaching Methods, Spiritual Development
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Alim, H. Samy; Baglieri, Susan; Ladson-Billings, Gloria; Paris, Django; Rose, David H.; Valente, Joseph Michael – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
In the fall of 2016, the "Harvard Educational Review" ("HER") published "Cross-Pollinating Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy and Universal Design for Learning: Toward an Inclusive Pedagogy that Accounts for Dis/Ability" by Federico R. Waitoller, assistant professor in the Department of Special Education at the University…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Disabilities, Talent, Inclusion
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Gould, Judith – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
It is only in recent years that research has begun to focus on gender differences in males and females on the autism spectrum. There is now an increasing awareness that we are missing women and girls on the autism spectrum and the assumption has been that there are more males with autism or Asperger syndrome. The questions needing to be asked are…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Females, Gender Differences
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Bevilacqua, Andy – Educational Psychology Review, 2017
Recent upgrades to cognitive load theory suggest that evolutionary processes have shaped the way that working memory processes cultural and social information. According to evolutionarily educational psychologists, some forms of information are processed with lower working memory loads than other forms. The former are evolutionarily salient and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Gender Differences, Evolution
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Andersson, Kristina – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2017
Marie Ståhl and Anita Hussénius have defined what discourses dominate national tests in chemistry for Grade 9 in Sweden by using feminist, critical didactic perspectives. This response seeks to expand the results in Ståhl and Hussénius's article "Chemistry inside an epistemological community box!--Discursive exclusions and inclusions in the…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Gender Differences, Science Instruction, National Competency Tests
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Wall, Katie – Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 2017
If Gray is willing to speak, it made me think, then why shouldn't I? And why shouldn't you? This article is a response to Tonia Gray's 2016 article "The 'F' word: Feminism in outdoor education" by utilizing Sara Ahmed's newly published 2017 book "Living a Feminist Life." In "Living a Feminist Life," Ahmed works to…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Females, Feminism, Work Environment
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Lockhart-Gilroy, Annie A. – Religious Education, 2016
Those who are oppressed often find themselves internalizing voices that limit their ability. This article focuses on a population that falls on the non-hegemonic side of the intersection of race, class, gender, and age: Black girls from poor and working-class backgrounds. From my work with youth, I have noticed that internalizing these limiting…
Descriptors: Imagination, Gender Differences, Working Class, African Americans
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Buchheim, Anna – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2016
In this commentary, Buchheim states that she recognizes that infant-parent relationship has been shown to be of particular significance to preterm infants' socioemotional development, and that preterm children have been reported to be at higher risk of developing attachment insecurity and disorganized attachment. In the feature paper on attachment…
Descriptors: Infants, Premature Infants, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Ahnert, Lieselotte – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2016
In this commentary, Ahnert addresses the Beckh and Becker-Stoll's (2016) paper that characterized positive teacher-child relationships through high levels of closeness and low levels of conflict. Once teacher-child relationships are positively established, the children benefit the most in developmental domains which are considered typically weak…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Child Care, Preschool Teachers
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Cornell, Dewey; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – School Psychology Review, 2015
In this commentary, Cornell and Bradshaw report decades of research in school psychology have brought attention to the culture of peer bullying and harassment that was a largely neglected problem in most schools. At the same time, research on the school environment has brought recognition to the importance of a safe and supportive school climate.…
Descriptors: Bullying, School Psychology, Peer Groups, Educational Environment
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Forde, Christine – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2014
This article responds to Astrid Sinnes and Marianne Løken's article "Gendered education in a gendered world: Looking beyond cosmetic solutions to the gender gap in science" by exploring the idea of "gender-sensitive" education and its usefulness in educational policy. It draws on theoretical discussions of the concept of…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Justice, Educational Policy, Gender Issues
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Lahelma, Elina – Educational Research, 2014
Background: In educational policies, two discourses on gender have existed since the 1980s. I call them the "gender equality discourse" and the "boy discourse". The gender equality discourse in education is based on international and national declarations and plans, and is focused predominantly on the position of girls and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Gender Differences
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