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Daniels, Elizabeth A.; Robnett, Rachael D. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2021
Girls and women are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Research has investigated various explanatory factors (e.g., lack of role models, sexism) in these patterns. However, to date, the roles of media use and body concerns have not been examined. This study investigated associations among…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Gender Bias, Disproportionate Representation, Mass Media Effects
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Hollett, Nikki; Brock, Sheri J.; Grimes, Jessica R.; Cosgrove, Brenna – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background and purpose: Perceptions of social status can marginalize and exclude students participating in educational group work. In physical education, students may alter interactions based on the group composition. However, research has offered limited evidence to identify characteristics that can potentially predict social hierarchy. The…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Social Status, Physical Education, Group Activities
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Tataroglu, Eylem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
Turkey's Ministry of National Education aims to identify and develop valuable characteristics to prepare the nation's young for their professional life as adults. The Ministry has been conducting an extensive and comprehensive review of the educational system since the beginning of 2000. Educational system was implemented in time for the 2012/2013…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Visual Arts, National Curriculum
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Kaya, Kemal – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
One of the objectives of comparative education research is to compare within a certain period of time educational systems that have developed in similar or different environments and processes. The aim of this qualitative study is to compare the value education in Turkish and Iranian seventh-grade social studies textbooks. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Social Studies, Textbooks
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Brown, Christia Spears – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Sexualized gender stereotypes (SGS) include the belief that girls should singularly prioritize their sexualized attractiveness for the attention and approval of boys. By elementary school, boys and girls perceive girls' sexualized attractiveness to be incompatible with intelligence and competence. In the current 2-year study, we examined whether…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Sexuality, Aesthetics, Grade 7
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Batchelor, Katherine – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2019
The purpose of this six-week, naturalistic inquiry study was to explore how middle school students at an international school in Warsaw, Poland experienced embodied literacies in their drama elective and their experience with revision through students' creations of performance and puppetry vignettes that represented their fictional stories. This…
Descriptors: Drama, Play, Writing Processes, Foreign Countries
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McCunn, Lindsay J. – Journal of School Leadership, 2019
Students are the primary users of school buildings. However, teachers, staff, administrators, parents, and caregivers of students, as well as members of the community, are crucial to the functionality schools. This research increases knowledge about how nonstudent stakeholders conceptualize new middle schools as transformative and supportive of…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Stakeholders, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
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Sanders-Bustle, Lynn – Art Education, 2018
In this article, Sanders-Bustle recounts what happened when university art education students created socially engaged art (SEA), "Project Unway" and "Project Unity," in the hallways of a middle school. The events represented in this article stem from activities that took place in a secondary art education curriculum course…
Descriptors: Art Education, College Students, Middle School Students, Grade 6
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Manni, Annika; Ottander, Christina; Sporre, Karin – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2017
This study uses John Dewey's theoretical concept of "aesthetic experience" in empirically exploring expressions of cognition and emotion in students' meaning-making processes. A case study was conducted in one class of Grade 6 students during a single school semester. This article reports results from five outdoor days. The empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Aesthetics
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Del Nero, Jennifer Renner – Reading Teacher, 2017
This study employed case study methodology and design research to examine what aesthetic transactions (readers' thoughts, feelings, associations, etc. that arise during a text encounter) students constructed in response to texts in a Gothic studies reading unit created by the author. The study was conducted in a seventh-grade reading classroom.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Aesthetics, Student Attitudes, Reading Materials
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Rheingold, Alison; Seaman, Jayson – Dialogic Pedagogy, 2017
In this paper we discuss how the products of student work during long-term, interdisciplinary curricular units at King Middle School, a grades 6-8 public school in Portland, Maine, through their aesthetic qualities, transformed people's understanding of what children were capable of. We argue that, to effectively understand student work of this…
Descriptors: Relevance (Education), Middle School Students, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Cox, Anne E.; Cole, Amy N.; Laurson, Kelly – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
Purpose: We tested the moderating role of physical self-perceptions in the relationship between physical maturity and physical self-worth (PSW). Method: Students in Grades 5 through 8 (N = 241; 57% females; M[subscript age] =12.30 years) completed a questionnaire assessing physical self-perceptions (i.e., perceived sport competence, conditioning,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Bisley, Charles – Dialogic Pedagogy, 2016
In this paper, I describe a collaborative process in which a class of grade 6 & 7 students made and performed two plays, and also transformed their learning. In this process, a reconfiguring of the spaces of learning, the students and I adapted a variety of literacy and drama practices; a key change in practice was the shift away from an…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Grade 7, Drama, Teaching Methods
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Lorimer, Maureen Reilly – Art Education, 2016
To mitigate educational challenges, K-8 students enrolled in the Migrant Education Program (MEP) at Fuerte School District spend the majority of their after-school class time in a Saturday Academy program completing required curricular tasks associated with structured research-based programs to strengthen reading, writing, mathematics, and science…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Migrant Education, Educational Quality, Art Education
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Koester, Merrie – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Through participatory action research with a university researcher, middle school science educators engaged in capacity building training to learn techniques for aesthetically teaching science through drawing as way of effecting meaning-making with and for their struggling readers. As a result, teachers deepened their pedagogical content knowledge…
Descriptors: Science Education, Aesthetics, Inquiry, Middle School Teachers
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