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Goodkind, Sara; Bay-Cheng, Laina – Youth & Society, 2021
Drawing on participatory research in a high school implementing single-sex classes, this article demonstrates how single-sex education masks racialized economic inequality by framing low academic achievement among low-income youth of color as a function of gender, thereby scapegoating girls for a supposed "boy crisis" in education. We…
Descriptors: High School Students, Single Sex Classes, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
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Bryla-Cruz, Agnieszka – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2021
The aim of the paper is to present the findings of an empirical study which contributes to the ongoing research into gender effects on second language acquisition by exploring a biological influence on L2 pronunciation learning. One of the most frequent arguments used to vindicate single-sex education is that there are substantial sensory and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Phonetics, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Serpagli, Lauren Paola; Mensah, Felicia Moore – School Science and Mathematics, 2021
This qualitative, ethnographic study focuses on how combining aspects of visual learning with a social media application (app)--Instagram--can be a useful learning tool for digital natives (DNs). Current students are classified as digital natives because they are inundated with technology, which has become an essential tool in their everyday…
Descriptors: Social Media, Science Education, Biology, Teaching Methods
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Baker-Bell, April – Theory Into Practice, 2020
In this article, the author historicizes the argument about Black Language in the classroom to contextualize the contemporary linguistic inequities that Black students experience in English Language Arts (ELA) classroom. Next, the author describes "anti-black linguistic racism" and interrogates the notion of academic language. Following…
Descriptors: English, Language Arts, English Teachers, Academic Language
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Zach, Sima; Cohen, Rona; Arnon, Michal – Physical Educator, 2020
This study compared the effect of the cooperative learning and direct instruction models on the motivational climate in physical education lessons. Participants were 121 seventh-grade students. The Achievement Orientation Scale examined learners' perceptions of the motivational climate in physical education lessons. One teacher taught a class of…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Direct Instruction, Student Motivation, Physical Education
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Walsh, Thomas; Wright, Geoffrey A. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2020
High school Technology and Engineering (TE) classes are, in the majority, comprised of male students (USDE, 2012). This data point is also true in middle and junior high school elective TE classes. In light of the rapid growth of technology and engineering career opportunities, the lack of women students enrolling in middle, junior high, and high…
Descriptors: Females, Enrollment Trends, Technology Education, Engineering Education
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Wallace, Laura; Buchan, Duncan; Sculthorpe, Nicholas – European Physical Education Review, 2020
This study examined whether single-gender or mixed-gender PE lessons were more conducive to increasing the physical activity levels of girls. One hundred and twenty girls (12--15 years) wore a wGT3x+ActiGraph accelerometer while participating in basketball games. Time spent in low (LPA), moderate (MPA), vigorous (VPA), and moderate-to-vigorous…
Descriptors: Females, Single Sex Classes, Coeducation, Physical Education
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Guadalupe, Tasha; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: In this paper, we describe the study of one teacher as she attempted to purposefully negotiate the curriculum (e.g., goals, content, tasks, and evaluation) with one of her middle school classes. We used key concepts, constructs, and ideas from hegemonic masculinity and feminist theory to guide us in this endeavor. Method: We used seven…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Females, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum
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Mutambik, Ibrahim; Lee, John; Almuqrin, Abdullah – Distance Education, 2020
There is limited evidence of the effects of culture and context on student readiness for e-learning, and how these might interact with gender. This study addresses this gap by studying the effect of culture and context on the readiness of high school students to use e-learning in a unique setting: an education system in which male and female…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Readiness
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Abraham, Jessy; Barker, Katrina – Research in Science Education, 2020
It has been argued that the establishment of single-sex classes for females can increase their motivation and participation in physics. This paper reports on findings from a multi-occasional study among 90 female year 11 physics students across single-sex and co-educational high schools in Australia. The aim of this study was to identify the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, Science Instruction, Single Sex Classes
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Emrani, Fateme; Hooshmand, Mozhgan – Online Submission, 2019
This article reports the results of a study involving the Conversation Analysis (CA) of self-initiated self-repair structures in classroom conversations. The study aimed to cast light on self-initiated repairs practiced by advanced EFL learners. The data were collected in 2018. Forty proficient EFL students participated in the study. 72 hours of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Timken, Gay; McNamee, Jeff; Coste, Sarah – European Physical Education Review, 2019
School-based physical education (PE) is the most efficient and cost-effective means of increasing girls' physical activity. Therefore, this project used a health club (HC) approach to alter a high school PE experience for 17 grade nine girls (M age = 14.6 ± 0.49). As part of a larger mixed-methods study, this qualitative element gauged adolescent…
Descriptors: Females, Grade 9, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level
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Claussen, Caroline – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Young people's sexual health is a significant concern to parents, educators, health professionals and policy makers in Canada. However, challenges exist with respect to the nature of school-based sexual health education content and mode of delivery. These include the lack of attention paid to the impact of gender ideologies on the development and…
Descriptors: Males, Masculinity, Sex Education, Health Education
Sorrells, Michelle L. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Administrators at a Southeastern elementary school eliminated single-sex instructional grouping in 5th-grade classes without a proper analysis of all available data and later reflected upon whether this instructional model should be revived. Because data-based decisions may positively improve teaching and learning for all stakeholders, the purpose…
Descriptors: Single Sex Classes, Elementary Schools, Data Use, Decision Making
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Kombe, Dennis; Che, S. Megan; Bridges, William – School Science and Mathematics, 2019
With the introduction of single-sex classroom settings in coeducational public schools, there is an ongoing debate as to whether single-sex education may reduce or reinforce traditional stereotypes and gender roles. In this article we present findings from a study that investigated the extent to which mathematics is perceived as a gendered domain…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Middle School Students, Single Sex Classes, Coeducation
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