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Marín, B.; Frez, J.; Cruz-Lemus, J.; Genero, M. – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2019
Context: Programming courses are compulsory for most engineering degrees, but students' performance on these courses is often not as good as expected. Programming is difficult for students to learn, given that it includes a lot of new, complex, and abstract topics. All of this has led experts to the conclusion that new teaching techniques are…
Descriptors: Programming, Game Based Learning, Engineering Education, College Freshmen
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Whipple, Sara S.; Genero, Christine K.; Evans, Gary W. – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2016
Background: The pervasive gap in achievement among impoverished children has been investigated primarily in terms of parental investments, specifically parent to child speech and other forms of cognitive stimulation (e.g., toys, print materials). This research extends that literature by considering the role of a non-cognitive factor, namely task…
Descriptors: Poverty, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement, Persistence
Reyes Malave, Zulma B. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this qualitative methodology study was to explore and examine the contributions the Puerto Rico Public Education system has made in relation to promote and transmit gender equity, examine the knowledge of the elementary school teachers with this concern and to explore how elementary school teachers promotes gender equity through the…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Qualitative Research
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Zamora, Juan Clemente – Bilingual Review, 1975
This article discusses the problem of assigning gender to Spanish calques and loan words borrowed from English. (Text is in Spanish.) (CLK)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Descriptive Linguistics, English, Language Patterns
Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA. WEEA Dissemination Center. – 1995
Classification of people according to gender begins in infancy. This booklet aims to remove some old ways of thinking that limit expectations for girls and boys. It also clarifies for educators, parents, and the community specific elements of the federal legislation called Title IX. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was the first…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Rivera-Bermudez, Carmen D. – 1995
"El Proyecto Colaborativo de Equidad por Genero en la Educacion," or the Collaborative Project for Gender Equity in Education, was undertaken in Puerto Rico between 1990 and 1992 to study how to facilitate the integration of gender equity themes in the curriculum through the direct action of participating teachers. A study examined the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Glass, Gene V., Ed. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2001
This document consists of articles 12-22 published in the electronic journal "Educational Policy Analysis Archives" for the year 2001: (12) "Affirmative Action at Work: Performance Audit of Two Minority Graduate Fellowship Programs, Illinois IMGIP and ICEOP" (Jack McKillip); (13) "School Reform Initiatives as Balancing…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
McCubbin, Hamilton I., Ed.; Thompson, Elizabeth A., Ed.; Thompson, Anne I., Ed.; Futrell, Jo A., Ed. – 1998
This book addresses issues facing racial and ethnic minority families. These chapters grew out of a conference at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, that focused on the strengths and resources of minority families. They represent an effort to share knowledge that can be used for the design of ethnically and culturally sensitive family services.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Culture, Black Family, Blacks