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Lee, Stacey J.; Park, Eujin; Wong, Jia-Hui Stefanie – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2017
Racial categories, inequalities, and hierarchies have shaped life in the United States since the formation of the country. For children and youth in the immigrant and second generations, schools are central sites of racialization. In this article, we focus on what the educational research suggests about the role of schooling in the racialization…
Descriptors: Ethnic Stereotypes, Asian Americans, Immigrants, Refugees
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Williams, Judy; Ritter, Jason; Bullock, Shawn M. – Studying Teacher Education, 2012
This article reports a literature review of self-studies by beginning teacher educators examining their experiences of the transition from classroom teaching to teacher educator. The authors conclude that becoming a teacher educator involves several complex and challenging tasks: examining beliefs and values grounded in personal biography,…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Beginning Teachers, Faculty Development, Interprofessional Relationship
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McCarthey, Sarah J.; Moje, Elizabeth Birr – Reading Research Quarterly, 2002
Presents a "conversation" between the authors that discusses various theories of identity, the relationship between identity and literacy, and how identities and literacies are constructed and practiced within relationships of race, gender, class, and space. Addresses findings of recent studies and the authors' thoughts about what these…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Gender Issues, Literacy
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Rowley, Stephanie J.; Moore, Julie A. – Roeper Review, 2002
This article explores the complexity of racial identity in the lives of gifted African American students and argues that personal identity can only be understood through an ecological and multidimensional view of racial identity that takes into account the individual, the social context, and coping styles. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Attitudes, Black Students, Educational Environment
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Berry, Robert; Thunder, Kateri – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2012
The purpose of this article is to present the findings of a qualitative metasynthesis focused on Black learners negotiating their mathematics experiences in multiple settings (in school and out-of-school) and reflecting on experiences that contributed towards their mathematics identities over time. Five findings emerged from this qualitative…
Descriptors: African American Students, Mathematics Education, Qualitative Research, Meta Analysis
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Rong, Xue Lan; Brown, Frank – Education and Urban Society, 2002
Synthesizes research on the life experiences of Caribbean and African black immigrants and their children and their incorporation into U.S. society and education. Examines triple disadvantage versus model blacks; socialization and racial identity development of black immigrants; and black immigrants and American blacks. Analyzes…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Black Students, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)
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Cox, Gordon; Pitts, Stephanie – British Journal of Music Education, 2008
The invitation to provide a review of the articles published in our five year editorship prompts us to evaluate the aims and purposes of music education research, and to consider the function of journals such as "BJME" in bridging the artificial divide between academics and professionals. We identify four themes that were prominent in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Journal Articles, Periodicals, Educational Research
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Heilman, Elizabeth E. – Youth & Society, 1998
Reviews theories of identity formation ranging from the classic work of E. H. Erikson to postmodern and feminist theories, and incorporates qualitative research examining the identity formation of 14 adolescent girls. The article suggests that schools can serve as sites for deconstructing issues of socioeconomic status identity, body image…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Body Image, Community Influence, Elementary Secondary Education
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Streitmatter, Janice L. – Urban Education, 1988
Examines the literature on academic achievement, self-esteem, identity development, and school integration. Indicates the need for investigation of the effects of busing minority children on their identity status. (FMW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Busing, Desegregation Effects
Boufoy-Bastick, Beatrice – 2001
The attainment of a cultural identity is a major challenge of social development for many children from minority groups in today's fast-changing multicultural societies. Culturo-metrics is a new area of research that teachers and researchers can use to measure cultural identity and to explore culturally preferred behaviors of children and teachers…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Diversity (Student)
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Gee, James Paul – Journal of Education, 1989
Argues that second language learning is a form of enculturation that involves learning the perspectives and identities that a culture allows and values. Proposes that a language teacher is actually changing the cultural identity of the student. (FMW)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Background, Elementary Secondary Education, Identification (Psychology)
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Grant, Nigel – Comparative Education, 1997
Considers issues concerning the education of minorities, in Europe and elsewhere, by examining the vexed question of the nature of identity. Offers the concept of identity "markers," now most commonly nationality and citizenship, but changeable in times of crisis. Discusses culture switching, intermediate or multiple cultural identities,…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Culture Conflict
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Whaley, Arthur L. – Journal of Black Psychology, 1993
Examines the relationship of self-esteem and cultural identity to psychosocial adjustment in African-American children through a literature review with an overview of identity research and a discussion of the development of self-esteem and cultural identity among African-American children. Implications for clinical and educational interventions…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Black Culture, Black Youth, Child Development
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McFarland, William P. – Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, 1993
Reviews the literature concerning homosexual identity development. Discusses at-risk issues (suicide, human immunodeficiency virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome infection, school problems) and developmental difficulties for gay and lesbian youth (sensitization, identity confusion, identity assumption, commitment). Proposes developmental…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Counseling Techniques
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Grassmann, Laura – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2002
This article explores how use or nonuse of augmentative and alternative communication can be affected by the ongoing development and interaction of a child's identity through various cultural milieu. It examines the student's role in the selection and use of devices and the effects of family, school, and community. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
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