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Friedman, Audrey; Herrmann, Brian – Teacher Educator, 2014
This study addresses the following research question: How does telementoring urban high school students by English teacher candidates develop candidates' cultural competence and impact mentees' cultural identity development? Mentee-mentor exchanges were analyzed to uncover how mentees used writing to develop cultural identity, how mentors'…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Self Concept, Mentors, Ideology
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Garza, Rubén; Werner, Patrice; Wendler, Linda F. – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2016
The ongoing focus on dispositions demonstrates the need for teacher educators to help preservice teachers develop from self-as-student to self-as-teacher. Our qualitative study examined preservice teachers' perceptions as they transitioned from university students to teaching professionals in a field experience program prior to student teaching.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Self Concept, Student Development
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Black, Laura; Williams, Julian – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2013
This paper builds on previous work (Black et al., "Educational Studies in Mathematics" 73(1):55-72, 2010) which developed the notion of a "leading identity" (derived from Leont'ev's concept of "leading activity") which, we argued, defined students' motive for studying during late adolescence. We…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Case Studies, Identification (Psychology), Mathematics
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Bartone, Michael D. – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2018
This article explores schooling experiences of James, assigned-female-at-birth (AFAB) male, with a focus on his Catholic K-8 experience. James was caught in the tensions of school and home: Catholic school reinforcing traditional norms of gender and a family that bucked these norms. At school James learned about the body and sex, never feeling…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, LGBTQ People, Sexual Identity, Social Attitudes
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Flores, Tracey T.; Batista-Morales, Nathaly; Salmerón, Cori – Multicultural Perspectives, 2019
In this article, we describe the campus visit we organized for Latina girls (grades 6-12) that participated in Somos Escritoras/We Are Writers. Somos Escritoras is a creative space that invites Latina girls to explore their lives and examine their worlds through art, writing, and theater. We focus on the writing marathon we designed for our visit…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Hispanic American Students, Self Concept, Creative Writing
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Godwin, Allison; Potvin, Geoff – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2017
This manuscript reports a longitudinal case study of how one woman, Sara, who had previously considered dropping out of high school, authored strong mathematics and science identities and purposefully exhibited agency through her experiences in high school science. These experiences empowered her to choose an engineering major in college; however,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, High School Students, Educational Experience, Engineering Education
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del Rosal, Karla; Conry, Jillian; Wu, Sumei – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
Due to demographic changes, there is a growing number of adolescent students who learn in classrooms in which their teacher and peers come from cultural and linguistic backgrounds that are different from theirs. In these diverse classrooms, teachers need to be able to facilitate language learning spaces that are welcoming for all children,…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Self Concept
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Nichols, Sue; Stahl, Garth – Gender and Education, 2017
The field of youth sociology has been challenged to reconsider the role of parenting in the lives of young adults. This paper presents a multiple-case study investigation into young men's transitions from school into further education in an Australian context. We will argue that relationships with parents are materially, socially and emotionally…
Descriptors: Males, Parent Child Relationship, High School Students, Parent Role
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Nasir, Na'ilah Suad; de Royston, Maxine McKinney – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2013
How issues of power and identity play out in mathematical practices are described by Na'ilah Suad Nasir and Maxine McKinney de Royston. Their article offers a perspective on how to better understand the sociopolitical nature of teaching and learning mathematics. They present data from studies of mathematics teaching and learning in out-of-school…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Power Structure, Self Concept, Sociocultural Patterns
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Bartolome, Sarah J. – Research Studies in Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore the culture of choral singing among children and youth in Pretoria East, South Africa. The philosophical underpinnings of the choirs, the roles of choirs within local and national communities, and the perceived values and benefits of participation were examined. This collective case study required the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music Activities, Competition
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Rawal, Hima; De Costa, Peter I. – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2019
A limited ability to pursue postsecondary education often leaves English language learners (ELLs) with a gamut of negative emotional experiences. Using an emotionally oriented framework to guide our study, this article focuses on the experiences of two female South Asian students who graduated from different U.S. high schools. We explored what…
Descriptors: Case Studies, English Language Learners, Emotional Experience, Females
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Robson, Karen; Anisef, Paul; Brown, Robert S.; Nagaoka, Jenny – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
We examine how race, sex and poverty contribute to the likelihood of attending two- and four-year colleges in Chicago and Toronto. In each city, we use longitudinal data on high school students and their postsecondary trajectories in order to explore how race and sex may impact differentially upon their educational pathways. Our analyses are…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Racial Differences, Gender Differences, Poverty
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Ryder, Steve – Qualitative Inquiry, 2010
This autoethnographic inquiry and resultant performative text examine individual choice in the formation of public and private identities. Central is the significant developmental role that socialization plays in the natural process by which biologically similar organisms establish unique perspectives: identity, specifically, the emergence of a…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Socialization, Identification, Selection
Reddy, Mina – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study examines the perceptions of identity of a category of students that has rarely been studied in the context of higher education. These are adults who have participated in GED preparation or English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses in Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs. A college education is increasingly necessary for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Higher Education, Self Concept, Identification
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Choi, Sheena – Educational Perspectives, 2013
The Kwangju Democratic Uprising, variously referred to as the Kwangju democratization movement, the Kwangju people's uprising, 5.18, and 5.18 Democratic uprising, is considered a pivotal moment in Korean history. Once framed as a communist disturbance by the ruling military regime, the uprising served a central role in Korea's transition from…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Political Attitudes, Social Systems
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