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Henfield, Malik S. – Gifted Child Today, 2012
The purpose of the article is to provide a brief introduction to Black male masculine identity development and relate it to the field of gifted education. It will begin with information related to identity development that is applicable to Black males. Next, the phenomenological variant of ecological systems theory (PVEST) will be explored and…
Descriptors: Gifted, Identification (Psychology), Males, Masculinity
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Neal-Jackson, Alaina – Review of Educational Research, 2018
There has been a paucity of research on the educational experiences of young Black women in U.S. K-12 education. Although both Black male and female students experience constrained opportunities to learn, the popular and academic conversation has almost unilaterally focused on the plight of Black boys and men. Drawing on critical race theory, this…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, African American Students, Gender Differences, Critical Theory
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Miedema, Siebren – Religious Education, 2010
Starting his work as endowed Hendrik Pierson Professor for Christian Education at VU University Amsterdam in 1993 the author focused on the relationship of education, pedagogy, and religion. However, his attention was rather exclusively directed to Protestant schools. The argument was that in academia at that time, even in the faculties of…
Descriptors: Protestants, Church Programs, Identification (Psychology), Philosophy
Calkins, Andrew; Conley, David; Heritage, Margaret; Merino, Nicole; Pecheone, Raymond; Pittenger, Linda; Udall, Denis; Wells, Justin – Jobs for the Future, 2018
This brief focuses on: (1) Student autonomy as learners and (2) Assessments that inform the development of student self-knowledge and their capacity to become autonomous learners. It presents research showing that, when these concepts are explored, implemented, and measured, students will become more competent and confident learners ready to…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Self Concept, Self Management, Equal Education
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Randles, Clint – Music Education Research, 2013
The purpose of this conceptual work was to provide a theory of curricular change in music education. The author introduced a "Model of Psychological Dimensions," and suggested how it might help the profession conceptualise the nexus between the individual and society. Identity as a manifestation of cultural psychology, and the role and…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Curriculum Development, Psychological Characteristics
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Hawkes, Glenn W.; Hawkes, T. Elijah – Schools: Studies in Education, 2013
John Dewey was inspired by what he termed "the miracle of shared experience and shared communication." His faith in the power of individuals working in democratic association also included warnings of a darker side, the "monstrosities" that individuals can become when they live and work in isolation from others. In this…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Teaching (Occupation), Professional Isolation, Educational Change
Jeffers, Adam R. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This project examines the early educational experiences of 6 young African American males (ages 18-25) who attended urban schools in San Diego, California. All 6 men were incarcerated for at least 1-year before participating in a pre-release program. The participants were part of a pre-release program in San Diego, California, which was selected…
Descriptors: African Americans, Urban Schools, Institutionalized Persons, Criminals
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Porath, Marion; Lupart, Judy – Exceptionality Education International, 2009
Elementary and secondary students identified as gifted produced representations of themselves as readers, writers, and mathematicians and were interviewed about what they chose to represent. Interviews indicated a developmental progression in the way academic learning is understood, a progression that also was evident in their representations.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Reading Habits
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O'Donoghue, Tom; Chapman, Anne – History of Education, 2011
Up until the 1960s, Catholic schools throughout most of the English-speaking world were dominated by members of religious teaching orders, including female religious. For over a century following their establishment in 1866, one of the most prominent female religious teaching orders in Australia was that of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Catholic Schools, Books
Peko, Andelka, Ed.; Sablic, Marija, Ed.; Jindra, Ranka, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
The democratic changes that occurred in Croatia within last two decades are oriented towards European values and multi-intercultural perspectives. Let us remember that, according to the census from 1991, Croatia was inhabited with people from 27 nations, with Croats being a majority. During the Homeland war, basically a defensive war against the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Foreign Countries
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Hattam, Robert; Smyth, John – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2003
This article draws on the Students Completing Schooling Project, conducted in Australia, which has developed an account of early school leaving though listening to how 209 young people made sense of their experiences of leaving school. In this study, we were keen to understand the way young people deliberate upon how schooling fits into their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Identification (Psychology), Self Concept
McGarry, Robert – Phi Delta Kappan, 2013
In order to accommodate the education needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, American schools need to do more than add LGBT information to the curriculum in sex education class. If we believe, as Erikson (1968) suggested--that adolescence is the time when young people try to make sense of who they are--and if we believe that…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Developmental Stages, Identification (Psychology), Self Concept