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Flowers, Alonzo M., III; Banda, Rosa M. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
Given the need to increase Black males' participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), this study employed a multiple case studies approach to investigate the perceptions of identity to STEM possibilities of Black males who participated in advanced placement and math and science courses. A conceptual framework of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, STEM Education, Advanced Placement
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Frankel, Katherine K. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2017
Studies of high school literacy intervention classes have measured reading gains through standardized assessments, but few have considered the impact on students' identities. In this embedded case study, I used theories of identity and positioning to answer two research questions: How did institutional and interpersonal acts of positioning in two…
Descriptors: Intervention, High School Students, Reading Programs, Reading Instruction
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Poole, Adam – Cogent Education, 2017
The Avatar Project was a two-week English project in which Chinese high school students in an internationalised school in Shanghai China explored the topic of cultural and individual identity. The project synthesised prospective education with the Funds of Identity approach, both of which have particular relevance within an internationalised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Cultural Awareness, Identification (Psychology)
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Mkhize, Duduzile Rosemary – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Learners' participation in mathematics decreases during their transition from primary to high school. This is despite adolescents' cognitive growth equipping them with enhanced cognitive ability; to learn mathematics. Hence low participation in mathematics does not result from cognitive deficiency. Rather, lack of motivation to learn mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Adolescents, Mathematics Achievement
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Abedini, Zoleykha; Mirnasab, Mirmahmoud; Fathi Azar, Eskander – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The present study aimed to investigate identity styles, quality of life and behavioral difficulties between adolescents with single and two-parent status. In this causal- comparative study, a total of 214 high school students were selected, then 112 single parent students (59 females and 53 males) were selected by the voluntary response sampling…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Quality of Life, Behavior Problems, One Parent Family
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Goldberg, Tsafrir – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2013
Learners' identity is considered a resource, but is also assumed to conflict with impartial history learning practices. This empirical study explores the relationship between learners' social identity and their historical practices and understanding. Sixty-four Jewish-Israeli 12th-grade students of Mizrahi and Ashkenazi ethnicities studied a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Grade 12, Ethnic Groups
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Parker, Elizabeth Cassidy – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2014
The purpose of this grounded theory study was to describe the process of adolescent choral singers' social identity development within three midsized, midwestern high school mixed choirs. Forty-nine interviews were conducted with 36 different participants. Secondary data sources included memoing, observations, and interviews with the choir…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Grounded Theory, Adolescents
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Jones, Randall M.; Dick, Andrew J.; Coyl-Shepherd, Diana D.; Ogletree, Mark – Youth & Society, 2014
Erikson (1950) contends that the physical changes associated with puberty serve as a catalyst for adolescents to question childhood identifications and to consolidate these with current self-conceptions, personal ideologies, interpersonal values, and future aspirations. Erikson describes the adolescent identity crisis as the developmental period…
Descriptors: Males, Adolescents, Identification (Psychology), Age Differences
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Rosen, Sonia M. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Neoliberal market logic positions youth as either commodities produced and marketed by private institutions or consumers for whose business those institutions are competing, a paradigm that narrows pathways for youth participation in civic and political institutions by restricting youth agency to participation in markets. However, youth organizing…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Neoliberalism, Social Action, Organizations (Groups)
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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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Beltrán-Carrillo, Vicente J.; Devís-Devís, José; Peiró-Velert, Carmen – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
Drawing on semi-structured interviews with older adolescents, this article examines how healthism, ideal body discourses and performative body discourses influence their (non)participation in physical activity (PA) and their identity construction concerning exercise, sport and physical education. We illustrate that body transformation through PA,…
Descriptors: Semi Structured Interviews, Late Adolescents, Health, Physical Activity Level
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Rust, Julie – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2015
By examining the ways in which high school students in two different English classes take up virtual self-representation tactics in school-based social networking sites, this article explores how young people carefully juggle the digital identities they adopt for the eyes of both peers and teachers. The data reveals that the students'…
Descriptors: High School Students, Social Networks, Identification (Psychology), Self Concept
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Walseth, Kristin; Aartun, Iselin; Engelsrud, Gunn – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
Girls' identity constructions are influenced by the dominant sport, health and beauty discourses in their society. Recent research indicates that sport and health discourses embedded in physical education (PE) compete for influence. Some of these studies have illustrated how these discourses inform girls' social construction of body ideals and…
Descriptors: Females, Human Body, Physical Education, Physical Fitness
Cranfield, Corvell – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The construct of mathematical identity has recently been widely used in mathematics education with the intention to understand how students relate to and engage (or disengage) with mathematics. Grootenboer and Zevenbergen (2008) define mathematical identity as the students' knowledge, abilities, skills, beliefs, dispositions, attitudes and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 11, Identification (Psychology), Mathematics Instruction
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