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Caraballo, Limarys – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Discourses of achievement often overlook the interdependence of classroom contexts, students' identities, and academic performance. This narrative analysis explores how high-achieving students of color construct identities-in-practice in a diverse urban middle school. By documenting explicit moments in which students construct…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, High Achievement
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Oslund, Joy A.; Barton, Joshua – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2017
It is difficult but important for mathematics teachers to help students see themselves as capable mathematics learners, that is, to help each student develop a positive mathematics identity. A student's mathematics identity is a powerful influence on his or her engagement and participation in mathematics. Students act in ways that are consistent…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Identification (Psychology), Self Concept
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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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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
Bonafide, Anna Marie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Middle school students bring various identities into the classroom including their reading identities, their self concepts concerning their views of themselves as readers. Using identity and psycho-social and socio-cultural theoretical constructs as a foundation, I conducted phenomenological case studies that focused on middle school remedial…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Self Concept, Reading Difficulties, Reader Text Relationship
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Hoffman, Adria Rachel – Music Education Research, 2012
The purpose of this multiple case study was to explore the wind band classroom as a social context and examine its influence on middle-school students' identity constructions. The integration of sociologically based identity theory and social identity theory from social psychology suggested by Deaux and Martin as well as Stets and Burke proved…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Musicians, Middle School Students, Grade 6
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Kang, Hosun; Calabrese Barton, Angela; Tan, Edna; Simpkins, Sandra; Rhee, Hyang-yon; Turner, Chandler – Science Education, 2019
This study explores ways to support girls of color in forming their senses of selves in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) during the middle school years. Guided by social practice theory, we analyzed a large data set of survey responses (n = 1,821) collected at five middle schools in low-income communities across four states in the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Females, Minority Group Students, STEM Education
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Townsend, Tiffany G.; Thomas, Anita Jones; Neilands, Torsten B.; Jackson, Tiffany R. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2010
Scholars have highlighted the detrimental influence of racially charged stereotypes and images on self-perception and well being. Others have suggested that identity components (e.g., ethnic identity and self-concept) serve a protective function. The purposes of this study were (a) to explore the relationship among stereotypic images, beauty…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Females, Well Being, Interaction
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Wexler, Lisa; Eglinton, Kristen; Gubrium, Aline – Youth & Society, 2014
To better understand how young Alaska Native (Inupiaq) people are creatively responding to the tensions of growing up in a world markedly different from that of their parents and grandparents, the pilot study examined youth-produced digital stories as representations of their everyday lives, values, and identities. Two hundred and seventy-one…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Story Telling, Indigenous Knowledge, Pilot Projects
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Wilson, Amy Alexandra; Boatright, Michael D. – Research in the Teaching of English, 2011
This case study describes how one eighth-grade student, Jon, asserted Native identities in texts as he attended a middle school in the western United States. Jon--a self-described Native American, Navajo, and Paiute with verified Native ancestry--sought to share what he called his Native culture with others in his school wherein he was the only…
Descriptors: American Indians, Adolescents, Grade 8, Case Studies
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Laursen, Helle Pia – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
Based on data from a researcher-generated activity and with the overall objective to gain insight into how students talk about themselves as readers, the study examines how, in a conversation with two classmates and a research assistant, 12-13-year-old students embrace or reject different figured worlds related to literacy. The analysis…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Literacy, Reading Attitudes, Interviews
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Roeser, Robert W.; Galloway, Mollie; Casey-Cannon, Shannon; Watson, Cary; Keller, Laura; Tan, Elyn – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2008
This study examines relations between early adolescent girls' well-being, achievement, and emerging identities. Variable-centered results showed that girls' moral and student identities were the strongest predictors of their achievement, whereas their moral, student, physical, and peer identities predicted their well-being. Person-centered results…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Achievement, Well Being, Early Adolescents
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Kao, Chen-yao – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
There has been a paucity of research on gifted individuals' perceptions of gender stereotypes. The purpose of this study was to explore mathematically gifted adolescent females' perceptions of gender stereotypes through a research design of the qualitative multiple case study involving the constant comparison and the Three C's analysis scheme.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Mathematics, Females, Adolescents
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Pilcher, Jane – Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 2011
In this article data are presented on children's appraisal of clothing retailers and brands, and how this interacts with their identity and social contexts. In exploration of some of the meanings and processes surrounding children's consumption of branded or labelled clothing, two case studies of child consumers are profiled: one who actively…
Descriptors: Clothing, Children, Childhood Attitudes, Identification (Psychology)
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