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Naseem Rodríguez, Noreen – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2019
Traditional narratives of U.S. history largely exclude Asian American histories, particularly at the elementary level. This qualitative case study examines how three Asian American elementary school teachers included Asian American histories in their social studies curriculum and scaffolded student understanding by sharing their own hybrid…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Elementary School Teachers, History, Minority Group Teachers
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Wang, Cixin; Wang, Weimeng; Zheng, Lianzhe; Atwal, Kavita – School Psychology Forum, 2016
This study examined Asian American elementary students' experience with victimization. Data were collected from 313 fourth and fifth graders from an ethnically diverse elementary school in southern California. Most participants self-identified as Asian/Asian American and spoke an Asian language at home. Results indicated that Asian American…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Social Justice, Asian American Students
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Kim, Sung won; Cho, Hyunsun; Song, Minji – Educational Review, 2019
A few popular explanations attempt to argue for a weaker relationship between socioeconomic status (SES), parental involvement (PI), and achievement among Asian Americans compared to their white counterparts: Asian American students' Confucian culture, strong motivation for upward mobility as immigrants, unique forms of parental involvement…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Cultural Influences
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Liou, Daniel D.; Liang, Jia – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2021
Purpose: This qualitative case study illuminates the leadership practices of four female Asian American administrators in urban schools. Due to their underrepresentation in leadership roles, the need is pressing for research to capture concrete exemplars on beliefs and practices of sympathy based on an asset-oriented approach to school leadership.…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Females, Administrators, Administrator Attitudes
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Yoon, Aimee J.; Merry, Joseph J. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
Asian Americans are the most highly educated racial group in the United States and are commonly heralded as the model minority for their high academic success. Nevertheless, previous research suggests that Asian Americans may face certain disadvantages in school settings. For example, Asian Americans' academic advantage over non-Hispanic white…
Descriptors: School Role, Asian American Students, White Students, Reading Achievement
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Rodríguez, Noreen Naseem – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2018
Citizenship education is considered a primary purpose for social studies education. However, in elementary classrooms, it is often limited to the memorization of mainstream civic knowledge and learning about a handful of American heroes. This qualitative study of three Asian American educators uses Asian Critical Race Theory to explore how the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Social Studies, Elementary School Students, Critical Theory
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Hinnershitz, Stephanie – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
The importance of education for Asian Americans looking to fight race-based discrimination, create a sense of community, and reclaim and establish an identity is well documented. In 1884, Mary and Joseph Tape, Chinese immigrants living in San Francisco, sued the San Francisco Board of Education and the principal of the Spring Valley Primary…
Descriptors: Educational History, Asian American Students, Immigrants, Racial Discrimination
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Sullivan, Amanda L.; Kulkarni, Tara; Chhuon, Vichet – Exceptional Children, 2020
Although disproportionality has been a focus of special education research for more than 50 years, relatively few researchers have addressed potential inequitable or inappropriate treatment of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students in the United States, particularly in quantitative research. This multistudy investigation explored…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Special Education
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Cooc, North – Journal of Special Education, 2019
School districts in the United States are required to monitor the overrepresentation of students of color in special education, yet recent studies have challenged these trends and suggest students of color may be underrepresented for services guaranteed under federal law. Missing in many of these discussions on disproportionality are the needs of…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Pacific Islanders, Acculturation, Special Education
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Rodríguez, Noreen Naseem – Curriculum Inquiry, 2020
Difficult histories that may contradict national values are rarely taught in elementary schools. This comparative study of two elementary educators examines their pedagogical approaches to the teaching of Japanese American incarceration as difficult history. Framed by Asian American critical race theory, the teachers' practices revealed challenges…
Descriptors: War, Japanese Americans, United States History, Elementary School Students
Tang, Agnes C. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Children's literature serves as mirrors and windows for the students we teach today. Through literature, children should be able to see their own reflections as well as the world around them. Yet despite their long history in the United States, Asian Americans have not always been represented in children's literature. This study analyzed the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Asian Americans, Reading Materials, Grade 3
Qureshi, Mariam – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This research study examined the general question "What do Asian American parents believe to be important characteristics of an effective elementary teacher?" In order to investigate this question, the researcher used a qualitative research design employing a semi-structured interview which probed into the personal perceptions voiced by…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary School Students
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Sabato, Todd – College Student Journal, 2016
Objective: To compare alcohol, tobacco, and illicit or nonmedical drug use behaviors and self-reported consequences of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students to cross-ethnic peers. Participants: A sample of 114,816 undergraduates between 18 and 24 completing the National College Health Assessment between 2011 and 2014 were used.…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Minority Groups, Sexuality, Prevention
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Huang, Keng-Yen; Cheng, Sabrina; Calzada, Esther; Brotman, Laurie Miller – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health problems in young children but there has been a dearth of studies focusing on Asian American children. This study examines the patterns and the predictors of childhood anxiety and related symptoms in young children in a diverse Asian American (ASA) sample (n = 101). Findings indicate that ASA…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Young Children, Parent Child Relationship, Asian Americans
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Kang, Hannah S.; Haddad, Eileen; Chen, Chuansheng; Greenberger, Ellen – Early Education and Development, 2014
Research Findings: Previous research has suggested that children from immigrant families face multiple stressors associated with acculturation. One component of acculturation that has not been widely explored in relation to children's socioemotional development is limited English proficiency (LEP). Given that English is the main language used in…
Descriptors: Limited English Speaking, Well Being, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans
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