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Efron, Sara Efrat; Winter, Jeffrey S.; Bressman, Sherri – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
Growing evidence indicates that trusting relationships between mentors and teachers is crucial for effective mentoring. In diverse communities, where the mentor's culture is distinctly different from that of the teachers, it is more difficult to form a trusting relationship because of different cultural norms, values, and beliefs (Johnson-Baily…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Mentors, Teacher Collaboration, Cultural Differences
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Knight, Wanda B. – Art Education, 2006
Art educators, like many other educators born or socialized within the main-stream culture of a society, seldom have an opportunity to identify, question, and challenge their cultural values, beliefs, assumptions, and perspectives because school culture typically reinforces those they learn at home and in their communities (Bush & Simmons, 1990).…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art, Art Teachers, Multicultural Education
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Schuepbach, Marianne; Huang, Denise – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2018
During the past two decades, there is a global growing interest in the field of extended education. Countries in both the East and the West alike have been investing in developing systems to support student learning after the traditional school hours. This paper examines the similarities and differences in this trend of development in Taiwan and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Comparative Education
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Cheremshynski, Christy; Lucyshyn, Joseph M.; Olson, Deborah L. – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2013
The purpose of this study was to empirically investigate a family-centered approach to positive behavior support (PBS) that was designed to be culturally responsive to families of diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. A Japanese mother and a child with autism were the primary participants. Multiple research methods were used. A…
Descriptors: Cultural Relevance, Program Implementation, Behavior Modification, Autism
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Head-Dylla, Candace; Faircloth, Susan – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2014
In this case, the authors explore the tensions that emerge when students exert their right to visibly demonstrate their cultural values and beliefs at school or school-sponsored activities and events. This case was designed for educational leadership courses dealing with diversity, pluralism, multiculturalism, and democratic values. Students…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Cultural Activities, Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness
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Widodo, Hendro – Dinamika Ilmu, 2019
This research aims to: 1) describing the cultural approach in the development of holistic education in Muhammadiyah Elementary School: 2) finding the role of school's stakeholders in realizing holistic education in Muhammadiyah Sleman Elementary School. This research was conducted at Muhammadiyah Sleman Elementary School Yogyakarta. This research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, School Culture, Holistic Approach
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Whitinui, Paul – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2019
This paper reports on the preliminary findings of a study carried out in two English-medium primary (elementary) schools (years 1-6) located in the Otago-Southland regions between 2014 and 2015. The purpose of the study aimed to explore the educational aspirations whanau Maori (i.e., Maori family) want for their children, and to build better…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Foreign Countries
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Avraamidou, Lucy – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2020
In this conceptual paper, I put forward an argument about the conceptualization of science identity as a landscape of becoming by placing emphasis on "recognition" and "emotions," as core features of identity, through an intersectionality lens. These constructs intertwined, I argue, can give meaning to the process of becoming a…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Recognition (Achievement), Interdisciplinary Approach, Politics of Education
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McWayne, Christine; Foster, Brandon; Melzi, Gigliana – Early Education and Development, 2018
Practice and Policy: The preschool years represent a critical time to foster family engagement in education for children growing up in poverty. Yet the ways in which Latino families with lower levels of income engage with their children's education at home and at school might look different from how middle-income parents from the dominant U.S.…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Early Intervention, Preschool Children, Family Involvement
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Galante, Angelica – TESL Canada Journal, 2014
Language and culture are informally integrated in many English as an Additional Language (EAL) programs, but cultural discussions are often regarded from the perspective of a particular dominant culture. Although this integration is crucial for the development of communicative competence, practical applications are still challenging as language…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries
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Cummings, Katrina P.; Hardin, Belinda J. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Cultural beliefs, values, language differences, and unfamiliar educational infrastructures and practices can impact immigrant parents' capacity to support their children with disabilities in their new country. This study presents perspectives of disability and experiences with special education services based on interviews with eight immigrant…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Special Education, Immigrants
Yang, Baiyin; Wang, Yingchun; Drewry, Anne Wang – Online Submission, 2006
This article seeks to develop a framework for assessing the impacts of cultural values and beliefs on cross-cultural training (CCT). It argues that culture affects CCT processes including the use of training methods, trainers' selection, and trainees' learning style. The article also reasons that the congruence between parent and host cultures…
Descriptors: Values, Training Methods, Cross Cultural Training, Methods
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Sadeghi, Karim; Sepahi, Zhila – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Cultural content analysis of EFL textbooks has received considerable attention in ELT pedagogy in recent decades. The current study investigated the representation of big "C" and small "c" cultural themes in three common EFL textbooks: "Top Notch," "Summit" and "Passages." The frequency analysis…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chettih, Mindy – Gerontologist, 2012
The population of older adults in the United States is growing in size and diversity, presenting challenges to health care providers and patients in the context of health care decision making (DM), including obtaining informed consent for treatment, advance care planning, and deliberations about end-of-life care options. Although existing…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Cultural Awareness, Older Adults, Health Services
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Msoroka, Mohamed S.; Amundsen, Diana – Research Ethics, 2018
For researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand who intend to conduct research with people, it is common practice to first ensure that their proposals are approved by a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC). HRECs take the role of reviewing, approving or rejecting research proposals and deciding on whether the intended research will be completed in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Research, Cultural Differences
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