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Berry, William; Wolfson, Michele – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
Important constructions of identity can occur in unique places that provide an opportunity for exploration (Fantus, 2013). In the present study, we explored the experiences of gay men living in or visiting Provincetown, Massachusetts. Provincetown is a town in America with a large gay population and with an important history related to freedom and…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, LGBTQ People, Identification (Psychology), Males
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Kilmer, Nelson; Krehbiel, Joel D. – Physics Teacher, 2019
Gay-Lussac's law states that the pressure of an ideal gas is directly proportional to its absolute temperature if the volume is constant. Students observe this relationship by taking measurements on the pressure of gas in a flask or metal sphere at different temperatures and then extrapolate the data to estimate absolute zero. In our college…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Teaching Methods
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Daniels, Joseph; Struthers, Helen; Maleke, Kabelo; Catabay, Christina; Lane, Tim; McIntyre, James; Coates, Tom – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Low educational attainment, often a lack of a high school diploma or matriculation degree, has been linked to negative health outcomes and lower quality of life for sexual and gender minorities globally. However, optimism and resiliency have been demonstrated to provide buffering effects on school dropout. We conducted a study in a South African…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Student Experience, LGBTQ People, Foreign Countries
Buzzeo, Jonathan; Patel, Rakhee; Byford, Morwenna; Takala, Helena; Gay, Robert – UK Department for Education, 2020
In May 2016, Government funding of £80 million was awarded to establish five employer-led National Colleges in key growth sectors -- Creative and Cultural (NCCI), Digital Skills (Ada), Nuclear (NCfN), High Speed Rail (NCHSR) and Oil and Gas. This was alongside substantial investment from Local Authorities (LAs), Local Enterprise Partnerships…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Federal Aid
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Leland, Andrew S. – Gender and Education, 2017
Studies have consistently shown that parental involvement and family engagement programs can positively affect the social, emotional, cognitive, and academic well-being of children. Nevertheless, research has also indicated that many programs are school-based (e.g. back-to-school night, parent-teacher conferences), and have historically…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Fathers, Children, Parent Participation
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Brown, Elissa F.; Rinko-Gay, Catherine – Roeper Review, 2017
Given the complexities of being an educational leader and, specifically, an educational leader of a gifted program or school, should there be a moral guide or framework that can inform the daily practices of leaders within an ever-changing educational context of competing demands? Should leaders of gifted programs employ the same ethos as any…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Gifted, Guidelines, Advocacy
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Ivey, Gay; Johnston, Peter H. – Journal of Literacy Research, 2015
The context of this study is a voluntary modification in teaching focus by four eighth-grade teachers who shifted their instructional focus toward student engagement. They abandoned assigned readings in favor of student-selected, self-paced reading within a collection of high interest materials--primarily young adult fiction that students found…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Transformative Learning, Middle School Teachers, Grade 8
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Ivey, Gay – Voices from the Middle, 2011
Based on her experiences with the transformation of 8th-grade reading in one school, Ivey advocates for a substantial shift in what students read in English class and what is available to them in school. Middle school classrooms are in dire need of a book makeover, and this should be the first order of business when considering what to do for…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Intervention, Reading Interests, Books
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Gay, Richard – AILACTE Journal, 2011
For the past sixteen years, the Five Dimensions of Multicultural Education, as proposed by James A. Banks (1995), have been accepted in many circles as the primary conceptual framework used in teaching multicultural education courses: content integration, the knowledge construction process, prejudice reduction, an equity pedagogy and an empowering…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Education Courses, Multicultural Education, Course Content
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Lemons, Gay – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2011
Although it is important to include creative potential in the criteria for gifted programs, a review of the literature reveals creativity testing for this purpose to be a controversial topic. As creativity is a complex, multifaceted construct difficult to measure and operationalize, instruments purporting to measure creative abilities may lead to…
Descriptors: Creativity, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Gifted, Testing
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Sharp, Laurie A.; Bonjour, Gay Lynn; Cox, Ernest – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Improving student performance in mathematics is reinforced through the use of effective teaching practices. One such practice, the math workshop approach, is a rigorous, student-centered way to teach mathematics that fosters inquiry among a community of learners. The purpose of the present study was to explore the perspectives of mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Workshops, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Walker, Joi Phelps; Van Duzor, Andrea Gay; Lower, Meghan A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Scientific argumentation is a key means by which students make sense of content and processes in inquiry-based instruction. In scientific argumentation students make a "claim" that they support with "evidence" and provide "reasoning" as to how the evidence supports the claim. Integrating the different aspects of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Science Laboratories, Persuasive Discourse
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Clyburn, Gay M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
Developmental mathematics is one of the most serious barriers to educational and economic achievement. Over 60 percent of all students entering community colleges in the United States are required to complete remedial/developmental courses as a first step towards earning associate's or bachelor's degrees. Then, to earn a degree,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Developmental Studies Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Partnerships in Education
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Bailey, Dustin – Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 2015
Bullying and harassment threatens the safety, learning, and personal growth of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) students in many high schools in the United States. Such problems are attributed to a heterosexist school culture that is silent towards LGBTQ students and their concerns, making them an invisible sexual…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Homosexuality, Males, Bullying
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Jaspal, Rusi – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
There has been only cursory research into the sociological and psychological aspects of ethnic/racial discrimination among ethnic minority gay and bisexual men, and none that focuses specifically upon British ethnic minority gay men. This article focuses on perceptions of intergroup relations on the gay scene among young British South Asian gay…
Descriptors: Coping, Homosexuality, Ethnicity, Racial Discrimination
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