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Carey, Roderick L. – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2021
I investigated how two U.S.-born Salvadoran eleventh grade boys formulated college-going mindsets at the nexus of family-based cultural influences, adolescent development, masculinity, and academic self-appraisals. With asset-based theories, findings show how immigrant families encouraged college going by shielding their sons from noneducational…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Grade 11, Males, High School Students
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Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Roeper Review, 2013
Though there have been quite a number of research studies focusing on how Singaporean families promote literacy and instill values of academic excellence inside the home, little has been written about how families nurture the gifts of teenagers talented in the arts in the Singaporean context. This article highlights how the family influences the…
Descriptors: Family Influence, Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Reading Skills
Lopez, M. Elena; Jacobson, Linda; Caspe, Margaret; Hanebutt, Rachel – Global Family Research Project, 2019
In this policy brief, the authors examine and provide examples of the ways that public libraries have become invaluable partners in supporting family STEM learning. Although emerging research points to the strong influence of families on children's growth and development, a focus on joint parent and child STEM learning is still nascent. This brief…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Family Involvement, STEM Education, Family Influence
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Barker, Bernard; Hoskins, Kate – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017
This article investigates whether schools that match Coalition Government criteria for excellence can enable hardworking students, regardless of background, to achieve good examination results and improved chances of social mobility. Students at two case-study academies were interviewed about family influences on their development and choice of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Family Characteristics, Social Mobility
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Paz-Albo Prieto, Jesús – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Access to high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) is important for developmental outcomes and school success. The first years of life are a critical period for learning and the quality of early experiences can have a significant impact later in life. Parenting is one of the primary influences on children's development and family…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Early Childhood Education, Family Involvement
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Povarenkov, Yuri P.; Baranova, Natalya A.; Mitiukov, Nicholas W. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
This article examines how various family education strategies influence development of self-regulation behavior among students. It looks at grade levels 9-11 and compares sex differences as well as residential patterns (rural areas, district centers, and regional centers). It has been established that not all strategies are the same: some affect…
Descriptors: Self Control, Self Management, Student Behavior, High School Students
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Oke, Ayooluwa; Butler, Judith E.; O'Neill, Cian – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
There is considerable evidence that highlights the importance of family involvement in early childhood education and care (ECEC) on children's development and how when combined with professional involvement has a very positive impact on children's holistic development and therefore, quality ECEC. However, in practice, communicating with families…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Parent Participation, Family Involvement, Foreign Countries
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Ferrara, Margaret M. – School Community Journal, 2017
Presently, over 40 states in the U.S. have legislation in place to promote professional development in family engagement in school districts. Some of these states also have a mandate in place that preservice teachers are required to take a course in family engagement to obtain teacher licensure. This has spurred an interest in how various…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, National Standards, Family Involvement, Partnerships in Education
de Figueiredo, Claudia Rodrigues Sequeira; Dias, Filomena Valadao – Online Submission, 2012
Family plays a very important role in infant's development and behaviour, being that the parents' divorce can be a very stressful experience. This is an exploratory and comparative study that aims at identifying the differences in children's behaviour with divorced parents (or separated) and married parents (or living together), based on the…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Behavior, Family Influence, Divorce
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Karyda, Magdalene; Jenkins, Andrew – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
There is a growing interest among researchers in the impact of locality on young people who are inactive and not engaged in education, employment or training (NEETs). Previous research on this, however, is rather limited and does not account for a number of characteristics that mediate the effects of disadvantaged neighbourhoods on transition…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Late Adolescents, Disadvantaged Youth, Longitudinal Studies
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Wilder, JeffriAnne; Cain, Colleen – Journal of Family Issues, 2011
Family is regarded as a powerful force in the lives of Black Americans. Often-times, families function as an agent of socialization that counters racism. At the same time, however, Black families can perpetuate skin tone consciousness and bias, or "colorism." Although there is an extensive body of revisionist literature on Black families and a…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Focus Groups, Family Influence
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Woodside, Marianne; Gibbons, Melinda M.; Davison, John; Hannon, Christine; Sweeney, Jeffrey R. – Qualitative Report, 2012
A dearth of research exists exploring the career and work development of adult men and the influence of family-of-origin on that development. In this qualitative study, the researchers used a phenomenological approach to examine the career and work experiences of men whose parents have no education beyond high school and the influences of family…
Descriptors: Males, Phenomenology, Family Influence, Gender Differences
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Safa, M. Dalal; White, Rebecca M. B.; Knight, George P. – Developmental Psychology, 2020
This study investigated how parents' value-based enculturation and acculturation processes (i.e., Mexican American and mainstream American values trajectories across their youths' development from late childhood to middle adolescence) related to their youths' behavioral, affective, and cognitive components of bicultural competence in late…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Acculturation, Values, Cultural Awareness
Rodriguez-Michel, Amber Sheree – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In 2001, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was passed, emphasizing a stronger concentration on reading achievement. Research has shown that the family structure influences literacy development. The study was developed based on the social learning theories of Vygotsky and Skinner. Vygotsky's approach to sociocultural theory examines the…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Elementary School Students, Reading Skills, Parent Attitudes
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Finnan, Christine – SRATE Journal, 2010
This article is a call to action for elementary teacher educators. Our early childhood and middle grades colleagues made a clear case for the importance of focusing on specific developmental characteristics and family and community influences on development during the critical years they represent. A similar case has not been made for the upper…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Academic Standards, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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