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Kundu, Anindya – Educational Leadership, 2018
If students from all backgrounds and advantages were given equal opportunity to succeed, how would this change our schools? Anindya Kundu examines two New York City schools--Medgar Evers College Prep and The James Baldwin School--and how their energized school culture contributes to the success of all students. By leading with consistency,…
Descriptors: School Culture, Success, Administrator Role, Role Models
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Nicolete, Jamilly Nicácio; Almeida, Jane Soares de – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
In this article, in a historical perspective, the authors discuss the symbolization of the female figure in the social imaginary in relation to a teaching career, based on the practices of teacher training, professionalization and co-education,. Since colonial times, the education of females in Brazil has always been permeated with expectations…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Gender Differences, Sex Role
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Elzinga, Cees H.; Studer, Matthias – Sociological Methods & Research, 2019
We explore the relations between the notion of distance and a feature set--based concept of similarity and show that this concept of similarity has a spatial interpretation that is complementary to distance: it is interpreted as "direction." Furthermore, we show how proper normalization leads to distances that can be directly interpreted…
Descriptors: Proximity, Age Differences, Norms, Foreign Countries
Leeman-Munk, Samuel Paul – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The phenomenal growth of social media, web forums, and online reviews has spurred a growing interest in automated analysis of user-generated text. At the same time, a proliferation of voice recordings and efforts to archive culture heritage documents are fueling demand for effective automatic speech recognition (ASR) and optical character…
Descriptors: Morphology (Languages), Syntax, Content Analysis, Data Analysis
Conklin-Moore, Alyssa – NAMTA Journal, 2017
Alyssa Conklin-Moore discusses normalization in the child under three from several perspectives. She takes an extensive look at the child, including orienting parents to the Montessori environment, the child's entrance into the environment, addressing the sensitive periods, and fostering independence, contribution, and community. She reminds the…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Montessori Schools, Child Development, Personal Autonomy
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Harger, Brent – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Since the late 1990s, increased public and academic attention has been focused on topics related to bullying and peer aggression in schools, yet these behaviors have proven difficult for schools to address. Using data from an ethnographic study of two rural elementary schools in the Midwestern United States, I make both methodological and…
Descriptors: Aggression, School Culture, Elementary School Students, Bullying
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Gabay, Yafit; Najjar, Inaas-Jana; Reinisch, Eva – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2019
Purpose: Developmental dyslexia (DD) has mostly been attributed to arise from phonological impairments; however, several theories indicate a temporal processing deficit as the underlying cause of DD. So far, research examined the influence of temporal cues on concurrent speech sound categorization in DD, but effects of temporal information from a…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Semitic Languages, Clinical Diagnosis, Developmental Delays
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Mersad, Karima; Dehaene-Lambertz, Ghislaine – Developmental Science, 2016
The auditory neural representations of infants can easily be studied with electroencephalography using mismatch experimental designs. We recorded high-density event-related potentials while 3-month-old infants were listening to trials consisting of CV syllables produced with different vowels (/bX/ or /gX/). The consonant remained the same for the…
Descriptors: Infants, Evidence, Phonetics, Normalization (Disabilities)
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Kumar, Akhilesh; Singh, Rajani Ranjan; Thressiakutty, A. T. – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
The radical changes towards services for persons with disabilities were brought by Principle of Normalization, originated in 1969. As a consequence of Normalization, disability as a whole, and intellectual disability in particular, received the attention of the masses and the intelligentsia began advocating normalization ideologies which became…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Normalization (Disabilities), Intellectual Disability, Social Attitudes
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Carpenter, Donald A. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2008
Confusion exists among database textbooks as to the goal of normalization as well as to which normal form a designer should aspire. This article discusses such discrepancies with the intention of simplifying normalization for both teacher and student. This author's industry and classroom experiences indicate such simplification yields quicker…
Descriptors: Database Design, Database Management Systems, Data, Reliability
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Aksu, Gökhan; Güzeller, Cem Oktay; Eser, Mehmet Taha – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to compare different normalization methods employed in model developing process via artificial neural networks with different sample sizes. As part of comparison of normalization methods, input variables were set as: work discipline, environmental awareness, instrumental motivation, science self-efficacy, and weekly…
Descriptors: Sample Size, Artificial Intelligence, Classification, Statistical Analysis
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Wood, Phil – Management in Education, 2017
In this article, I begin by outlining some of the barriers which constrain sustainable organizational change in schools and universities. I then go on to introduce a theory which has already started to help explain complex change and innovation processes in health and care contexts, Normalization Process Theory. Finally, I consider what this…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Barriers, Sustainability, Theories
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Jaekel, Brittany N.; Newman, Rochelle S.; Goupell, Matthew J. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2017
Purpose: Normal-hearing (NH) listeners rate normalize, temporarily remapping phonemic category boundaries to account for a talker's speech rate. It is unknown if adults who use auditory prostheses called cochlear implants (CI) can rate normalize, as CIs transmit degraded speech signals to the auditory nerve. Ineffective adjustment to rate…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Speech Acts, Speech Communication, Phonemes
Butler, Eartha S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Introduction: Obtaining higher education increases the amount of stressors physically, mentally, and emotionally. College is more than parties, pledging, and freedom from authoritative figures. For many young adults, it is the time to learn independence, responsibility, and roads to success. Today's students are making life-altering decisions…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, College Students, African American Students, Black Colleges
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Winton, Sue – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2016
Fundraising is common in Canada's public schools despite objections from some parents, educators, and other citizens who argue that the practice perpetuates inequities between schools and communities. In this article I first situate school fundraising in North America within its broader socio-historical contexts. I then describe Hajer's (1997)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fund Raising, Public Schools, Persuasive Discourse
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