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James, Jennifer Hauver – Gender and Education, 2010
In this paper, I interrogate the implicit and largely unexamined relationship between mothering and elementary teaching as they are informed by dominant notions of caring in the United States. In an environment where students were seen as not receiving adequate care at home, the teachers in this study felt a need to act as mothers in their…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Mothers, Teacher Attitudes, Differences
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Smith, Fay; Hardman, Frank; Higgins, Steve – Gender and Education, 2007
This paper sets out to investigate (i) gender differences in whole class classroom interaction with a sample of teachers who were not using interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in their lessons; and (ii) the short-term and longer term impact of IWB use upon gender differences in classroom interaction. The study focused upon teacher-student interaction…
Descriptors: Interaction, Numeracy, Gender Differences, Classroom Communication
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Smulyan, Lisa – Gender and Education, 2004
This study explores how twenty-eight women graduates of a liberal arts college renegotiate personal and professional identities over a ten year period. Approximately half of these women entered college planning to pursue a career in medicine; the other half indicated some interest in the field of education. Each participant was interviewed six…
Descriptors: Females, Career Planning, Medicine, College Graduates
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Humberstone, Barbara – Gender and Education, 1990
A study of a coeducational outdoor/adventure program for 13- to 15-year olds at Shotmoor, England, where all participated in the same activities. The boys' beliefs about the abilities of girls were altered in a way that would not have occurred in a classroom. (DM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adventure Education, Case Studies, Ethnography
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Piussi, Anna Maria – Gender and Education, 1990
Contends that feminist goals could be achieved by extending the freedom and authority of women teachers, especially regarding the education of girls, to realize a transcendent female genealogy and to measure human improvement according to female rather than male values. (DM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Feminism, Sex Differences
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Shah, Sneh – Gender and Education, 1989
Examines the current debate about "permeation" of race, gender, and culture issues in teacher education in the United Kingdom. Explores the comprehensiveness of any strategy for effective permeation in teacher education, ranging from the nature of academic and professional elements to institutional backup to ensure more than a tokenistic…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rodriguez, Ma del Carmen; Pena, J. Vicente; Fernandez, Carmen Ma; Vinuela, Ma Paulina – Gender & Education, 2006
In this paper we will show some of the results of research which took place in the Principality of Asturias (Spain). Its purpose was finding out the gender discourses used by nursery teachers. Although we will not provide an exhaustive list of all the conclusions reached so far, we will put forward one of the aspects which has been developed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Gender Differences, Interpersonal Relationship