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Biggs, Shirley A.; Musewe, Lucas O.; Harvey, Jean P. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Our study examines the impact of adult mentoring on Black, under-resourced, urban, middle grade students. First, we explore impact of mentoring on grades earned in the context of a comprehensive program which included one-on-one mentoring and an array of out-of-school enrichment activities. We also examine the nature of mentor-mentee engagement…
Descriptors: Mentors, Academic Achievement, African American Students, Disproportionate Representation
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King, LaGarrett J.; Brown, Keffrelyn – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Our study examined the experiences of three middle school teachers who created their own Black History Month curriculum. Although, the relevance of Black History Month is under scrutiny by opponents who feel it marginalized the history of Black Americans, proponents of this position have failed: to account for teachers who view and use this Month…
Descriptors: African American History, African American Achievement, Middle School Teachers, History Instruction
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Keck-Staley, Tracey Lavette – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Student learning in the mathematics classroom is described as being both social and personal. Students' prior knowledge (human capital), attitudes (personal capital), and social skills and/or cultural values (sociocultural capital) are personal components they bring into the classroom. The purpose of this instrumental case study was to explore (a)…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Values, Mathematics Instruction, Self Concept
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Woolley, Michael E.; Strutchens, Marilyn E.; Gilbert, Melissa C.; Martin, W. Gary – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Student self-report data from 933 Black middle school students and standardized mathematics test scores (SAT-10) were used to examine the relationship among student perceptions of teacher expectations and reform instructional practices, aspects of student motivation, and three student mathematics performance outcomes--time spent studying, expected…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Structural Equation Models, Mathematics Tests, Student Motivation
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Tyler, Kenneth M.; Boelter, Christina M. – Negro Educational Review, 2008
Teachers' expectations are consistent predictors of performance outcomes for elementary, middle, and secondary students. However, the literature is not as clear in articulating exactly how teacher expectations influence such outcomes. Thus, the purpose of this study is to examine whether perceptions of teachers' expectations are predictive of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, African American Students, Middle School Students
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Brown, Veda – Negro Educational Review, The, 2006
Although the nature of the relationship of music on students' emotional development remains an issue for continued research, my overall purpose is to provide adults with research-based methods to help children become better consumers of hip-hop music. First, I identify research-based recommendations to prepare adults as facilitators of children's…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Music, Middle School Students, Emotional Development
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Jamar, Idorenyin; Pitts, Vanessa R. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
Dramatic changes are occurring in the teaching and learning of mathematics in the nation's classrooms. It is no longer sufficient to be proficient in basic skills; students are now expected to develop deep conceptual understanding of a broad range of mathematical content areas. While there has been an increased focus on the need for equal…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, African American Students, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Achievement
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Ellis, Walter L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
It is well documented that perinatally HIV-infected children experience difficulty in learning as well as behavioral and social problems in the school setting. While the research is mixed on the effect of the HIV virus on behavioral and social problems, it is much clearer on the effect of this virus on learning. This exploratory study identifies…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Peer Groups, Social Problems, Study Habits