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One Adolescent's Construction Of Native Identity In School: "Speaking With Dance And Not In Words And Writing", Amy A. Wilson, M. D. Boatright Jan 2011

One Adolescent's Construction Of Native Identity In School: "Speaking With Dance And Not In Words And Writing", Amy A. Wilson, M. D. Boatright

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This case study describes how one eighth-grade student, Jon, asserted Native identities in texts as he attended a middle school in the western United States. Jon--a self-described Native American, Navajo, and Paiute with verified Native ancestry--sought to share what he called his Native culture with others in his school wherein he was the only Native American, despite his perception that schools have historically suppressed this culture. To study how the texts that Jon designed in school may have afforded and constrained the expression of Native identities, the authors collected three types of data over the course of eight months: (a ...


Tapping Into Students' Motivation: Lessons From Adolescents' Blogs, Sylvia Read Jan 2006

Tapping Into Students' Motivation: Lessons From Adolescents' Blogs, Sylvia Read

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