Category Archives: Education

On SAGE Insight: School life on the margins: Slovak Roma pupils negotiating education

From Race & Class Educationalist Chris Searle, in his 2017 article in this journal, drew attention to the ‘scourge of Roma school exclusion’ and highlighted the shocking number of pupils in Sheffield who were being educated outside of mainstream school … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Gender gaps in long-term earnings and retirement wealth: The effects of education and parenthood

From Journal of Industrial Relations Estimates of long-term earnings commonly use cross-sectional data to measure the average earnings of given groups of employees at different ages and so construct age earnings profiles for different groups of individuals. The approach has … Continue reading

Posted in Business & Management, Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Relative Education and the Advantage of a College Degree

From American Sociological Review Over the past 80 years, the United States experienced a dramatic increase in college enrollment and completion. In 1950, only 7.7 percent of people in the United States age 25 to 29 had a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight, Sociology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: The Geography of Gender Inequality in International Higher Education

From Journal of Studies in International Education The internationalization of higher education results in 4.6 million students attending colleges and universities outside their home countries. In the United States and other countries, there is significant underrepresentation of women among inbound … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Children’s perceptions of the importance and value of reading

From Australian Journal of Education We may perhaps take for granted that the importance of reading is well understood by children, given the position of reading as a fundamental literacy skill, the regular practice of which is strongly associated with … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: “It Was . . . the Word ‘Scrotum’ on the First Page”: Educators’ Perspectives of Controversial Literature

From Journal of Teacher Education Marking Banned Books Week 2018 In this study, authors explore the perceptions preservice teachers (PSTs) and school librarians have toward using challenged and banned books with K-12 readers. We seek to understand how preservice educators think … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: A survey on safe space for LGBTQ students in secondary school choral programs

Article title: We are often invisible”: A survey on safe space for LGBTQ students in secondary school choral programs From Research Studies in Music Education Schools are not safe for all students. Bullying is a context-specific and devastating problem in … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: (Un)Hidden Figures: A Synthesis of Research Examining the Intersectional Experiences of Black Women and Girls in STEM Education

Special issue: The Challenges and Possibilities of Intersectionality in Education Research From Review of Research in Education This literature review demonstrated the importance and utility of intersectionality as a theoretical and methodological approach to understanding the educational experiences of Black … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Preventing Predictable Problem Behaviors in School Settings

From Beyond Behavior Precorrection is a simple, cost-effective, and quick intervention to manage predictable behaviors across many contexts/settings, and student ages and ability levels. When implemented with fidelity, precorrection can be an effective way to decrease inappropriate behaviors and increase … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Dangerous Education: The Occupational Hazards of Teaching Transgender

From Sociology On 16 March 2016 news broke in the UK of a transgender equalities initiative that was planned to take place in a primary school in East Sussex under the headship of Emma Maltby. The initiative gave rise to … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Does instructional video footage improve tackle technique for rugby players?

Article title: Does instructional video footage improve tackle technique? From International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching Participation in men’s and women’s rugby is increasing in the United States with a 350% rise in participation since 2004. As a collision … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Health, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: The Five Cs of Positive Youth Development in a school context

Article title: The Five Cs of Positive Youth Development in a school context; gender and mediator effects From School Psychology International The positive youth development (PYD) perspective has gained increased attention in research, addressing strength and resource perspectives on developing … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Psychology, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: The State of Unequal Educational Opportunity: Special Issue on the Coleman Report 50 Years Later

Guest Editor : Margot I. Jackson and Susan L. Moffitt The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science In the 50 years since the Equality of Educational Opportunity survey (EEOS) first appeared in print, tens of thousands … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight, social science, Social Work & Social Policy, Sociology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Mobiles in class?

From Active Learning in Higher Education At a time when many homes are filled with electronic gadgets, educationalists are attempting to gauge how much technology to bring into classes. A key issue for both students and staff at universities and … Continue reading

Posted in Education, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Food and Campus Politics in India

Article title: Food Politics and Counter-Hegemonic Assertion in Indian University Campuses From South Asia Research Recently, heated debates concerning food politics have erupted at some of the most prestigious institutes of higher education in India. Students demand inclusion of beef … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, Politics, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment