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My Words, My Literacy

Tracking of and Teaching through the On-Field Language Practices of Australian Indigenous Boys

David Caldwell, Nayia Cominos, and Katie Gloede

language domain of particular interest to Aboriginal boys, the Australian rules sporting field, with the ultimate aim to develop classroom applications for emerging technologies to support twentieth-century literacy skills for these students. In approaching

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Diederik F. Janssen

etiological puzzle in its historical contexts—factors that range from changing valuations of childhood, an evolving bio-medicalization notably of home and school environments, and advancing technologies, and interests, in weighing the probability of inner

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Thatcher’s Sons?

1980s Boyhood in British Cinema, 2005–2010

Andy Pope

of the film prefers, however, to accentuate its nostalgic, upbeat elements. The notion of a childhood devoid of modern technology—the kind designed to absent children, particularly boys, from an outdoor life—is most apparent in the selling of Son of

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Robyn Singleton, Jacqueline Carter, Tatianna Alencar, Alicia Piñeirúa-Menéndez, and Kate Winskell

(%) Author gender Male 330 (41.6) Female 463 (58.4) Mean age 13 Place of residence Urban 70 (8.8) Rural 723 (91.2) Technology available at home Television 666 (84.0) Internet 179 (22.6) A total of 936 young people under the age of 25 participated

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Boys, Inclusive Masculinities and Injury

Some Research Perspectives

Adam White and Stefan Robinson

structure and organization. This was a result of developing workplace technology ( Cancian 1986 ). Increasing agricultural machinery contributed to a workforce reduction, while increasing employment opportunities were available in the developing factories in

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A Literacy Landscape Unresolved

Beyond the Boy Crisis and into Superhero Fiction

Michael Kehler and Jacob Cassidy

. In fact, Jason was quick to credit 1984 as “timeless” and “more applicable now [than when it was published] with all the technology that we do have.” Nor was the underlying purpose of reading in English class lost, as Selina clearly indicated that

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A New Kind of Monster, Cowboy, and Crusader?

Gender Hegemony and Flows of Masculinities in Pixar Animated Films

Elizabeth Al-Jbouri and Shauna Pomerantz

, is ultimately punished for creating an alternative way to become a superhero using technology ( Wooden and Gillam 2014 ). While the diversification of culturally valued masculinities can, at first blush, be celebrated, closer examination exposes more

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Books Are Boring! Books Are Fun!

Boys’ Polarized Perspectives on Reading

Laura Scholes

popular literature proposing that subject choices reflect a binary divide between boys and girls ( Martino 2003 ; Millard 1997 ). That is, traditionally masculine subjects have included the sciences, technology, and business studies, and feminine subjects