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Yoon, Haeny S.; Templeton, Tran Nguyen – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
In this research article, Haeny Yoon and Tran Nguyen Templeton explore the challenges of listening to children in both classrooms and research that purports to center young children. Through two stories from their respective studies, Yoon and Templeton highlight the complexities of following children's leads given the competing agendas situating…
Descriptors: Listening, Young Children, Adults, Childrens Attitudes
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Adair, Jennifer Keys; Colegrove, Kiyomi Sánchez-Suzuki; McManus, Molly E. – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
Early childhood education in grades preK-3 continues to contribute to future school success. Discrimination, however, can still be an obstacle for many children of Latinx immigrants because they often receive less sophisticated and dynamic learning experiences than their white, native-born peers. In this article, Jennifer Keys Adair, Kiyomi…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Immigrants, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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Adair, Jennifer Keys – Harvard Educational Review, 2014
In this essay, Jennifer Keys Adair aims to clarify the concept of "agency" as a tool for improving the educational experiences of young children in the early grades. She conceptualizes agency in the context of schooling as the ability to influence what and how something is learned in order to expand capabilities, drawing on economic…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Student Empowerment, Learning Experience, Elementary School Students
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Doucet, Fabienne; Marcelin, Louis Herns – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this interview conducted by "Harvard Educational Review" editor Raygine DiAquoi, Fabienne Doucet of New York University and Louis Herns Marcelin of the University of Miami discuss their roles as Haitian American scholars who are participating in Haiti's reconstruction process after the earthquake of January 2010. Each professor…
Descriptors: Haitians, College Faculty, Crisis Management, Natural Disasters
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Wright, Travis – Harvard Educational Review, 2010
In this portrait, Travis Wright documents young Goddess's capacity for strength in the face of trauma and neglect. Goddess, a sixteen-month-old child who has never laughed, is Wright's first client at his clinical internship during his graduate studies. Drawing on his work with Goddess, her mother, and her teachers, Wright explores the ways in…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Children, Resilience (Psychology), At Risk Persons
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Darling-Hammond, Linda – Harvard Educational Review, 2009
From the unique perspective gained heading Obama's education policy transition team, Darling-Hammond describes President Obama's commitment to making the education of every child a collective responsibility and reviews the major tenets of the new administration's plans for education. She reflects on the importance of suggested policy changes,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Presidents, Educational Policy, Educational Improvement
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Paley, Vivian Gussin – Harvard Educational Review, 2007
In 1986, the "Harvard Educational Review" published Vivian Gussin Paley's article "On Listening to What the Children Say," which detailed the beginnings of her career as a teacher and author. The article described Paley's methods of tape-recording and analyzing her students' daily engagement in "the three Fs: fantasy, fairness, and friendship."…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Fantasy, Play, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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Paley, Vivian Gussey – Harvard Educational Review, 2007
In this classic essay, first published by the "Harvard Educational Review" in 1986, Vivian Gussin Paley details the beginnings of her career as a teacher and author. The article describes her methods of tape-recording and analyzing her students' daily engagement in the "three Fs: fantasy, fairness, and friendship." Her careful analysis provides…
Descriptors: Fantasy, Justice, Friendship, Play