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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