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Cummins, Jim – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
The emergence in recent years of heteroglossic conceptions of bi/multilingualism and the related construct of translanguaging has raised questions about how these notions relate to more traditional conceptions of additive bilingualism, biliteracy, and the overall academic achievement of minoritized students. In this article, Jim Cummins provides a…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Teaching Methods, Bilingualism, Multiple Literacies
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Jabbar, Huriya – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
In this article Huriya Jabbar examines how the regulatory environment in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans has influenced choice, incentives, and competition among schools. While previous research has highlighted the mechanisms of competition and individual choice--the "invisible hand"--and the creation of markets in education, Jabbar…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Incentives, Competition, School Choice
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Carlock, Russell H., Jr. – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
Adult English as a second language (ESL) educators have struggled to move beyond skills-based instruction to implement more student-centered, contextualized pedagogy that prepares students to become active citizens and to solve real-world problems, even as the growing number of immigrants make adult education increasingly important for determining…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Action, Activism, Immigrants
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Kuttner, Paul J. – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
Amid concerns about the decreasing political engagement of young people, scholars and policy makers have begun discussing the "civic achievement gap," disparities in civic capacity between low-income students and Students of Color and their White, wealthier counterparts. While this scholarship raises important issues, it often relies on…
Descriptors: Art Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Citizenship Education, Citizen Participation
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Darbach, Dafney Blanca – Harvard Educational Review, 2015
In this article, Dafney Blanca Dabach investigates how teachers and their students of different citizenship statuses navigate tensions in formal state-sponsored citizenship education. In traditional US high school civics courses, undocumented immigrant youths' liminal status is often invisible and overlooked as undocumented youth are educated…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, High School Students, Student Diversity
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Levinson, Meira – Harvard Educational Review, 2015
In this article, Meira Levinson presents a case study of school personnel who must decide whether to expel a fourteen-year-old student for bringing marijuana onto campus. She uses the case to explore a class of ethical dilemmas in which educators are obligated to take action that fulfills the demands of justice but under conditions in which no…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Marijuana, Expulsion, Decision Making
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Sheridan, Kimberly M.; Halverson, Erica Rosenfeld; Litts, Breanne K.; Brahms, Lisa; Jacobs-Priebe, Lynette; Owens, Trevor – Harvard Educational Review, 2014
Through a comparative case study, Sheridan and colleagues explore how makerspaces may function as learning environments. Drawing on field observations, interviews, and analysis of artifacts, videos, and other documents, the authors describe features of three makerspaces and how participants learn and develop through complex design and making…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Design Crafts, Hands on Science, Shared Facilities
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Davis, Elizabeth A.; Palincsar, Annemarie Sullivan; Arias, Anna Maria; Bismack, Amber Schultz; Marulis, Loren M.; Iwashyna, Stefanie K. – Harvard Educational Review, 2014
In this article, the authors argue for a design process in the development of educative curriculum materials that is theoretically and empirically driven. Using a design-based research approach, they describe their design process for incorporating educative features intended to promote teacher learning into existing, high-quality curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Instructional Materials, Educational Quality, Science Instruction
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Ishimaru, Ann M. – Harvard Educational Review, 2014
In this ethnographic case study, Ann M. Ishimaru examines how a collaboration emerged and evolved between a low-income Latino parent organizing group and the leadership of a rapidly changing school district. Using civic capacity and community organizing theories, Ishimaru seeks to understand the role of parents, goals, strategies, and change…
Descriptors: School Districts, Community Organizations, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship
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Jaffe-Walter, Reva – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
With the growing number of immigrant youth moving into new communities and host nations across the globe (Suarez-Orozco, 2007), it is critical that we deepen our understanding of the ways in which schools enable either the civic engagement or the social marginalization of these young people. In this article Reva Jaffe-Walter presents the results…
Descriptors: Muslims, Immigrants, Disadvantaged, Citizen Participation
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Hayhoe, Simon – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In this study, Simon Hayhoe investigates the experiences of blind museum visitors in the context of the relationships between the artworks they learned about in museums, those they experienced when younger, and the social, cultural, and emotional influences of their museum experiences. The three case studies he presents support his hypothesis…
Descriptors: Art Education, Museums, Nonschool Educational Programs, Blindness
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Hermes, Mary; Bang, Megan; Marin, Ananda – Harvard Educational Review, 2012
Endangered Indigenous languages have received little attention within the American educational research community. However, within Native American communities, language revitalization is pushing education beyond former iterations of culturally relevant curriculum and has the potential to radically alter how we understand culture and language in…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, American Indian Education, Language Maintenance, Indigenous Knowledge
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Kawai, Hana; Taylor, Emily R. – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this essay, Hana Kawai and Emily Taylor provide a case study of one teacher's classroom that examines issues of student conflict, gender dynamics, and the importance of reflective discussion to address oppressive social structures. Through reflections and observations that focus on the intersection of gender and race, they urge teachers to…
Descriptors: Conflict, Gender Issues, Elementary School Students, Case Studies
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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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Anderson, Lauren – Harvard Educational Review, 2010
In this article, Lauren Anderson takes an inductive approach to the study of teacher agency, specifically considering who supports teachers, and how, in their efforts to advance equity in urban, high-needs schools. Drawing from a larger research project, Anderson focuses on a multiyear case study of one early-career teacher and incorporates social…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Educational Change, Social Networks, Social Capital
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