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Carey, Roderick L. – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
In this essay, Roderick L. Carey draws from social-psychological perspectives on mattering to argue that Black boys and young men have yet to achieve comprehensive mattering in social and educational contexts. Positing that Black boys and young men find their social and school lives framed by marginal mattering, which is realized through social…
Descriptors: Males, Social Bias, Educational Environment, Racial Bias
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Cairns, Kate – Harvard Educational Review, 2018
In this essay, Kate Cairns considers the implications of assessing garden pedagogies, arguing that a rhetoric of effects assumes an essentialist conception of the child-as-educational-output and bolsters a neoliberal vision of social change rooted in personal transformation. Drawing from ethnographic research with youth gardens in Toronto,…
Descriptors: Gardening, Teaching Methods, Social Change, Youth Programs
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Bhabha, Jacqueline; Fuller, Arlan; Matache, Margareta; Vranješevic, Jelena; Chernoff, Miriam C.; Spasic, Boris; Ivanis, Jelena – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
In this article, the authors present data gathered in the Reclaiming Adolescence research project, which investigated the educational hardships of Roma youth by comparing their experiences with their non-Roma peers' in Belgrade, Serbia. Serious inequalities in access to secondary and tertiary education affect the life and career opportunities of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Minority Groups, Leadership, Social Bias
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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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Paris, Django; Alim, H. Samy – Harvard Educational Review, 2014
In this article, Django Paris and H. Samy Alim use the emergence of Paris's concept of culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP) as the foundation for a respectful and productive critique of previous formulations of asset pedagogies. Paying particular attention to asset pedagogy's failures to remain dynamic and critical in a constantly evolving global…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Sustainability, Heritage Education, Educational Practices
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Abodeely, John; Cole, Ken; Graham, Janna; Hudson, Ayanna N.; Mörsch, Carmen – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In the spring of 2013, the "Harvard Educational Review" ("HER") published a special issue entitled "Expanding Our Vision for the Arts in Education" (Vol. 83, No. 1). Following a variety of forward-looking essays and arts learner reflections concerning the potential of the arts in education, the issue concluded with a…
Descriptors: Reader Response, Art Education, Educational Practices, Educational Objectives
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Gaztambide-Fernández, Rubén – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In this essay, Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández reflects on the comments made in a forum convened to reflect on his article "Why the Arts Don't 'Do' Anything: Toward a New Vision for Cultural Production in Education," published in the "Harvard Educational Review" ("HER")'s special issue entitled…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Art Education, Reader Response, Educational Needs
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Kotin, Alison; Aguirre McGregor, Stella; Pellecchia, DeAnna; Schatz, Ingrid; Liu, Shaw Pong – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In this essay, Alison Kotin, Stella Aguirre McGregor, DeAnna Pellecchia, Ingrid Schatz, and Shaw Pong Liu reflect on their experiences working with public high school students to create "Speak Out. Act Up. Move Forward.," a performative response to current and historical acts of civil disobedience. The authors--a group of instructors…
Descriptors: Art Education, High School Students, Public Schools, Civil Disobedience
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Deckman, Sherry L. – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In recounting the history and present dynamics in the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, Sherry Deckman presents a portrait of what it means to leave a space better than you found it through song. The story of Kuumba--Harvard's oldest black student organization and now its largest multicultural organization--is told through the experiences of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Student Organizations, Power Structure, Student Diversity
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Herrera, Linda – Harvard Educational Review, 2012
Youth are coming of age in a digital era and learning and exercising citizenship in fundamentally different ways compared to previous generations. Around the globe, a monumental generational rupture is taking place that is being facilitated--not driven in some inevitable and teleological process--by new media and communication technologies. The…
Descriptors: Library Services, Foreign Countries, Citizenship, Internet
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Reddick, Richard J.; Saenz, Victor B. – Harvard Educational Review, 2012
In this article, Richard J. (Rich) Reddick and Victor B. Saenz, two assistant professors of color, utilize scholarly personal narrative to reflect on their trajectory from undergraduates at a predominantly White institution--one prominently mired in a legacy of discrimination and exclusion toward people of color--to faculty members at that same…
Descriptors: African Americans, Personal Narratives, Outreach Programs, Diversity (Faculty)
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Wergin, Jon F. – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this essay, Jon Wergin reminds readers of the philosophical and historical foundations of the doctor of education (EdD) degree. He argues that the EdD should be based, in large part, on John Dewey's progressive ideals of democratization and Paulo Freire's concepts of emancipatory education. Drawing on theories of reflective practice,…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Foundations of Education, Educational Philosophy, Educational History
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McLaughlin, Jennifer; Kelly, Kim – Harvard Educational Review, 2009
The following essay is a dialogue between two high school English teachers at a small, progressive public school on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Throughout their dialogue, Jen, whose voice appears in italics, and Kim, whose voice appears in plain text, discuss the factors that motivated their decisions to become teachers, tell of the distinct…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Interpersonal Communication, Political Attitudes
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Gillen, Jay – Harvard Educational Review, 2009
The Baltimore Algebra Project is a student-run, student-staffed nonprofit that employs public high schoolers and recent graduates as math study group leaders and as organized advocates for quality education as a constitutional right. In this essay Jay Gillen draws on his experiences as a facilitator of the Algebra Project to argue that only a…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Adolescents, Poverty, Presidents
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Moses, Robert P. – Harvard Educational Review, 2009
In the following pages, Robert Moses tells the history of the early civil rights movement in Mississippi, focusing on the individuals, alliances, and strategies that brought about fundamental change in the United States and ultimately made possible the election of Barack Obama to the presidency. Moses describes how the efforts of Justice…
Descriptors: United States History, Civil Rights, Social Change, Politics of Education
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