Academics

Section Navigation

Haeny S. Yoon

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ph. D. in Curriculum and Instruction (Language and Literacy), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M. Ed. in Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.A. in Sociology/Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scholarly Interests

Children's play and identity; popular cultural and contemporary childhood; young children's writing; curriculum; teacher development and identity

Selected Publications

Yoon, H. (published online before print on Sept. 3, 2014).  Assessing children in kindergarten: The narrowing of 

identity, literacy, and culture in the testing era.  Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.


Yoon, H. (2014).  Can I play with you?:  The intersection of play and writing in a kindergarten classroom.  Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 15(2), 109-121.


Yoon, H. (2013).  Rewriting the curricular script:  Teachers and children translating writing practices in a kindergarten classroom.  Research on the Teaching of English, 48(2), 148-174.