Yoon, Haeny S. (hy2424)

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Yoon, Haeny
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
Curriculum & Teaching

302D Zankel

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Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:00

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Educational Background

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

M. Ed. in Elementary 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; critical perspectives on curriculum; teacher as public intellectual

Selected Publications

Souto-Manning, M. & Yoon, H. (2018).  Reading and rewriting worlds: Rethinking early literacies.  New York, NY: Routledge.

Yoon, H. (2018).  The imperial march towards early literacy.  Locating popular culture in a kindergarten classroom.  Language Arts, 95(3).

Yoon, H. & Larkin, K. (2018).  When tensions between ideology and practice become personal:  Unpacking mentorship in preservice teacher education. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.

Yoon, H. (2016). Understanding children’s funds of knowledge through observations of play.  In DaSilva-Iddings, A.C. (Ed.), Re-designing teacher preparation for culturally and linguistically diverse young students: An ecological approach.  New York, NY: Routledge.

Yoon, H., & Llerena, C., & Brooks, E. (2016).  The unfolding of Lucas’ story in an inclusive classroom: Living, playing, and becoming in the social world of kindergarten. Bank Street Occasional Paper Series: Life in Inclusive Classrooms, 36.

Leu, K., & Templeton, T., & Yoon, H. (2016).  Co-inquiry, co-construction, collaboration: The emergence of curriculum.  Language Arts, 94(1), 54-57.

Yoon, H. (2016).  ‘Writing’ children’s literate identities:  The meaning of language in multilingual, multicultural contexts.  Multicultural Education Review, 8(2), 1-18.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2005615X.2016.1166722.

Yoon, H. (2015).  Assessing children in kindergarten: The narrowing of identity, literacy, and culture in the testing era.  Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 15(3), 364-393.

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. 


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