KEYWORD RESPONSE:…And We Became Dragonflies

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I don’t remember what day of the week it was, which month, or the exact time of day, but I do remember that from an invitation to narrate an experience from his life came a moment in which time stood still-a moment in which we existed together. I wasn’t alone, and neither was he. My invitation for Eli was simple: “hey, what happened?" I had been afforded the pleasure of being a guest in a kindergarten classroom in Harlem, New York during their morning meeting, a daily ritual when students respond to prompts about their lives. Today’s prompt was about feelings and, Eli, the last to respond, hesitantly whispered that he was sad.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationKey Concepts in Curriculum Studies
Subtitle of host publicationPerspectives on the Fundamentals
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781351167079
ISBN (Print)9781351167086
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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