Bevacqua offers two anecdotes from her teaching career that illustrate young children testing the limits of classroom rules and exploring their autonomy and agency. She reflects on her career as a progressive teacher who works to redefine traditional power relations in the classroom by supporting the children’s investigation of community rules and codes of appropriate behavior.
Bevacqua, S. (2005). Building Higher Than We Are Tall: The Power of Narrative Inquiry in the Life of a Teacher. Occasional Paper Series, 2005 (14). Retrieved from http://educate.bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/vol2005/iss14/3