The stories we tell carry our beliefs, our histories, and our relationships. They orient us toward particular ways of living and being, both with each other and with the natural world, and guide us into our sense of self and our encounters with difference. They describe what is made alive and what is rendered in service.

Author Biography

Debbie Sonu

Debbie Sonu is an Associate Professor of Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching and doctoral faculty in the PhD Urban Education Program at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her scholarly interests include curriculum theory as it relates to urban education, politically-oriented teaching in public schools, and critical childhood studies. Her work has been published in Race, Ethnicity and Education, Curriculum Inquiry, Journal of Teacher Education, and Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, among others. Currently, she is collaborating on a grant exploring teacher memories of childhood.



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