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Here is an audio recording of 11 and 12 year old students in deep dialogue interpreting the Hasidic tale retold in Parker Palmer’s book, The Courage to Teach. 

(NOTE: We did not prepare in advance for this particular discussion.  I read the quote aloud, gave students 5 minutes to think, and asked them to analyze the ideas from different angles.  However, these students were comfortable with our classroom procedures for in engaging in philosophical dialogue…you can learn more about philosophical dialogue with children at my other website,


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