High, Wide, and Deep
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High, wide and deep. "The water around my boat is deep as a giant,” said a five-year-old child to Claudia Lewis, a Bank Street teacher in the 1930’s. How do you catch the unique twist in a child’s vocabulary? In personal encounters, like bedtime; during play when a child is talking to dolls; in conversations between children while they are painting; or during a walk along the beach or in the woods. In this age of cultural stereotypes, how do we keep alive this creativity?