Project Description

The Butterfly in My Pocket: On Teaching the Imaginative Experience

By Richard Lewis
Afterward by Virginia Hamilton
School of Education, Queens College, 1987

Based on specific teaching situations in classrooms in New York City, this monograph discusses the importance of the imagination, in enabling children to come in touch with their inner world. Valuable for anyone concerned with the nature of the imagination and how it can be a vital part of every classroom environment.