Journal of Appreciative Education

It's Okay to Dream Big

Christine Deneus


This story is a story within a story. Ms. D, a 1st-grade teacher is reading a story to her 1st grade class about dreaming big. She read this story to help one of her students “Ariel" to gain confidence in her work and school. At the end of the story, Ariel gains more confidence and begins to grow accustomed to her new level of confidence.


Appreciative Education; Appreciative Advising; Dream; children’s book

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ISSN: 2165-5421