What Shapes Him, Shapes Them: How Sharing Personal Narratives Fosters Connectedness in Grade 10 Boys

  • Boys and Stories (2018-19)

This action research project investigated whether Year 10 boys coming together on a regular basis and sharing personal stories had an effect on their level of connectedness. Adolescence is a time when boys look to redefine their identity and purpose and throughout our teaching careers, we have noticed that Year 10 boys can appear more disengaged, particularly emotionally and intellectually.