NEW imaginED Community Voices Page

Advocates for imagination in education often find themselves justifying why it is important for all learners. Because imagination is so often misunderstood, people simply do not understand its impact and value.  We decided to ask our community of imagination accomplices to explain the why of imagination. With posts from over 90 writers (so far) reflecting differing backgrounds, interests, […]

Spotlight on the Somatic #2: Mime

By Karen M Effa (Educator, MEd in IE; IE mentor) Stoked about the Somatic? This entry is a sequel to Karen’s first “Spotlight on the Somatic” post which you can read here. “Mime creates space by making visible the invisible” (Shope, 1989, p. 15). Looking for a simple, yet significant, way to engage students and […]

Making Sense of a Day in The Life of My Imagination (Part 3): Why Education Needs to Nurture Imagination

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey, Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imagined community. This is the third part of a three part narrative. […]

Making Sense of a Day in The Life of My Imagination (Part 2)

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey, Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imaginED community.  This is the second part of a three part narrative. […]

A Day In The Life of My Imagination (Part 1)

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey and Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imaginED community. This post is in three parts. The first provides […]