Imaginative Teacher Education: From Mechanical to Impassioned Practice

By Kavita Hoonjan (Program Coordinator, PDP, SFU; Elementary IE French Immersion Teacher, MEd in IE alum, CIRCE Academic Council member) The time had finally come.  Before me was, at last, the opportunity to observe a student teacher taking flight—taking the learning experiences from her teacher education program and putting them into action during a self-planned […]

Imagination Matters: CIRCE’s Events & Adventures (September 2019)

Ebulletin Contents Welcome Message (from Dr. Gillian Judson, Executive Director, CIRCE) Upcoming Events Celebrations A few of CIRCE’s Events & Adventures (February 2019- September 2019) CIRCE International: (February 2019- September 2019) Learning In Depth Study With CIRCE: Graduate Programs at SFU Learn More & Participate Support CIRCE Welcome Message  Greetings imaginative colleagues! CIRCE is about […]

Imagination Champions Professional Learning Series (2019-2020)

Are YOU an Imagination Champion? Thanks to our recent sponsorship from Envision Financial, as well as our partnership with the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship, we are launching a 4-part professional learning series. This FREE series will be open to 15 select K-12 educators in the Lower Mainland. The Imagination Champions Professional Learning Series strives to equip educators […]

NEW 30-day Walking Curriculum Challenge

The countdown for our second 30-day Walking Curriculum Challenge starts NOW! On September 16, 2019 join educators (K-12) around the globe in the movement to take learning outdoors. Rain or snow or shine, educators are engaging the imaginations of their students through inquiry-focused walks and The Walking Curriculum: Evoking Wonder And Developing A Sense of Place as […]

Scientist of the Week: Always A Hit!

By: Stephanie Musgrove (Elementary Teacher and recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence: Regional Certificate of Achievement) “Hi, my name is Sofia the Scientist and this is my assistant, Mom. To do my experiment you will need: a boiled egg, a bottle, paper and fire.” “Fire” was Sofia’s word for lighter. Sofia moved […]