An Imaginative Collaborative Summative

By Dr. Christine Younghusband (Assistant Professor at UNBC School of Education and CIRCE Academic Council Member) This spring was my first time teaching a synchronous online graduate course. The course was about school based teams. When developing a course, you have to use your IMAGINATION. Thinking about Universal Design For Learning, you start with the end […]

Imaginative and Audio Immersion

By Justin Norris (Imaginative Educator @JustinEdmond on Twitter) Since I started teaching seven years ago, I’ve searched assiduously for ways to bring my students into our stories as much as possible. I’m an imaginative educator, so it’s a given that I believe in the power of immersion in the classroom. I’ve transformed my classroom several times […]

Language Renewal Through Coding And Imagination

By Robin Ulster and James Denby (Educators, curriculum designers, and proud members of the CIRCE Academic Council) Storytelling is an essential element of being human. We tell, listen, and watch stories from an early age. Those stories are inextricably linked to our ability to imagine possibilities, to invent new things, and to create art. Teachers […]

Making Ideas Stick With Cognitive Tools

Engaging Emotion & Imagination for SUCCES (SUCCES; Heath & Heath, 2007) About 16 years ago something happened that I will never forget. It was near the end of the school year and in most of my classes I was playing an exhausting game of tug-of-war for my students’ attention. This class was different. That year […]

Imagination Out of Love and War: Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Cold War”

By Adriana Grimaldo (Co-Founder Imaginative Education Mexico; CIRCE Academic Council Member) Imagination, like love, manifests in unsuspected ways. The reason why imagination and love are both so powerful is that they are both capable of uniquely shaping our minds. An example of this is in Cold War, the most recent film by Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski. […]