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The Heroic Classroom: Planning With Imagination

By Christa Smith-Rawlings (MEd in IE; Grade 6/7  Teacher, Learning in Depth Teacher, Twitter @HeroicClassroom) Welcome back to: The Heroic Classroom.  Over the course of the school year I am on the hunt for two things: 1.  Reflections on my lessons and how various Heroic Qualities present themselves. 2.  Observations of how/if students recognize Cognitive Tools in action and how they […]

The Pursuit of Imagination

By Holly B.F. Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) When the mind wanders, it errs: It goes astray and on its way it stumbles on mistakes. Or are they mistakes? Could they be mischievous insights that could kindle and sustain imagination? How? By looking at them from a different perspective. Turning them upside down […]