Organized Chaos: This is Makerspace

By Tia Luker (SDG and STEM enthusiast, teaching and living in Shanghai, China) Imagine this space: Kids on the floor, on desks, in chairs and the hall. Aluminum crushed. Glittering lights poking through felt. Paper canoes floating in buckets of water. Flowers blooming from tissue paper. Bright yellow bananas serving as game controllers. Credit cards […]

Light Narratives: A light adventure in the Think Tank environment

By Holly BF Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) Introduction This project revolves around the creative versatility of students across age groups, from nursery (2 years old) to Year 10 (15 years old) and across two schools. The early years created light installations and the middle and senior years used these installations as […]

LiD – Updates from Brazil

Today I am excited to share with you some lovely videos of students from Brazil getting excited after their first few months working on their topics! Insects   In the video you learned some interesting facts about Insects! If you want to learn more ideas on how to support children take a look at Linda Holmes’s website. […]

The Brain Fit Super Power of the Month: Generosity

By Natalie Hunniford (Educator, Counsellor, author of the Brain Fit Tool Kit and creator of The Brain Fit Super Powers school program) I am someone who has worked in the school system for the last 20 years as a teacher, counsellor, and parent and I am very aware that December is a month full of […]

Reflections on the Imagination Champions Learning Series

By Cecily Heras (MEd student, SFU; Educator; Coordinator, Imagination Champions Learning Series) Just as the sun was setting with spectacular pinks and yellows on November 20, 15 K-12 educators from the Lower Mainland gathered for a fun, engaging, interactive, informative, and imaginative two hours. This was the first session in the Imagination Champions Professional Learning […]