#imaginED

The Heroic Classroom: Patience

By Christa Rawlings (MEd in IE; Grade 6 Teacher, Learning in Depth Teacher) Welcome back to: The Heroic Classroom.  Over the course of this 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 put the tools […]

The Secret to LiD Success?—A Cognitive Tool Approach to Learning

By Michael D. Datura Michael is a teacher on the unceded territories of the Salish peoples, a doctoral candidate, and occasionally a poet. He’s a member of the Academic Council for CIRCE and teaches graduate-level teachers on an Imaginative Education approach to learning. He also likes long walks in the forest. “Piaget is just a […]

#imaginED

The Heroic Classroom: Endurance

By Christa Rawlings (MEd in IE; Grade 6 Teacher, Learning in Depth Teacher) Welcome back to: The Heroic Classroom. Over the course of this 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 […]

Imagination Champions Learning Series #2: Re-Envisioning Where/How Learning Takes Place

By Cecily Heras (MEd student, SFU; Educator; Coordinator, Imagination Champions Learning Series) On January 29 it was 8° and rainy around Vancouver.  This was boots and raincoats weather.  Ugh.  But it was our second Imagination Champions session, our cohort was excited to meet up again, and we were ready to hear from Dr. Gillian Judson […]

Stories from Italy – Scuola dell’Infanzia Malaguzzi

By Carolina Bergonzoni (LiD Research Assistant, CIRCE, PhD candidate in Arts Education) Over the past few months, I have been reading the testimonials of Italian schools involved in Learning in Depth (LiD) projects. Today, I want to share with you what I discovered about Scuola dell’Infanzia Malaguzzi in Modena. During the year 2017/2018 teachers Rita, […]