Room for More: A Future-Teacher’s Outlook on Imaginative Education

By Susann Meinke: Year 2 Student, International Teacher Education Program (ITEps), NHL Stenden, The Netherlands Susann Meinke is an enthusiastic and creative student teacher from the NHL Stenden University in the Netherlands. She is interested in exploring holistic and imaginative ways of learning and teaching.     When most people think of the word imagination, they think of things […]

Why LiD? Why Now?

Being new to the CIRCE team, I was curious why educators are drawn to the Learning in Depth, or LiD, program. I personally support the student-centered approach, and allowing space for multiple forms of learning, but I do not yet have first-hand experience with the program. I reached out to the LiD community of educators […]

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 […]

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. […]

STEAM: Learning Science Through Art, Imagination, and Creativity

By Jailson Lima (PhD, Teacher, Chemistry Department, Vanier College; Art & Science Project website) Norman Jackson developed the powerful idea that creating knowledge is part of a unique process that takes place in our embedded learning ecology.  I teach a course on creativity as part of the Master Teacher Program at the University of Sherbrooke in […]