Making Sense of a Day in The Life of My Imagination (Part 3): Why Education Needs to Nurture Imagination

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey, Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imagined community. This is the third part of a three part narrative. […]

Making Sense of a Day in The Life of My Imagination (Part 2)

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey, Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imaginED community.  This is the second part of a three part narrative. […]

A Day In The Life of My Imagination (Part 1)

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey and Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imaginED community. This post is in three parts. The first provides […]

Activities from the “Think Tank” for Primary Children

By Holly B.F. Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) In efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, families across the globe are doing their part and staying home for the health and safety of their communities. While parents continue to navigate educational instruction for their children, finding activities that engage the imagination can […]

Using Imagination and Mindfulness to Inquire into Big Questions: Teenagers Are Natural Philosophers

By Ira Rabois *We are all, together, in a frightening situation due to COVID-19. Most schools have closed. Most people are isolated in their homes. Hopefully, the crisis will end soon, and students and teachers will return to their schools and be able discuss the questions outlined below as well as their other lessons. If not, maybe this […]