Incorporating Contemporary Art Into Early Childhood Education

By Soledad Acuña and Natalie Seve Amnia Lab + Imaginative Education Chile It is April 1917, a Frenchman and two friends walk in the streets of New York, the city of the future, full of stimuli, new shapes, new colors and new sunsets. Before the end of the day they stop at a plumbing store, […]

Silent Walk: A Deep Listening Activity

By Charles Ames Fischer (Middle school teacher by day, author by night) One potential way to have students experience deep listening at school is to take them on a Silent Walk, or Listening Walk. This should not be treated as just a normal walk done silently and slowly. James Endredy, author of Earthwalks for Body […]

The Visceral Imagination: Dialogue Series on Imagination in Research and Teaching Begins

By Samuel Chen (Research Assistant, SFU Education Research Assistant) This past Thursday, I had the opportunity to attend the Possible’s Slow Fuse’s inaugural session featuring Dr. Celeste Snowber. This is the first in a six part Dialogue series being co-hosted between the Research Hub and CIRCE.  Being new to the Faculty of Education and having just […]

Of Frogs and Fishes – Understanding Inquiry as a Pedagogical Method

By Rebecca Roman (with contributing edits by Dr. Tim Waddington)   I’m seven years old, playing in a shallow stream at the park. I’m about up to my knees and trying to catch frogs. I finally catch one, looking at its legs, touching its skin and hearing its plaintive cry. Rrrriiibit! My mom tells me to […]