(Feature image credit: Mauricio Chandia) I shared the TEDx stage with many inspiring speakers on November 23, 2017 at TEDx West Vancouver. I continue my TEDx mini-series on imaginED with two educators that highlight the beauty and wonder of Mathematics. Matt Trask: How To Spend A Math Education So I’m willing to bet, that when you […]
I took to the TEDx stage September 23, 2017 to talk about how I am–and you are–a perfinker. Knowing this about human beings matters a great deal when it comes to education. My talk was entitled Engage Emotion, Engage Imagination: Cognitive Tools At Work A synopsis: Human beings are emotional and imaginative; they feel and envision possibilities. […]
Can the cognitive tools of imagination help shape how we actually organize our classrooms? Can cognitive tools help make classroom displays more engaging? I think so! Please leave your thoughts–I’d love to hear from you. Click here to read my article in the UKEdChat Magazine (June, 2017).
By Carolina López (MEd in Imaginative Education; Director/Co-Founder Educación Imaginativa de México) The role of imagination in education wasn’t always a topic as popular as it is becoming today. Educators around the world are being proactive about engaging students’ imaginations in learning. But I think we’ve been delaying the conversation about the importance of developing teachers’ […]
Poetry. Boring? Government. Ordinary? Math. Lifeless? We think not. I had the pleasure this week of working with a diverse group of 42 secondary school teachers. They came from many different schools and taught a range of topics in Grades 8-12. The session was entitled Emotion At The Helm Engaging Emotions and Imaginations in The […]