Imagining Our Way Into The Lives of Other Beings in Our Ecosystems

By Zuzana Vasko (PhD, Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University; Artist) For me, one of the great values of imagination is that it affords us the ability to empathise with others.  It is a feat of imagination, after all, to understand what it might be like to be in the situation of another, to feel […]

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 […]

Onjibaa: She Comes From a Certain Place

Greetings colleagues! The SFU Surrey Faculty of Education seminar series From the Ground Up continued last week with a presentation by Dr. Alanaise Onizichin Goodwill, an Indigenous scientist-practitioner and educator in Counselling Psychology at SFU Surrey. Dr. Goodwill is one of very few Indigenous Registered Psychologists in British Columbia, and practices active counselling service within […]

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 […]