Imagination Champions Learning Series #2: Re-Envisioning Where/How Learning Takes Place

By Cecily Heras (MEd student, SFU; Educator; Coordinator, Imagination Champions Learning Series) On January 29 it was 8° and rainy around Vancouver.  This was boots and raincoats weather.  Ugh.  But it was our second Imagination Champions session, our cohort was excited to meet up again, and we were ready to hear from Dr. Gillian Judson […]

Learning in Depth in a Franciscan Friary Cell

By: Kieran Egan (Emeritus Professor, Simon Fraser University) I am often asked where the idea for Learning in Depth (LiD) came from, and I usually say I’m not at all sure. Clearly many writers about education have noted the importance to human learning of specializing in something, even if they have not recommended a program […]

Imagination Matters: CIRCE’s Events & Adventures (February 2020)

Ebulletin Contents Welcome Message (from Dr. Gillian Judson, Executive Director, CIRCE) Upcoming Events A few of CIRCE’s Events & Adventures (September 2019-February 2020) Hear from Recent MEd Imaginative Education Graduates CIRCE’s Academic Council CIRCE International (September 2019-February 2020) Learning in Depth Study With CIRCE: Graduate Programs at SFU Learn More & Participate Support CIRCE Welcome […]

Organized Chaos: This is Makerspace

By Tia Luker (SDG and STEM enthusiast, teaching and living in Shanghai, China) Imagine this space: Kids on the floor, on desks, in chairs and the hall. Aluminum crushed. Glittering lights poking through felt. Paper canoes floating in buckets of water. Flowers blooming from tissue paper. Bright yellow bananas serving as game controllers. Credit cards […]

Light Narratives: A light adventure in the Think Tank environment

By Holly BF Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) Introduction This project revolves around the creative versatility of students across age groups, from nursery (2 years old) to Year 10 (15 years old) and across two schools. The early years created light installations and the middle and senior years used these installations as […]