Imaginative Teacher Education: Living and Breathing the Pedagogy

By Kavita Hoonjan (Elementary IE French Immersion Teacher, member of Langley School District, MEd in IE alum, member of the CIRCE Academic Council) We want our teacher candidates to not only value imagination, but to integrate imaginative practices and an understanding of Imaginative Education within their mindset, pedagogy and teaching philosophy.  These imaginative teacher candidates must be reflective, curious, […]

Imaginative Teacher Education: From Mechanical to Impassioned Practice

By Kavita Hoonjan (Program Coordinator, PDP, SFU; Elementary IE French Immersion Teacher, MEd in IE alum, CIRCE Academic Council member) The time had finally come.  Before me was, at last, the opportunity to observe a student teacher taking flight—taking the learning experiences from her teacher education program and putting them into action during a self-planned […]

Imagination Matters: CIRCE’s Events & Adventures (September 2019)

Ebulletin Contents Welcome Message (from Dr. Gillian Judson, Executive Director, CIRCE) Upcoming Events Celebrations A few of CIRCE’s Events & Adventures (February 2019- September 2019) CIRCE International: (February 2019- September 2019) Learning In Depth Study With CIRCE: Graduate Programs at SFU Learn More & Participate Support CIRCE Welcome Message  Greetings imaginative colleagues! CIRCE is about […]

NEW 30-day Walking Curriculum Challenge

The countdown for our second 30-day Walking Curriculum Challenge starts NOW! On September 16, 2019 join educators (K-12) around the globe in the movement to take learning outdoors. Rain or snow or shine, educators are engaging the imaginations of their students through inquiry-focused walks and The Walking Curriculum: Evoking Wonder And Developing A Sense of Place as […]