A Mosaic Of IEE Perspectives, Topics, Ideas

If you are new to imaginED,  you can dig deeper into the Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE) approach. In a nutshell, IEE is a cross-curricular cognitive tools approach to teaching that centralizes engagement of the body, emotion, and imagination in Place. The aim?  Cultivating students’ ecological understanding.

Guest Posts

Pointing to Patterns in Nature (By Sophia Sanchez)

We Do Not Care for What We Do Not Know: The Rockheights Project — A Whole School Project (By David Futter)

Imagining Our Way Into The Lives of Other Beings in Our Ecosystems (By Zuzana Vasko)

A Week Of Outside Learning: Winter Edition (By Carrie Lundy)

A Week Of Outdoor Learning: Students Share Their Experiences (By Carrie Lundy)

SLAM & The Story Of The Ancient Squash Seeds (By Tina Tran and Tye G. McIvor)

Puddles And Biodiversity (By Chris Sweetman)

Deep Time Walk:  A Powerful Tool To Connect With Life’s Story (By Denise Curi)

Forest Fridays: How Nature Can Boost Empathy, Imagination, And Well-Being (By Natalie Crowley)

Adventure In Our Own Backyard: Fostering Sense of Place in Early Years Education (By Jolene McFadyen-Nein)

No Better Classroom Than Nature: Re-imagining Early Childhood Education (By Emma Huvos)

Activeness:  Engaging The Body Through Stillness (By Andrea Leeburn)

A Nature Walk With 22 5-Year Olds:  Lessons Learned The Hard Way (By Andrea Leeburn)

Activeness:  Engaging The Physical Senses In The Natural World (By Andrea Leeburn)

Imaginative Education Brings Ecological Thinking To Life (By Jennifer Gidley)

I Love This Place!  Fostering Authentic Learning Through Imaginative Engagement (By Jolene McFadyen-Nein)

Adelle’s Eco-Art Projects & Colouring Pages (By Adelle Caunce)

The Not-So-Humble Pigeon (By Adelle Caunce)

Guerilla Geography: Engaging Imagination In Ecological Education (By Thomas Larsen and Lisa Tabor Millsaps)

Gillian’s Posts

Guidelines For Assessment Of Place-Based Learning 

Expanding And Enriching Relationships In Place-Based Education 

Engage Your Students’ Curiosity With “Old Stuff”

A Conversation Circle: Working With Our Hands & Engaging In Dialogue at #WEEC2017

Lessons On Living Attentively

Inspiration! 3 Resources For Imaginative and Ecological Teaching 

Unearth The Secret Life of Worms (Part One)  Unearth The Secret Life of Worms (Part Two)

The Walking Curriculum

Eco-Story Project (With Adelle Caunce)

Learning In Depth (LiD) Meets Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE): Info & Resources











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