Making Sense of a Day in The Life of My Imagination (Part 3): Why Education Needs to Nurture Imagination

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey, Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imagined community. This is the third part of a three part narrative. […]

Making Sense of a Day in The Life of My Imagination (Part 2)

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey, Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imaginED community.  This is the second part of a three part narrative. […]

A Day In The Life of My Imagination (Part 1)

By Norman Jackson Norman is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey and Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic. He has long standing interests in creativity, learning through life and the ecology of learning and is a member of the imaginED community. This post is in three parts. The first provides […]

In Praise of Idle Time: Taking LiD Outdoors

By Michael D. Datura Michael is a teacher on the unceded territories of the Salish peoples, a doctoral candidate, and occasionally a poet. He’s a member of the Academic Council for CIRCE and teaches graduate-level teachers on an Imaginative Education approach to learning. He also likes long walks in the forest. After all, while this […]

How can we engage minds online? IE has the tools.

By Brandon Hendrickson   All of a sudden, tens of millions of teachers around the globe are facing the same problem:    How do we engage students’ whole minds —through a spotty internet connection?   We’re seeing the limits to our standard educational answers. The methods many of us were taught were built for calm, […]