Further Reflections of LiD in a K-3 classroom: Arts based LiD inquiry

By Cecily Heras (MEd student & CIRCE Academic Council member) It has been a good first two terms so far with LiD in the K-3 classroom.  To varying degrees, each of the students has engaged in their topic. They have each asked good questions and have openly shared their growing expertise with myself and others.  […]

The Heroic Classroom: Thrift

By Christa Smith-Rawlings (MEd in IE; Grade 6/& Teacher, Learning in Depth Teacher) Welcome back to: The Heroic Classroom. Over the course of this year I am on the hunt for two things: 1. Reflections on my lessons and how various Heroic Qualities present themselves. 2. Observations of how/if students recognize Cognitive Tools in action and how they put […]

Activities from the “Think Tank” for Primary Children

By Holly B.F. Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) In efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, families across the globe are doing their part and staying home for the health and safety of their communities. While parents continue to navigate educational instruction for their children, finding activities that engage the imagination can […]