Month: December 2019

Imaginative Education (IE): Activities & Insights

Learning Math Through Stories

By Al Rudnitsky (Professor of Education & Child Study, Smith College) The speed at which many children’s informal knowledge of mathematics becomes separated from the more formal math they encounter in school is a challenge for math educators.   As Jo Boaler says (2008), “Over time school children realize that when you enter Mathsland you leave […]Read More

CIRCE Learning In Depth (LiD)

LiD – Updates from Brazil

Today I am excited to share with you some lovely videos of students from Brazil getting excited after their first few months working on their topics! Insects   In the video you learned some interesting facts about Insects! If you want to learn more ideas on how to support children take a look at Linda Holmes’s website.In […]Read More

CIRCE Imaginative Education (IE): Activities & Insights

Reflections on the Imagination Champions Learning Series

By Cecily Heras (MEd student, SFU; Educator; Coordinator, Imagination Champions Learning Series) Just as the sun was setting with spectacular pinks and yellows on November 20, 15 K-12 educators from the Lower Mainland gathered for a fun, engaging, interactive, informative, and imaginative two hours. This was the first session in the Imagination Champions Professional Learning […]Read More