Month: January 2020

Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE): Activities & Insights Walking Curriculum

Meaningful Acts of Reconciliation: Infusing Indigenous Perspectives in Outdoor Education

By: Michelle McKay Michelle McKay is a PhD student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (University of Toronto) in Curriculum and Pedagogy and teaches full-day Kindergarten in Ontario (@MsMichelleMcKay). My exploration of infusing Indigenous perspectives in outdoor education and inquiry in Kindergarten was something that emerged from contemplating how to engage in meaningful […]Read More

Imaginative Educational Leadership (IEL)

What’s The Story on Imagination in Educational Leadership?

By Gillian Judson (Imaginative Educator; Executive Director, CIRCE) It’s sad, but true. Imagination continues to reside on the margins of educational theory and practice despite ongoing and increasingly urgent calls for originality and innovation in the world around us. Beyond the context of early years education, arts education, and the unique offering of Imaginative Education, talk […]Read More

CIRCE Wonder-Full Links & Resources

Organized Chaos: This is Makerspace

By Tia Luker (SDG and STEM enthusiast, teaching and living in Shanghai, China) Imagine this space: Kids on the floor, on desks, in chairs and the hall. Aluminum crushed. Glittering lights poking through felt. Paper canoes floating in buckets of water. Flowers blooming from tissue paper. Bright yellow bananas serving as game controllers. Credit cards […]Read More