Month: March 2020

CIRCE Wonder-Full Links & Resources

Imagination in Times of Uncertainty

By Carolina López Larios (MEd in Imaginative Education; Director/Co-Founder Educación Imaginativa de México; CIRCE Academic Council Member) —————— More than ever, we are coming to realize how essential imagination is We keep talking about how necessary it is to educate our children and young adults for uncertain times. This is it This is our uncertain […]Read More

CIRCE Imaginative Education (IE): Activities & Insights Wonder-Full Links & Resources

Using Imagination and Mindfulness to Inquire into Big Questions: Teenagers

By Ira Rabois *We are all, together, in a frightening situation due to COVID-19. Most schools have closed. Most people are isolated in their homes. Hopefully, the crisis will end soon, and students and teachers will return to their schools and be able discuss the questions outlined below as well as their other lessons. If not, maybe this […]Read More

CIRCE Imaginative Education (IE): Activities & Insights

Educating Kids Through Principle-based Stories Initiates Change

By Christa Campsall (K-12 classroom and special education teacher, professional development facilitator and the curriculum developer of My Guide Inside) “We define resilience as our natural, innate capacity to navigate life successfully. The opportunity to learn how we operate makes a critical difference whether one realizes resilience or not.” –Marshall Emerson, NRRC, 2015, Pathways to Resilience III […]Read More

Imaginative Education (IE): Activities & Insights

Your Smile Makes Flowers Bloom

By Jordan Mayer Jordan Mayer is passionate about education and helping children fall in love with learning. At the moment, he is enjoying his time teaching K-2 P.E. and participating in the Imaginative Education Masters Program at Simon Fraser University. You can learn more about Jordan on his website jordanmayer.com.  Your smile makes flowers bloom. Pause for […]Read More

CIRCE Learning In Depth (LiD)

Stories from Italy 2 – Elementary School San Geminiano

By Carolina Bergonzoni (LiD Research Assistant, CIRCE, PhD candidate in Arts Education) Over the past few months, I have been reading the documentation/testimony of Italian schools involved in Learning in Depth (LiD) projects. Our last instalment of the “Stories From Italy” series focused on Scuola dell’Infanzia Malaguzzi, but we now turn our attention towards Scuola Elementare […]Read More