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  • Play Matters: Six Play-Full Practices For Higher Education

    We tend to forget that play supports learning at all ages. This post provides a rationale for incorporating play in higher education and offers strategies for play-full teaching that can be employed in all subject areas.

  • Children’s Emotional Well-Being: Eight Practical Tips for Parents

    Children’s feelings have an impact on their daily functioning, including their behaviour, productivity, and creative expression. Here’s how parents can help to fortify kids’ emotional well-being.

  • Emotion At The Helm

    Current research in affective neuroscience indicates the crucial role of emotions in learning. Learn more about Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang's research and the role Imaginative Education can play in centralizing emotion in the learning process.

  • Get in Gear

    Imagine a classroom full of kids exploring and researching questions they came up with. Imagine that instead of learning predefined curated material, each of these kids goes on a journey - a path paved with curiosity, creativity, discovery, and imagination, leading to a place we cannot identify in advance.

  • Kids’ Creativity: Two Important Questions for Parents to Consider

    Parents typically want to encourage their children’s creative expression. However, uncertainties and misconceptions about creativity abound. Here are two questions that merit thought and discussion—along with ideas so parents can foster kids’ creativity to the fullest.

  • How Our Imaginative Lives Change: Implications For Teaching & Learning

    Whether in pre-K or graduate school, our students learn best when their imaginations and emotions are engaged. This post introduces an educational idea that will allow you to maximize your students' imaginative engagement.

  • Want To Innovate? Science Says, Be Spontaneous!

    People think too much to be spontaneous, which leads to paralysis by analysis, but innovators think spontaneously and even impulsively.

  • Imagine

    We have a natural resource we are not using. It is the most valuable resource we have, and the one that makes us who we are, yet, we fail to use it to its full extent: our Imagination.

  • Explaining Creativity to Kids

    Parents and teachers often encourage kids to “use creativity.” However, creativity can be complex. Just telling children to use it may be met with silence. Or confusion. Some kids may wonder what creativity is! Here’s some basic information, along with two vivid explanations that will help them grasp the concept—and also understand why creativity is important.

  • Why Imaginative Educators Tell Stories

    One of the most powerful learning tools human beings employ is the story. See how the story-form can unleash imagination and creativity in your teaching.