Archive Talks/Workshops

2024

Imaginative Education Seminar Series, Vancouver, B.C., January 15-18, 2024. Workshops: Cultivating Imagination in Outdoor Learning: Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE)—A Walking Curriculum and Walking Forward and Cultivating Leadership Imagination.

2023

St. Jude’s Elementary School, September, 2023. WorkshopImaginative Ecological Education: Walking toward a sense of place with elementary students.

Langdale Elementary School, Sunshine Coast School District, May 2023. WorkshopImaginative Ecological Teaching Practices: Evoking Feeling and Cultivating Imagination With Cognitive Tools.

Surrey Teachers’ Association Professional Development Day, Surrey, B.C., May, 2023. Co-Facilitated Workshop: A Walking Curriculum: Engaging Learners in the Intermediate Years.

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2023. Roundtable: The Walking Curriculum: Just “Good Ideas for Walks” or First Steps towards Imaginative Ecological Pedagogy? (Environmental Education SIG).

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2023. Roundtable: A Place at the (Leadership) Table: Imagination as a Tool of Empowerment and Belonging. Co-facilitation with Dr. Meaghan Dougherty. (Leadership Division).

Institut des Troubles d’Apprentissage annual conference, virtual, March, 2023. Webinars: Cultivating leadership imagination, growing inclusive school communities and A walking curriculum: Engaging all imaginations. Presentation for the Institut des Troubles d’Apprentissage annual conference, virtual.

Arrow Lakes School District Professional Development Day, January, 2023. WebinarsCultivating Imagination in Leadership and Outdoor Learning.

2022

Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 2022.  Paper Co-Presentation: Understanding Imaginative Leadership: Graduate Students’ Conceptualizations of Leadership and Imagination. (Leadership in Higher Education)

British Columbia School Superintendents’ Association Conference, Vancouver, B.C., November, 2022. Panelist and Featured Presentation: Cultivating Imagination in Leadership and Outdoor Learning.

Canadian Society for Education Through Art (CSEA) and Ontario Art Education Association (OAEA) Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON, October, 2022. Paper Presentation: A Dirty Little Secret: Studying Imagination, Imaginatively, in a Leadership Education Graduate Program. 

Edgehill Elementary School, Powell River School District, September, 2022. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place and Ecological Understanding (K-12).

Outdoor Learning Store & Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network Webinar Series, September, 2022. Webinar: Classrooms to Communities: The Best Resources for Outdoor Learning.

Navitas Annual Conference, July 2022. Workshop: Emotion Matters: Engaging Imagination in Higher Education.

Outdoor Learning Store & Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network Webinar Series, May 2022. Webinar: Walking Forward: Learning From Place.

American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Diego, April 2022. Roundtable: Teaching Research Methods: Assessing the State of the Field of Research (Postsecondary Education/Division).

American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Diego, April 2022. Roundtable: Growing Leadership Imagination with Cognitive Tools: A Focus on Equity (Leadership Division).

Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), April 2022. Workshop: Leading into a Courageous and Compassionate Future: Imagination’s Roles.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Wild Spaces Project, Surrey, B.C., March 9, 2022. Workshop: A Walking Curriculum in Post-Secondary: Exploring Imagination with Place.

2021

Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning and Leadership, December 6, 20210. Webinar: Cultivating Leadership Imagination with Cognitive Tools.

Outdoor Learning Store Webinar Series, November 17, 2021. Webinar Facilitator: Talking Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE): A Panel of Imaginative Eco-Educators Share Their Experiences Engaging in Imaginative Outdoor Learning.

A Decade to Make a Difference: Making a Difference by Changing the Way We Think and Teach Conference, EcoCiv Korea, November 11, 2021. Panelist: Educating for EcoCivilization.

Learn Quebec, October 26, 2021. Webinar: Imaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding (K-12).

International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEps) / International Teacher Education for Secondary Schools (ITEss) Conference on Imagination in Education, October 4, 2021. Keynote: Emotion Matters: Engaging Imagination in Higher Education with Cognitive Tools.

St. Mary’s Catholic School, October 1, 2021. Webinar: Imaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding (K-12).

Boston Museum of Science, September 13, 2021. Panel PresentationCultivating Contexts for Imaginative Thinking in STEM.

Island Discovery Learning Community, Powell River School District, September 2, 2021. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding with Elementary Students.

Slate School’s Education Idea Lab Virtual Summit, June 18, 2021. Panelist: Beyond the Box: Tools for Implementing Student-Centered Education.

Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, June 2, 2021. Paper Presentation: Conceptualizing Imagination in the Context of School Leadership.

Fraser Heights Secondary School, Surrey, B.C., May 31, 2021. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding With Secondary Students.

East Kootenay Regional Specialist Association Conference, April 26, 2021. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding With Elementary Students.

Prince George School District, Early Learning Conference, April 23, 2021. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding With Elementary Students.

OLS (Outdoor Learning Store) & CBEEN (Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network) Spring Webinar Series. April  20, 2021. WebinarImaginative Ecological Education.

Developing Minds Conference, Simon Fraser University, February 26, 2021. Power Talk/Workshop: Principles & Practices of Imaginative Ecological Education: The Walking Curriculum and More.

2020

Teacher Success Summit, October 24, 2020. PresentationThree Guiding Principles for Imaginative Ecological Educators.

Sir Wilfred Grenfell Elementary, Vancouver, B.C., September 25, 2020. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding With Elementary Students.

Coyote Creek Elementary School, Surrey School District, September 1, 2020. WebinarImaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding With Elementary Students.

Sullivan Elementary School, Surrey School District, May 25, 2020. WebinarImaginative Ecological Education: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding With Elementary Students.

Royal College of the Arts, The Future(s) of (Online) Art & Design Education Conference, London, U.K. May 4, 2020. Webinar: Emotion at the Helm: Educating Perfinkers.

Advance Higher Ed, March 27, 2020. Webinar PanelistIgniting a Spark: Creativity in Higher Education.

Leaping Into Action: Cross Border Conference, Kwantlen Park Secondary, School, February 29, 2020. Collaborative Workshop: Unearthing Educators’ Emotional Needs in a Time of Social and Ecological Crises: Re-imagining Narratives for Change.

Beyond Words: Taking Action Conference, Coquitlam School District, February 28, 2020. Workshop: Attending to Place: Imaginative Ecological Education Practices For Your Schoolyard.

Innovation Conference: Reimagining Where We Are, The Ecology Of Place, Nanaimo School District. Keynote: Imagination Matters: Evoking Wonder and Developing Sense of Place K-12. Featured Workshops: Engaging Imagination in (Eco)-Teaching K-12.

Surrey School District, KB Woodward Elementary School, February 21, 2020. Workshop: Engaging Imagination in (Eco)-Teaching: Walking Curriculum.

Whole Hearted Education Conference, School District #71 (Comox Valley), February 14, 2020. Keynote: Evoking Wonder and Developing Sense of Place K-12. Featured Workshops: Engaging Imagination in (Eco)-Teaching K-12.

Ignite the Lower Mainland, NOIIE event, Vancouver, B.C., February 6, 2020. Ignite Talk: Yes, you can and yes, you are.

Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. January 5, 2020. Paper Session: Engaging Imagination In Place-Based Education: Teaching As Weaving.

2019

KPMG Town Hall, Victoria, B.C., October 17, 2019. Featured Presentation: What’s the Story? Engaging Clients & Colleagues With Cognitive Tools.

Central Okanagan School District, Rose Valley Elementary School, October 11, 2019. Featured Workshop: Exploring Imaginative Ecological Education Practices.

KPMG Inspire 2020 Conference, Vancouver/Langley, B.C., September 17 & 18, 2019. Featured Presentations: What’s the Story? Engaging Clients and Colleagues with Cognitive Tools.

Surrey School District, Northridge Elementary School, August 29, 2019. Workshop: The Walking Curriculum: Imaginative Ecological Education in Action.

Surrey School District, South Meridian Elementary School, August 28, 2019. Workshop: The Walking Curriculum: Imaginative Ecological Education in Action.

Surrey School District, Rosemary Heights Elementary School, August 27, 2019. Workshop: The Walking Curriculum: Imaginative Ecological Education in Action.

Vancouver, B.C., Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, June 5, 2019. Paper Presentation: Engaging Imagination In Place-Based Education: Teaching As Weaving.

Simon Fraser University, 17thSymposium on Teaching And Learning: Assessing and Celebrating Teaching and Student Learning. May 15, 2019. Workshop: Practices in Imaginative Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning.

Capilano University, North Vancouver, B.C., May 6, 2019. Keynote: Engaging Imagination In Higher Education With Cognitive Tools.

Delta, B.C., Canadian Assessment for Learning Network (CAfLN) 6thAnnual Conference and Members’ Symposium, May 3, 2019. Workshop: Practicing Imaginative Assessment & Evaluation of Student Learning.

Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, April 18-19, 2020. Consultations/Featured Workshop: Imagination Matters: Engaging Emotion In Post-Secondary Education With Cognitive Tools.

Advancing Women In STEAM Conference, City Of New Westminster, March 8, 2019. Keynote: Emotion At The Helm.

Kelowna School District, ProD Day, February 22, 2019. Featured WorkshopsA Walking Curriculum: Evoking Wonder & Developing A Sense of Place (K-12).

Capilano University, North Vancouver, B.C., February 19, 2019. Co-Facilitator: Dialogue on Imagination in Teaching & Research.

Centre for Imagination in Research, Culture and Education (CIRCE), February 1, 2019. Webinar: Imaginative Museum Education: Employing Cognitive Tools in A Black Odyssey.
Langley School District, Langley, B.C., January 15, 2019. Collaborative Workshop: Making Space for Imagination & Innovation In Educational Leadership.

Burnaby School District, ProD Day, January 28, 2019. KeynoteA Walking Curriculum: Evoking Wonder & Developing Sense Of Place (K-12).

2018

Parliament On The World’s Religions, Toronto, ON, November 4, 2018. Collaborative Workshop Presentation/Panel: Cognitive Tools For Emotional And Imaginative Engagement In Eco-Learning: The Story And The Body.

Imaginative Education Research Group Conference, Burnaby, B.C., October 19, 2018.  Featured Workshops: 1)Special Topics in Imaginative Education:  Mental Imagery; 2) The Walking Curriculum: Introducing Imaginative Ecological Education; 3) Practice With Imaginative Education: A Collaborative Workshop.

Surrey School District, Royal Heights Elementary School, October 11, 2018. Workshop: Weaving Walking Into Our Indigenous Teaching.

InspirED Conference, Abbotsford Christian School, Abbotsford, B.C., October 5, 2018. Workshop: Practices In Imaginative Assessment & Evaluation of Student Learning.

Surrey School District, F.D. Sinclair Elementary School, September 24, 2018. Workshop#getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard.

Coquitlam School District, Miller Park Community School, September 21, 2018. Workshop: Engaging Imagination Through In-Deth Study: The Why & What of The Learning In Depth Program.

Manitoba Nature Summit, Winnipeg, MB, September 14, 2018. Keynote Presentation: #getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard Featured Workshop: Engaging With The Wonders Of Nature: Developing Sense of Place Through Imaginative Ecological Education.

Surrey School District, Royal Heights Elementary School, Surrey, B.C. August 29, 2018. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education: The Walking Curriculum & More.

Surrey School District, George Vanier Elementary School, Surrey, B.C. August 28, 2018. Workshop: #getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard.

Surrey School District, Surrey Centre School, Surrey, B.C., August 27, 2018. Workshop: #getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard.

PEEL School District, Empowering Modern Learners Conference, Brampton, Ontario, August 24, 2018. Keynote Presentation: A Walking Curriculum: Evoking Wonder & Developing A Sense of Place (K-12) Featured Workshop: Imagination Matters: Exploring The Imagination’s Role in (Eco-)Teaching.

Surrey School District, North Surrey Secondary School, Surrey, B.C., May 28, 2018. Workshop: Engaging Imagination In Assessment & Evaluation.

Vancouver College School, Vancouver, B.C. Celebrating & Inspiring Learning Conference, April 27, 2018. Keynote Presentation: From Engagement To Empowerment: Using Cognitive Tools To Unleash Imaginations And Maximize Learning For All Students.

Yorkville University. February 27, 2018. OnLine Seminar: Imagination’s Role In Learning: Higher Education.

Surrey Schools Focus Day 2018, North Surrey Secondary School, Surrey, B.C. February 16, 2018. Workshops: 1) Shape Your Daily Lessons Into Engaging Stories: Cross-Curricular Imaginative Practices For Elementary Teachers, 2) Emotion At The Helm: Strategies For Engaging Emotion & Imagination In The Secondary Classroom.

Georgia Leadership Institute For School Improvement, Atlanta, GA, Short-cycle coaching, February 1-2, 2018. Workshop:  Imaginative Leadership:  How Cognitive Tools Can Deepen Understanding, Generate Ideas, And Engage School Communities.

British Columbia Camping Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, B.C. January 30, 2018. Keynote Presentation: Engaging With The Wonders Of Nature: Developing Sense of Place Through Imaginative Ecological Education. Featured Workshop: The World Is Wonder-Full: Exploring Imaginative Ecological Education In Practice.

2017

St. Michael’s Elementary School, Burnaby, B.C., November 14, 2017. Workshop: Cultivating Student Creativity & Curiosity: Extending The LiD Program.

Manitoba Elementary School Teachers’ Association (META) Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 20, 2017. Keynote Presentation: Imagination Matters: Making Knowledge Meaningful And Memorable and Featured Workshop: Talking Place & Engagement: Imaginative Ecological Education Practices.

A.E. Wright Elementary School, Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 19, 2017. Workshop: Engaging All Students Through Imagination. Workshop: Principles & Practices of Imaginative Ecological Education.

InspirED conference, Pacific Academy School, Surrey, B.C., October 5, 2017. Workshop: Place-Based/Ecological Education/Outdoor Learning #getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard. Workshop: Emotion At The Helm: Engaging Emotion & Imagination In The Secondary Classroom.

EMBA Program California State University Sacramento, Guest Lecture, September 29, 2017. The Tools Of Imagination: Maximizing Learning And Engagement. 

TEDEx WestVancouver, Imagine. September, 23, 2017. Presentation: We Are Perfinkers: Imagination Matters.

9th World Environmental Education Conference (WEEC 2017), Vancouver, B.C., September 9-17, 2017. Poster Session: Exploring Tools of Imaginative Ecological Education.

Surrey School District, North Surrey Secondary School, Surrey, B.C., August 29, 2017. Workshop: Engaging Students In Learning With Cognitive Tools.

ACE (Adult Centered Education) Conference, Coquitlam, B.C., May 18-19, 2017. Workshop: Engaging Adult Learners: Emotion Matters.

STA (Surrey Teachers’ Association) Professional Development Day Conference, Surrey, B.C. May 5, 2017. 3 Workshops1) #getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard; 2) Shape Your Daily Lessons Into Engaging Stories: Cross-Curricular Imaginative Practices For Elementary Teachers (co-facilitator); 3) Emotion At The Helm: Strategies For Engaging Emotion & Imagination In The Secondary Classroom (co-facilitator).

SPARK, Early Years Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. April 29, 2017. Workshop: Engaging Children With The Wonders Of Nature: Developing Sense of Place Through Imaginative Ecological Education.

@Moonshotedu.com, April 25, 2017. Podcast Interview: Exploring The World Of Imaginative Education (Link: https://soundcloud.com/moonshotedu/episode-25-exploring-the-world-of-imaginative-education-with-gillian-judson)

Calmversation, April 19, 2017. Podcast Interview: Imagination. (Link: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/calmversation/id1227247550?mt=2&i=1000385445375)

EdVent 2017, Vancouver, B.C., April 5, 2017. Invited Speaker: Feeding The Mind.

Imaginative Education Research Group, Seminar Series, Vancouver, B.C. January 23-27, 2017. Workshops/Coordinator: Deepening & Expanding Understanding of Imaginative Education.

2016

Imaginative Education Research Group Conference, Burnaby, B.C. October 21, 2016. Workshop: Imagination & Eco-Learning (K-12).

Langley School District, Alex Hope Elementary School, Langley, B.C. October 7, 2016. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education.

The Tyee/SFU, The Future of Public Education: Beyond The Headlines, Vancouver, B.C., October 5, 2016. Speaker: Imaginative Education and The Learning In Depth Program.

Enver Creek Secondary School, Surrey School District, August 31, 2016. Workshop: Educating The Imagination: Using Cognitive Tools To Engage Students In Learning.

Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile, July 11-14, 2016. Keynote Speaker/Workshop Facilitator: Imaginative Education: Unleashing The Power of Curriculum With Cognitive Tools.

Langley School District, Ignite35!, Langley, B.C., May 31, 2016. Speaker: Imagination Misunderstood.

TA (Surrey Teachers’ Association) Professional Development Day Conference, Surrey, B.C., May 6, 2016. Workshop: Developing Sense of Place & Ecological Understanding: An Imaginative & Ecological Approach to Teaching (K-12).

EcoCivilisation Network (ecociv.org). February 19, 2016. Interview by Videoconference: Creating an EcoCivilisation: Thoughts on Educational Implications.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, School of Horticulture, and Langley School District Conference (“Why bother with school gardens?”) Surrey, B.C., February 19, 2016. Presentation: Imagination’s Role in Ecological Education.

NDTA (Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association) Professional Development Day Conference, Nanaimo, B.C, February 22, 2016. Workshop: Exploring An Imaginative And Ecological Approach To Education (K-12).

2015

Imaginative Education Research Group, Improving Education for All: Imaginative Education In Learning. (B.C. Professional Development Day Conference). October 23, 2015, Surrey, BC. Workshops: Are You New to Imaginative Education? & Engaging Imagination in Ecological Education.

Seven Oaks School Division, Administrative Conference, Hecla, Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 7-9, 2015 Feature Presentations/Workshops: Imagination’s Role in Learning And The Development of Ecological Understanding (K-12).

Imaginative Education Research Group, 10th International Conference on Imagination and Education, Vancouver, B.C. July 2-4, 2015 Workshop: Engaging Students With Their World: A Cross-Curricular, Imaginative, and Ecological Approach To Teaching (K-12).

Imaginative Ecological Education Program (Imaginative Education Research Group), Surrey, B.C. June 2, 2015 Workshop: Engaging The Body and Developing A Sense of Place.

STA (Surrey Teachers’ Association) Conference, Surrey, B.C. May 1, 2015 Workshop: Imagination & (Eco-)Learning (K-12).

Imaginative Ecological Education Program (Imaginative Education Research Group), Surrey, B.C. April 27, 2015 Workshop: Engaging Students With Their World: A Cross-Curricular, Imaginative, and Ecological Approach To Teaching (K-12).

Odyssey, Langley School District Conference, Langley, B.C. February 20, 2015. Workshop: Imagination & (Eco-)Learning (K-12).

North Central Teachers’ Convention Association (NCTCA), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. February 5-6, 2015 Invited Feature Presentations: Engaging The Imaginations And Emotions Of Students In Learning: An Introduction to Imaginative Education (IE) and Imaginative Education & LiD: From Theory to Practice.

Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 5-8, 2015, Workshop: The Learning in Depth Project (LiD): About The Program & How LiD Can Enhance Ecological Education.

2014

Understanding Imaginative Education and Imaginative Education Programs. October 14-17, 2014. (Workshop Series for delegation from Taiwan Ministry of Education: The Program of Futures Imagination and Creativity in Education). Keynote Co-Presentation: Introduction to Imaginative Education (IE). Workshops: IE Theory, Cognitive Tools, & Kinds of Understandings; Deepening Understanding of IE: Kinds of Understandings; Practicing IE: Key Features of Somatic, Mythic, and Romantic Kinds of Understanding.       

Imaginative Education Research Group, 9th International Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver, B.C., July 2-4 2014, Keynote Presentation: The Role Of Mental Imagery In Imaginative And Ecological Teaching.

British Columbia Ministry of Education, June 23, 2014. Victoria, B.C. Keynote Presentation: An Introduction to Imaginative Education and IERG Programs: Imaginative Literacy, Learning in Depth and Imaginative Ecological Education.

Learning Together Conference, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, B.C., May 9, 2014. Presentation: In-depth Imaginative and Ecological Investigations.

Meeting of the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, Richmond, B.C., April 17, 2014. Presentation: The Learning in Depth (LiD) Program.

Alcuin College, North Vancouver, B.C., February 19, 2014. Keynote Presentation: Imaginative (Ecological) Education: Engaging Students’ Imaginations in Their World.

Burnaby School District Principals and Vice Principals Association, February 18, 2014. Presentation Title: Learning in Depth and other Programs from the Imaginative Education Research Group.

2013

Imaginative Education Research Group, Innovative Educational Practices: Imagination At Work. (B.C. Professional Development Day Conference). Coquitlam, BC, October 25, 2013. Workshop: IEE: Learn About Our Network, Our Projects, and Resources For Your Classroom.

Imaginative Education Research Group, 8th International Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver, B.C., July 2013, Keynote Presentation: Imaginative Ecological Education.

EECOM (Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication) Annual

Conference: Invitation to Innovation: Environmental learning and connections among nature(s), culture(s), and well-being(s). Victoria, B.C. June 26-30, 2013. Paper Presentation: Teaching For Emotional & Imaginative Engagement: A New Approach to Ecological Education.

CSSE (Canadian Society for the Study of Education) Annual Conference: Congress of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. Victoria, B.C. June 2-5, 2013. Panel Presentation: Using Imagination in Education: Projects from the Imaginative Education Research Group.

CSSE (Canadian Society for the Study of Education) Annual Conference: Congress of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. Victoria, B.C. June 2-5, 2013. Paper Session: Teaching For Emotional & Imaginative Engagement:  Implications for Curriculum Planning.

ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Manitoba Conference: Engaging Imaginations and Emotion in Learning. Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 19, 2013. Keynote/Workshops: Engaging Imaginations in Learning.

Odyssey (Langley School District Conference), Langley, B.C., February 15, 2013. Workshop: Learning in Depth: A Simple Innovation That Can Transform Schooling.

2012

MASS (Manitoba Association of School Superintendents) Conference: Sustainability: Educating For Action. (Hosted by the Manitoba Association of School Superintendents and Manitoba Education). Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 15-16, 2012. Workshop(s): Engaging The Imagination in ESD: From Theory to Action.

Abbotsford District Teachers’ Association Professional Development Day. November 9, 2012. Workshop: Imaginative Education: Engaging Emotions and Imaginations in Learning.

Fall Symposium: Becoming Otherwise. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, November 2, 2012. Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education: From Theory to Action.

Imaginative Education Research Group Conference: Engaging Imagination: Hearts, Minds, and Learning. (B.C. Professional Development Day Conference). Coquitlam, BC, October 19, 2012. Workshop: A New Approach to Ecological Education.

Simon Fraser University Summer Institute 2012: 21st Century Learning. Surrey, BC, July13, 2012. Keynote Presentation: Making Learning Meaningful.

American Educational Research Association Conference: Non Satis Scire: To Know Is Not Enough. Vancouver, B.C., April 2012. Paper Session: Learning in Depth.

Winkler School District, Winkler, Manitoba, February 24, 2012. Workshop: Developing Minds and Imaginations: An Introduction to Imaginative Education.

Vancouver Community College, Vancouver, B.C., January 2012. Workshop: Developing Minds and Imaginations: An Introduction to Imaginative Education.

2011

Fraser International College, Professional Development Conference, Burnaby, B.C., December, 2011. Workshop: Developing Minds and Imaginations: An Introduction to Imaginative Education.

Manitoba Association of School Superintendents Conference: Re-imagining Schools From The Ground Up. Gimli, Manitoba, November 2011. Workshops (2): Engaging The Imaginations and Emotions of Students in Learning; Engaging Students’ Imaginations in their World: A New Approach to Ecological Education.

Burnaby School District ProD Day Conference, Burnaby, B.C., February 2011. Workshop: Engaging the Imagination in Science Education: A Cognitive Tools Approach to Teaching.

Odyssey (Langley School District Conference), Langley, B.C., February 2011. Workshops: Engaging Students’ Imaginations in Learning: Primary/Elementary Focus & Engaging Students’ Imaginations in Learning: Late Elementary through Secondary School.

4th Annual Pedagogical Practices Conference: Communities, Schools, and Classrooms, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., February 2011, Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education.

2010

Engaging Hearts, Minds and the Imagination (Burnaby School District Conference), Burnaby, B.C., November 2010, Workshop: Engaging Hearts, Minds, and the Imagination: Imaginative Education.  

EECOM (Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication) Annual

Conference: Diversity, Sustainability, And Environment: Exploring Cultural And Practical Diversity For Environmental Learning, Burnaby, B.C., May, 2010, Poster Session: An Imaginative and Ecological Approach to Teaching.

Creative Connections (Coquitlam School District Conference), Coquitlam, B.C., February 2010, Workshop: Imaginative Education and Developing Creativity.

Tapestry 2010 (Greater Victoria and Sooke Teachers’ Associations Conference), Victoria, B.C., February 2010, Workshop: Developing Students’ Minds and Imaginations.

2009

Imaginative Education Research Group, 7th International Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver, B.C., July 2009, Paper Session: Imaginative Ecological Education.

Imaginative Education Research Group, 7th International Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver, B.C., July 2009, Workshop: Learning in Depth (LiD).

Annual General Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Disciplined Inquiry: Education Research in the Circle of Knowledge. San Diego, California, April 2009, Paper Session: An Imaginative and Ecological Approach to Teaching: A Framework and Rationale for Imaginative Ecological Education.

Imagine! (Delta School District Conference), Delta, B.C., February 2009, Workshop: Imaginative Education.

22nd Annual International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement, Vancouver, B.C., January 2009, Workshop: Introducing Imaginative Education.

 2008

Imaginative Education Research Group, 1st Summer Institute on Imaginative Education, Vancouver, B.C., July 2008, Workshop: What is Imaginative Education?

Imaginative Education Research Group, 1st Summer Institute on Imaginative Education, Vancouver, B.C., July 2008, Workshop: Imaginative Ecological Education.

2007

University of Western Washington, Washington, U.S.A., February 2007, Panel Presentation: Imaginative Education.

2006

Imaginative Education Research Group, Fourth International Conference on Imagination and Education, Vancouver, B.C., July 2006, Workshop: In Search of the Ecological Imagination.

Annual General Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Education Research in the Public Interest. San Francisco, California, April 2006, Panel Presentation: Imaginative and Emotional Engagement in Learning.

Teacher Development: The Key to Education in the 21st Century, Vancouver, B.C., March 2006, Feature Presentation: The Centrality of Imagination in Educating.

The Annual Conference of the Western Canadian Association For Student Teaching, Vancouver, B.C., February 2006, Workshop: The Language of Imagination in Teaching and Learning.

2005

Third International Education Without Borders Conference, Simon Fraser University Graduate Student Society, Vancouver, B.C., October 2005, Book Presentation: Teaching Literacy A New Way.

Fourth International Conference on Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, Victoria, B.C., August 2005, Paper Presentation: Educating For Ecological

Consciousness: Attending to Ecological Relation in the Imaginative Classroom.

Imaginative Education Research Group, Third International Conference on Imagination and Education, Vancouver, B.C., July 2005, Roundtable Presentation: Educating for Eco-Literacy: Attending to Ecological Relation in the Imaginative Classroom.