IERG News & Updates October 2016
IERG News & Updates is our way to keep you informed about some IERG activities worldwide. You will find examples of Imaginative Education in action, interviews with practitioners, as well as short pieces describing our different programs, publications, and events.
We welcome your feedback, and as always, please feel free to share this with your colleagues and students, so that everyone can stay connected.
Enjoy our 2nd edition of 2016!
Imaginative Education In Mexico
The latest translations are in!
Find work about Imaginative Education and LiD in Turkish, Romanian, Japanese, and Vietnamese
Egan, K. (in press). Learning in depth: A simple innovation that can transform schooling. Istanbul: Istanbul Kultur Universitesi. (Turkish translation, original work published in 2011.)
Egan, K. (in press). An imaginative approach to teaching. Bucharest: Editura Trei. (Romanian translation, original work published in 2005.)
Egan, K. (2016). Learning in depth: A simple innovation that can transform schooling. Tokyo: Kitaohji Shobo Publishing. (Japanese translation, original work published 2011.)
Egan, K. (2016). Getting it wrong from the beginning: Our progressivist inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget. Ankara: Pegem Akademi. (Turkish translation, original work published in 2002.
Egan, K. (2015). Learning in depth: A simple innovation that can transform schooling. Ho Chi Min city: Hoa Sen University Press. (Vietnamese translation, original work published in 2011.)
In December Kieran Egan (or someone that looks like him) will be in Europe. He is keynote speaker on the topic of metaphor and narrative in science at a conference supported by Modena University’s Department of Education and Humanities in Reggio Emilia, Italy. (He may then travel on to do something similar at University of Bressanone in Switzerland a few days later.)
Congratulations Dr. Annabella Cant!
Study With the IERG: New Programs
Confirm your ProD plans for October 21, 2016. The IERG is pleased to provide a full-day conference event for teachers at University Highlands Elementary School in Burnaby, B.C. You can get information on the full-day workshops and the 3 speakers here. Register today! Deadline October 14!
Study IE From WHEREVER you live! Applications are now being accepted for our ALL NEW fully on-line 1-year Graduate Certificate in Imaginative Education. Yes, you heard correctly! You can study Imaginative Education from anywhere in the world starting May 2017.
You will work with experts in IE from the IERG and will connect with the worldwide community of imagination-focused educators. (NOTE: For those living close to SFU there is an option to ladder from this on-line program to join our MED students and complete a Masters degree.) Want more information?
MED in Imaginative Education Starting September 2017.
We are pleased to be launching another MEd in Curriculum Instruction (Focus: Imaginative Education) program in September 2017. Check the SFU Faculty of Education website for details and deadlines. Information sessions will begin later this year!
If you have any questions about our graduate program offerings in Imaginative Education please contact Dr. Gillian Judson at email@example.com.
Learning in Depth: New Resources!
NEW! Where LiDKiDs Connect.
We are pleased to launch on online site for LiDKiDs to connect from around the world. Check it out here. The site is intended to enable LiDKiDs with similar topics to share ideas and support each others’ research. Teachers can register their students or students can register individually. We ask all users to follow basic “Netiquette” guidelines (suggestions on the site).
imaginED Connects LiD Teachers!
More and more LiD teachers are connecting and sharing through imaginED. Here’s a sample of the posts in which LiD teachers share their experiences and expertise. Get in touch with other LiD teachers!
Doing Learning In Depth (LiD): 10 Tips For Success (Guest Post By Courtney Robertson)
How LiD Connects To Curriculum Topics In Ms. Cowan’s Classroom (Guest Post By Olwen Cowan)
Why Learning in Depth? (Guest Post By Linda Holmes)
Putting Principles Of The Learning In Depth Program (LiD) Into Practice (Guest Post By Yamanda Kaychouhi Boukmakh)
“The more you know about something the easier it is to be imaginative about it.” (Guest Post By Dr. Kieran Egan)
The Magic of LiD: Moving Learning Beyond Classroom Walls (By Kavita Hoonjan)
Would you like to share a tip for LiD? Would you like to tell others about your LiD program or the LiDKiDs in your class? Maybe your LiDKiDs would like to post on imaginED? Please contact Gillian to discuss possibilities! firstname.lastname@example.org