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Imaginative Leadership in Teacher Education

by Cari Zall, Clinical Assistant Professor, Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education & Counseling, Secondary MAT Program Note: This blog is in response to the Episode 3 Cultivating Imagination podcast. As a novice teacher 20 years ago, I entered my high school classroom with the intention and hope of guiding young minds in growing … Read more

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Permagogy – Cultivating Collective Imagination in Eco-Social Justice Community Building

by Petra Mikulan, Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia …imagination, so much more than merely a fanciful escape from reality, is a crucial tool for envisioning (im)possible futures otherwise. Recently, I listened to a podcast featuring two remarkable educators discussing eco-social justice, imagination, collectivity, land-based pedagogies, and the storytelling of the earth. … Read more

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Preparing Leaders for Justice and Imagination

Soraya Sablo Sutton, UC Berkeley School of Education and Woo Williams Zou, UC Berkeley School of Education and National Equity Project Note: This blog is an extension of the Episode 9 Cultivating Imagination podcast. “I often feel I am trapped inside someone else’s imagination, and I must engage my own imagination in order to break … Read more

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From “Longing for Imagination” to  “Longing joined Imagination”

By Sedigheh (Sedi) Mousavizadeh, MEd. student at Simon Fraser University in Educational Leadership Note: This blog is a response to Episode 5 of the Cultivating Imagination podcast. We often meet people who miss their past and happy childhoods or wish for a greater future. We all pray for a better upcoming year on New Year’s … Read more

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Imagination, Justice, and Living in Relationship with the Land

by Heidi Wood, Indigenous Education Success, Culture & Curriculum Coordinator, Delta School District Note: This blog is an extension of the Episode 8 Cultivating Imagination podcast. Imaginative leadership holds a place in my heart where educators can bridge the worlds of Indigenous ways of being and pedagogy with the transformative possibilities of social and ecological … Read more

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