Imaginative Inquiry - eSeminar with Elaine Chu Tuesday, October 15, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
For more information contact: George Swain
[Javascript Required To View Email]
Total Due: $0.00
Choose Sessions For: Edit Total session cost for : $0.00
Event Details
When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: eSeminar
Who: Hosted by: George Swain
[Javascript Required To View Email]
What:

Developed in the United Kingdom, Imaginative Inquiry is a pedagogy based on the idea that children's imagination is our greatest resource in the classroom. Within a community of inquiry, teachers and students create exciting and meaningful contexts for learning, using conventions of theatre such as point of view, tension, and narrative, to explore curricular objectives. Students are not merely passive observers of the stories of our world, but are collectively invited to take action in the realm of possibility that Imaginative Inquiry provides. This eSeminar will explore the pedagogical underpinnings of Imaginative Inquiry, provide examples of its use in elementary school classrooms, and discuss how Imaginative Inquiry can be a powerful tool for the teaching of social studies and social justice.




Elaine Chu has fifteen years' experience teaching in independent and public elementary schools in New York City. Currently on leave from her position as a Third Grade Teacher at the Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School, Elaine offers professional development to teachers and administrators on developing social studies curricula using an Imaginative Inquiry approach. She has worked in the field of education throughout her professional career, designing curricula and professional development programs for schools and museums, and has worked internationally to help create educational infrastructure in developing countries. She is an alumna of Tufts University and Bank Street College.


Type Quantity Price
Member Details + $25.00
Please use school email address.
First Name Last Name Email Address Member School
Login to add attendees from your profile
Total 0 $0.00
NYSAIS Events Registration
© 2013 NYSAIS

site map   |   privacy policy
contact us
17 Elk Street (First Floor)
Albany, NY 12207
Tel: 518-694-5500
Fax: 518-694-5501

© 2013 New York State Association of Independent Schools

  |   
site map   |   privacy policy   |   contact us
17 Elk Street (First Floor)     Albany, NY 12207     Tel: 518-694-5500     Fax: 518-694-5501

powered by finalsite