Imagine Schools Receives 41 Promising Practices Awards from Character.org

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Practicing Character We love this time of year! Our older scholars are transitioning to higher education, remarkable teachers are honored and Character.org announces its Promising Practices Awards! This year, we are so incredibly proud to share that a total of 26 Imagine campuses are being recognized. Together, the 26 schools share 41 Promising Practices, beating last year’s total of 38! …

Tips for Promoting Curiosity and Creativity through Learning Zones

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How can the wonder of playing with toys translate into the joy of playing with ideas? Curiosity and inquisitiveness form the beginnings of meaningful learning about ourselves and the world.  A study in the journal Neuron discovered that students are more interested in learning about topics if their curiosity has been piqued. Matthias Gruber hypothesized that curiosity “put[s] the brain …