Conference Presentations

Scheduled Keynote Presentations/Workshops/Podcasts 

Langley School District, Langley, B.C., January 15, 2019. Collaborative WorkshopMaking 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).

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

City Of New Westminster, Advancing Women In STEAM Conference, New WestMinister, March 8, 2019. Workshop FacilitatorWe Are All Perfinkers: Understanding The Importance Of Imagination For Adults & How To Engage It To Maximize Learning.

Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, April 18/19, 2019. Consultations/Featured Workshop: Imagination Matters: Engaging Emotion In Post-Secondary Education With Cognitive Tools.

 

Completed Keynote Presentations/Workshops/Podcasts

Judson, G. (2018, November). Parliament Of The World’s Religions, Toronto, Ontario. Workshop: Cognitive Tools for Emotional And Imaginative Engagement In Eco-Learning: The Story And The Body.

Judson, G. (2018, October). Imaginative Education Research Group Conference, Burnaby, B.C. October 19, 2018.  Workshops1)Special Topics in Imaginative Education:  Mental Imagery; 2) The Walking Curriculum: Introducing Imaginative Ecological Education; 3) Practice With Imaginative Education: A Collaborative Workshop.

Judson, G. (2018, October). Surrey School District, Royal Heights Elementary School. Workshop: Weaving Walking Into Our Indigenous Teaching.

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

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

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

Judson, G. (2018, September). Manitoba Nature Summit, Winnipeg, MB, September 14-16, 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.

Judson, G. (2018, August). Surrey School District, Royal Heights Elementary School. Workshop: #getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard.

Judson, G. (2018, August). Surrey School District, Surrey Centre School. Workshop: #getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard.

Judson, G. (2018, August). Surrey School District, George Vanier Elementary School. Workshop: #getoutside: Resources For Cross-Curricular, Place-Based Learning In Your Schoolyard.

Judson, G. (2018, August). Empowering Modern Learners Conference, PEEL School District, 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.

Judson, G. (2018, May). Surrey School District, North Surrey Secondary School, Surrey, B.C. Workshop: Engaging Students In Learning With Cognitive Tools: Part II.

Judson, G. (2018, April). Vancouver College, Celebrating & Inspiring Learning Conference. Keynote Presentation: From Engagement To Empowerment: Using Cognitive Tools To Unleash Imaginations And Maximize Learning For All Students.

Judson, G. (2018, February). Yorkville University. OnLine Seminar: Imagination’s Role in Learning: Higher Education.

Judson, G. (2018, February). Surrey Schools Focus Day 2018, North Surrey Secondary School, Surrey, B.C. 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.

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

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

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

Judson, G. (2017, October). InspirED conference, Pacific Academy School, Surrey, B.C. 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.

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

Judson, G. (2017, September). TEDEx WestVancouver, Imagine. Presentation: We Are Perfinkers: Imagination Matters.

Judson, G. (2017, September). 9th World Environmental Education Conference (WEEC 2017), Vancouver, B.C. Poster Presentation: Exploring Tools of Imaginative Ecological Education.

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

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

Judson, G. (2017, May). STA (Surrey Teachers’ Association) Professional Development Day Conference, Surrey, B.C. 3 Workshops: 1) #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).

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

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

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

Judson, G. (2017, April). EdVent 2017, Vancouver, B.C. Invited Speaker: Feeding The Mind.

Judson, G. (2017, January). Imaginative Education Research Group, Seminar Series, Vancouver, B.C. Workshops/Coordinator: Deepening & Expanding Understanding of Imaginative Education.

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

Judson, G. (2016, October). Langley School District, Alex Hope Elementary School, Langley, B.C.  Workshop:  Imaginative Ecological Education.

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

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

Judson, G. (2016, July).Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile.  Keynote Speaker/Workshop Facilitator:  Imaginative Education:  Unleashing The Power of Curriculum With Cognitive Tools.

Judson, G. (2016, May). Langley School District, Ignite35!, Langley, B.C. Speaker:  Imagination Misunderstood.

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

Judson, G. (2016, February). Exploring An Imaginative And Ecological Approach To Education (K-12). Workshop at the NDTA (Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association) Professional Development Day Conference. Nanaimo, BC.

Judson, G. (2016, February). Imagination’s Role in Ecological Education. Presentation at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University, School of Horticulture, and Langley School District Conference (“Why bother with school gardens?”) Surrey, BC.

Judson, G. (2014, January - February). Workshop Facilitator at the Imaginative Education Workshop Series:  Engaging Imagination and Student Emotion with the New BC Curriculum. Surrey, BC.

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

Judson, G. (2015, October). Imagination’s Role in Learning And The Development of Ecological Understanding (K-12). Feature Presentation and Workshop at the Seven Oaks School Division (Winnipeg, Manitoba) Administrative Conference. Hecla, MB.  

Judson, G. (2015, July). Engaging Students With Their World: A Cross-Curricular, Imaginative, and Ecological Approach To Teaching (K-12). Workshop at the Imaginative Education Research Group, 10th International Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2015, June). Engaging The Body and Developing a Sense of Place. Workshop for the Imaginative Ecological Education Program (Imaginative Education Research Group). Surrey, BC.

Judson, G. (2015, May). Imagination & (Eco-) Learning (K-12). Workshop at the STA (Surrey Teachers’ Association) Conference. Surrey, BC.  

Judson, G. (2015, April). Engaging Students With Their World: A Cross-Curricular, Imaginative, and Ecological Approach To Teaching (K-12). Workshop for the Imaginative Ecological Education Program (Imaginative Education Research Group). Surrey, BC.

Judson, G. (2015, February). Imagination & (Eco-) Learning (K-12). Workshop at Odyssey, the Langley School District Conference. Langley, BC.

Judson, G. (2015, February). Engaging The Imaginations And Emotions Of Students In Learning: An Introduction to Imaginative Education (IE) and Imaginative Education & LiD: From Theory to Practice. Invited Feature Presentations at the North Central Teachers’ Convention Association (NCTCA). Edmonton, AB.

Judson, G. (2015, January). The Learning in Depth Project (LiD): About The Program & How LiD Can Enhance Ecological Education. Workshop at the Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, HI.

Judson, G. (2014, October). 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. Understanding Imaginative Education and Imaginative Education Programs.      

Judson, G. (2014, July). The Role Of Mental Imagery In Imaginative And Ecological Teaching. Keynote presentation at the Imaginative Education Research Group, 10th International Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2014, June). An Introduction to Imaginative Education and IERG Programs:  Imaginative Literacy, Learning in Depth and Imaginative Ecological Education. Keynote Presentation for the British Columbia Ministry of Education. Victoria, BC.  

Judson, G. (2014, May). In-depth Imaginative and Ecological Investigations. Learning Together Conference, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC.

Judson, G. (2014, April). The Learning in Depth (LiD) Program. Meeting of the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, Richmond, BC.

Judson, G. (2014, February). Keynote Presentation: Imaginative (Ecological) Education: Engaging Students’ Imaginations in Their World. Alcuin College, North Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2014, February). Learning in Depth and other Programs from the Imaginative Education Research Group. Burnaby School District Principals and Vice Principals Association. Burnaby, BC.

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

Judson, G. (2013, July). Imaginative Ecological Education. Keynote Presentation, Imaginative Education Research Group, 9th International Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2013, June). Teaching For Emotional & Imaginative Engagement: A New Approach to Ecological Education. Paper presentation, 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, BC. 

Judson, G. (2013, June). Using Imagination in Education: Projects from the Imaginative Education Research Group. Panel presentation, CSSE (Canadian Society for the Study of Education) Annual Conference: Congress of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. Victoria, BC.

Judson, G. (2013, June). Teaching For Emotional & Imaginative Engagement: Implications for Curriculum Planning. Paper session, CSSE (Canadian Society for the Study of Education) Annual Conference: Congress of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. Victoria, BC.

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

Judson, G. (2013, February). Learning in Depth:  A Simple Innovation That Can Transform Schooling. Workshop, Odyssey (Langley School District Conference), Langley, BC.

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

Judson, G. (2012, November). Imaginative Education: Engaging Emotions and Imaginations in Learning. Workshop: Abbotsford District Teachers’ Association Professional Development Day. Abbotsford, BC.

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

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

Judson, G. (2012, July). Making Learning Meaningful. Keynote presentation, Simon Fraser University Summer Institute 2012: 21st Century Learning. Surrey, BC.

Judson, G. (2012, April). Learning in Depth. Paper session, Non Satis Scire: To Know Is Not Enough (Annual General Meeting of the American Educational Research Association), Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2012, February). Developing Minds and Imaginations: An Introduction to Imaginative Education. Workshop, Winkler School District, Winkler, MB.

Judson, G. (2012, January). Developing Minds and Imaginations: An Introduction to Imaginative Education. Workshop, Vancouver Community College, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2011, December). Developing Minds and Imaginations: An Introduction to Imaginative Education. Fraser International College, Professional Development Conference, Burnaby, BC.

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

Judson, G. (2011, February). Engaging the Imagination in Science Education: A Cognitive Tools Approach to Teaching. Workshop, Burnaby School District ProD Day Conference, Burnaby, BC.

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

Judson, G. (2011, February). Imaginative Ecological Education. Workshop, 4th Annual Pedagogical Practices Conference: Communities, Schools, and Classrooms, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

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

Judson, G. (2010, May). An Imaginative and Ecological Approach to Teaching. Poster Session, Diversity, Sustainability, And Environment: Exploring Cultural And Practical Diversity For Environmental Learning (The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication [EECOM] Annual National Conference), Burnaby, BC.

Judson, G. (2010, February). Imaginative Education and Developing Creativity. Workshop, Creative Connections (Coquitlam School District Conference), Coquitlam, BC. 

Judson, G. (2010, February). Developing Students’ Minds and Imaginations. Workshop, Tapestry 2010 (Greater Victoria and Sooke Teachers’ Associations Conference), Victoria, BC.

Judson, G. (2009, July). Imaginative Ecological Education. Paper Session, Imagination: The Source of Creativity and Invention (7th International Conference on Imagination and Education). Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2009, July). Learning in Depth (LiD). Workshop, Imagination: The Source of Creativity and Invention (7th International Conference on Imagination and Education). Vancouver, BC.

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

Judson, G. (2009, February). Imaginative Education. Workshop, Imagine! (Delta School District Conference), Delta, BC.

Judson, G. (2009, January). Introducing Imaginative Education. Workshop, 22nd Annual International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2008, July). Workshop, 1st Summer Institute on Imaginative Education: Achieving Educational Goals With Imagination, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2008, July). Imaginative Ecological Education. Workshop, 1st Summer Institute on Imaginative Education: Achieving Educational Goals With Imagination, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2007, February). Imaginative Education. Panel presentation, University of Western Washington, WA.

Judson, G. (2006, July). In Search of the Ecological Imagination. Workshop, Fourth International Conference on Imagination and Education, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2006, April). Imaginative and Emotional Engagement in Learning. Panel Presentation. Education Research in the Public Interest (Annual General Meeting of the American Educational Research Association), San Francisco, CA.

Judson, G. (2006, March). The Centrality of Imagination in Educating. Feature presentation, Teacher Development: The Key to Education in the 21st Century, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2006, February). The Language of Imagination in Teaching and Learning. Workshop, The Annual Conference of the Western Canadian Association For Student Teaching, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2005, October). Teaching Literacy A New Way. Book Presentation, Third International Education Without Borders Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2005, August). Educating For Ecological Consciousness: Attending to Ecological Relation in the Imaginative Classroom. Paper presentation, Fourth International Conference on Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, Victoria, BC.

Judson, G. (2005, July). Educating for Eco-Literacy: Attending to Ecological Relation in the Imaginative Classroom. Roundtable presentation, Third International Conference on Imagination and Education, Vancouver, BC.

Judson, G. (2002, August). A Place to Be. Ministry of Education Research Symposium.

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