Kieran egan

A Timeline: Educational Philosophy of Kieran Egan

  • Born in Clonmel, Ireland

    Born in Clonmel, Ireland
    There is no information as to the exact date of Kieran Egan's birth. Clonmel is located in the SE portion of Ireland.
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    The Life of Kieran Egan

  • Irish Coffee Invented

    Irish Coffee Invented
    Joe Sheridan invents Irish Coffee- whiskey and coffee.
  • End of WWII

  • Taught high school in Warwick, England from 1961-1963

    Taught high school in Warwick, England from 1961-1963
  • Recieves A. B. in Honours History from University of London

    Recieves  A. B. in Honours History from University of London
  • Recieves Post Graduate Teaching Certificate, Goldsmith College, University of London

    Recieves Post Graduate Teaching Certificate, Goldsmith College, University of London
  • Lives in United States and Recieves Ph. D. in Philosophy of Education from Cornell University

    Lives in United States and Recieves Ph. D. in Philosophy of Education from Cornell University
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    Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor at Simon Fraser University

    <a href='http://www.educ.sfu.ca/kegan/' >SFU- Simon Fraser University
  • Publishes Ethics and Educational Policy

    Publishes Ethics and Educational Policy
  • Publishes Educational Development

    Publishes Educational Development
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    Director of Undergraduate Programs, Simon Fraser University

  • Publishes The Erosion of Education: Socialization and the Schools

    Publishes The Erosion of Education: Socialization and the Schools
  • Publishes Education and Psychology: Plato, Piaget, and Scientific Psychology

    Publishes Education and Psychology: Plato, Piaget, and Scientific Psychology
  • Publishes Teaching as Story Telling

    Publishes Teaching as Story Telling
    Kieran Egan Explains the Use of Story Telling in EducationTeaching as Story Telling You Tube video
  • Publishes Imagination and Education and Primary Understanding: Education in Early Childhood

    Publishes Imagination and Education and Primary Understanding: Education in Early Childhood
  • Publishes Romantic Understanding: The Developmet of Rationality and Imagination

    Publishes Romantic Understanding: The Developmet of Rationality and Imagination
  • Receives Grawemeyer Award

    Receives Grawemeyer Award
    The Grawemeyer Awards are five annual prizes given in the fields of music, political science, psychology, education and religion. They were founded by H. Charles Grawemeyer to help make the world a better place
  • Publishes Imagination in Teaching and Learning

    Publishes Imagination in Teaching and Learning
  • Publishes the Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape Our Understanding

    Publishes the Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape Our Understanding
  • Publishes Children's Minds, Talking Rabbits, and Clockwork Oranges

    Publishes Children's Minds, Talking Rabbits, and Clockwork Oranges
  • Publishes Children's Minds, Talking Rabbits, and Clockwork Oranges: Essays on Education

    Publishes Children's Minds, Talking Rabbits, and Clockwork Oranges: Essays on Education
  • Co-organizer of the joint Far Western and North Western Philosophy of Societies conference, etc. (see below)

    Co-organizer of the joint Far Western and North Western Philosophy of Societies conference, etc. (see below)
    Also, Egan was elected as a Foreign Associate member of (U. S. A.) National Academy of Education.
  • Publishes Building My Zen Garden

    Publishes Building My Zen Garden
  • Forms the Imaginative Education Research Group

    Forms the Imaginative Education Research Group
  • Appointed to a Canada Research Chair in Education

    Appointed to a Canada Research Chair in Education
  • Egan wins a Killam Research Fellowship

    Egan wins a Killam Research Fellowship
  • Publishes Getting It Wrong from the Beginning: Our Progressivist Inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget.

    Publishes Getting It Wrong from the Beginning: Our Progressivist Inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget.
  • Publishes An Imaginative Approach to Teaching

    Publishes An Imaginative Approach to Teaching
  • Publishes Teaching Literacy: Engaging the Imagination of New Readers and Writers

    Publishes Teaching Literacy: Engaging the Imagination of New Readers and Writers
  • Egan's Forming Images in the Mind You Tube video

    Egan's Forming Images in the Mind You Tube video
    Kieran Egan explains what he means by Forming Images in the Mind.
    What does Egan mean by "forming images in the mind"?
  • Egan's Story Telling You Tube

    Egan's Story Telling You Tube
    Kieran Egan brings out the importance of Story Telling.
    This answers question #14 on page 249.
    This is a quote from his video.
    "'What's the story?', brings out this emotional importance, which we tend to ignore...focus on concepts and content and we don't bring out the emotional and imaginative engagement, that's a part of everything in the cirriculum."
  • Egan's Binary Opposites You Tube video

    Egan's Binary Opposites You Tube video
    This is Egan's You Tube video explaining Binary Opposites, the following are answers to questions #6 and #7 on page 249.
  • Egan's Associations with the Heroic Link

    Egan's Associations with the Heroic Link
    Topic: Literacy
    Subject Area: English
    Cognitive Tool: Associations with the heroic One can focus on any object, or aspect of the curriculum, and project into it some heroic qualities. As students become literate and as we want them to engage with books, one could help students see what is heroic about books. In the case of the book, one might highlight the millennia of human ingenuity that have created this compact object crammed with tiny symbols that serve as an externalized memory.
  • Egan's Learning In Depth You Tube video

    Egan's Learning In Depth You Tube video
    Kieran Egan explains "Learning In Depth". This is a link to his Learning in Depth Project website.
  • Egan Facebook Page!

    Egan Facebook Page!