Engaging Imagination: Helping Students Become Creative and Reflective Thinkers

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A handy guide to help you get started with an investment ISA

Investing can be a great way to get your money working harder for you, but if you think it has to be high risk and is only for the super-rich ? think again. This user-friendly guide provides a step-by-step breakdown on what you need to know to get started, why you don't need to take excessive risks with your money, and why you don't need to have a fat wallet to get on your way.

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Overview

A handy guide to help you get started with an investment ISA

Investing can be a great way to get your money working harder for you, but if you think it has to be high risk and is only for the super-rich – think again. This user-friendly guide provides a step-by-step breakdown on what you need to know to get started, why you don't need to take excessive risks with your money, and why you don't need to have a fat wallet to get on your way.

So if you're looking to get some of your money working harder than it can just sitting in a cash savings account, this guide provides an invaluable starting point

  • Getting started – get your first foot on the investment ladder, or review any existing investments
  • Beat the tax man, legitimately – maximise the tax savings available to you to help boost returns
  • Time in, not timing – find out why time can be your biggest asset, whether you start with a lump sum or smaller regular contributions
  • Power in numbers – pool your money with 1,000's of others to access additional benefits

Open the book and find:

  • Why investing is so important, and not just for the super-rich
  • The basics and how to get your money working for you
  • Why ISAs should be the first port of call for most of us
  • What you need to know about collective investment funds
  • How to get started with your own investment ISA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118409473
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/7/2014
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 459,158
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

ALISON JAMES is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK and has worked in creative arts education for more than two decades. During this time she has taught students at all levels, run a learning support service, carried out extensive staff development on all aspects of pedagogy, and conducted research into student learning through personal and professional development. She has taught, written, and presented nationally and internationally on personal and professional development in fashion and the creative industries, emphasizing play and interactivity in reflective practice. Her publications on these and other subjects include a monograph, solo and coauthored book chapters, and journal articles.

STEPHEN D. BROOKFIELD is the John Ireland Endowed Chair at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more than 40 years, he has taught in England, Canada, Australia, and the United States. A six-time winner of the Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education, he is the author of numerous books on teaching including Teaching for Critical Thinking (2011), The Skillful Teacher (Second Edition, 2006), and Discussion as a Way of Teaching (Second Edition, 2005), all from Jossey-Bass.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xxi

About the Authors xxiii

Part 1 Understanding the Role of Imagination in Learning 1

1. How Engaging the Imagination Fosters Reflective Thinking 3

2. Introducing Refl ective Thinking to Students 25

3. Connecting Creativity, Imagination, and Play 47

Part 2 Engaging Imagination Tools and Techniques 67

4. Using Visual Methods of Teaching and Learning 69

5. How Story and Metaphor Provoke Reflective Thinking 93

6. Playing Seriously: Legos and Labyrinths 115

7. Playing with Space: Pods and Patchwork 139

8. Asking Powerful Questions 163

9. Building Reflective Communities: Maps and Mazes 185

Part 3 Negotiating the Emotional Realities of Engaging Imagination 207

10. Keeping Energy and Morale High 209

11. Engaging Our Own Imaginations as Authors 233

References 251

Index 261

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