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The essays in Educating the Imagination were selected from the very best articles in Teachers & Writers magazine. Fifty-five creative writers present a multitude of ideas and techniques for writing in the classroom: poetry, fiction, writing across cultures, bookmaking, creative reading, the history of punctuation, and that great, alluring mystery known as the imagination.
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Before he wrote War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy founded his own school on his estate at Yasnaya Polyana. Brimming with progressive and sometimes radical ideas on schooling, Tolstoy undertook to teach the peasant children many subjects—including imaginative writing—and published a number of essays about what he learned. This is a book for anyone who cares about education, children, the imagination, and Tolstoy.
“Teachers of writing at all levels will enjoy this reading experience and all teachers should be renewed by the message.”—Language, Literacy, and Literature