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A child’s mind is a miraculous creation. It is supple and surprising, precious and fascinating, mysterious and illuminating. Enlivening or awakening the child’s mind, cultivating its richness and uniqueness, is the essential work of teachers and parents. Yes, the mind is the engine of knowing and doing, but it is so much more. The heart, the soul, the imagination: the mind houses these regions of the self and nourishes them. Click the Get Started button above to learn how the three i’s – identity, inquiry, and imagination – represent the core facets of every mind that must be nurtured and fed to realize the child’s fullest potential. Read the blogs and navigate this site to pick up ideas for the classroom and for the home—a cornucopia of ideas and facts and strategies to energize, stimulate, and expand those minds you care about and love.