If you want to learn more about curiosity, spend some some time in a kindergarten classroom. Kindergarten classrooms are filled with wonder, excitement, and curious questions. How can we transfer this curiosity and wonder throughout the K-12 learning experience?
In Edutopia's article A Case for Curiosity, they talked about the importance of valuing and modeling curiosity in the classroom: "Children will stay curious if they feel that curiosity is valued. Curious children emerge from curious adults." When teachers incorporate curiosity into lessons, curious students become more open to learning about the topic.
This week put yourself into the mind of a curious kindergartener (or 12th grader) and consider what would make them curious about the topic.
Questions to Consider