Category Archives: Curiosity

The educational value of creative disobedience

We say we want children to achieve at the highest level—to be the next generation of great scientists and innovators and artists and world leaders—yet the system we’ve put in place makes it nearly impossible for each child to reach … Continue reading

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Ideas to Prevent Schools from Killing Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking

Our current school system kills creativity, what can we do? If we want kids to experience a sense of wonder and discover new information on their own (curiosity), if we want them to generate novel, adaptive ideas (creativity), and if … Continue reading

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When teaching restrains discovery

When teaching restrains discovery When the children finally got their hands on the toy, they were more likely to explore its other features if they had seen Bonawitz showing it to adults or playing with it herself. If she had … Continue reading

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Paulo Freire Freedom School

Paulo Freire Freedom School Read also: Democracy and Education on “Paulo Freire Freedom School“ “Education is always and everywhere about opening doors, opening minds, opening possibilities. Education is about opening your eyes and seeing for yourself the world as it … Continue reading

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Changing Education Paradigms

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Creativity in Education – Clearness in Perception, Vigorousness in Curiosity

This article is based on the proposition that a process of creativity may be experienced in education in situation where an individual’s (learner’s) perception is kept clear and his curiosity is vigorous. An attempt to clarify this proposition is made … Continue reading

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Curiosity – A Link to Assessing Lifelong Learning

Are colleges and universities placing graduates in the workforce whose functionality quickly diminishes, or are they developing graduates who continue to learn and upgrade their skills in accord with the evolution of their respective occupations? Curiosity likely is one piece … Continue reading

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The Epistemic Value of Curiosity

In this essay, Frederick Schmitt and Reza Lahroodi explore the value of curiosity for inquiry and knowledge. They defend an appetitive account of curiosity, viewing curiosity as a motivationally original desire to know that arises from having one’s attention drawn … Continue reading

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A potential way of enquiry into human curiosity

A powerful search for ‘curiosity’ or its related topics at the online American Psychological Association PsycNET database will produce comparatively disappointing meagreness of resource. This reflects our scanty knowledge in this field though curiosity is widely recognised as one of … Continue reading

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Curiosity-based learning (CBL) program

Read Read also: Curiosity-based learning – presentation   This paper describes a series of experiential educational exercises developed to better engage and more effectively educate master degree students in the necessary foundation skills that comprise a true scholar. It was … Continue reading

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