Category Archives: Curiosity-based learning

Children Educate Themselves

Part I:  Outline of Some of the Evidence Part II:  We All Know That’s True for Little Kids Part III:  The Wisdom of Hunter-Gatherers Part IV:  Lessons from Sudbury Valley As adults we do have certain responsibilities toward our children … 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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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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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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