5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious
5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious by Terry Heick Note this post has been updated from original publishing in February of 2013 Understanding where curiosity comes from is the holy grail of education. Education, of course, is different than learning. Education implies a formal, systematic, and strategic intent to cause learning. This approach is clinical and more than a smidgeon scientific. Of course, very little about learning is scientific. An analogy might help. learning:education::true love:dating service True love may very well come from a dating service, and dating services do all they can to make it happen, but in the end—well, there’s a fair bit of hocus pocus at work behind it all. Hubris and Education Education is simultaneously the most noble and hubristic of all endeavors. In a better place. Causing this in a classroom is possible, but is as often the result of good fortune than good planning. Here, let me try. I want to show you what I can do. I want to know. 1. 2. 3. 4.