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Curiosity Handout ACEIA 12.11

Curiosity Handout ACEIA 12.11

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Creating Curiosity in the Classroom

Nina Lauder – 2011

Curiosity is the fuel that provides the motivational energy for learning and understanding - Bussakorn Binson What is curiosity? Curiosity is an emotion related to natural inquisitive behaviour such as exploration, investigation, and learning. As this emotion represents a drive to know new things, curiosity is the fuel of science and all other disciplines of human study. (Wikipedia) Creating Curiosity Riddles I’m black and white I’m not very big I’m not very heavy You can find me all over the world I’m not an animal People read me Games

Coordinates game and quest

What’s in the rucksack?


Creating Curiosity: At the market with the explorers

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Children can take turns taking the Explorers home The Explorers can help write/help children learn the class rules The Explorers can go on field trips with the class The Explorers can be used in games and activities

Creating Curiosity: Guess the ending

Puzzles and Problem Solving

Fun Facts

Curiosity might have killed the cat…but without curiosity in the classroom we might kill the will to learn in our students. The important thing is not to stop questioning… never lose curiosity. Albert Einstein THE MATERIAL FOR THIS TALK FROM EXPLORERS, OUP 2011 and from the Primary Skills series and Read and Discover series


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