Curiosity

Curiosity is defined as a strong desire to know or learn something. People who are curious want to explore and find out new things. They are interested in learning more about anything and everything. They are always asking questions and find all subjects and topics fascinating. They like exploration and discovery.

Benefits:

Curiosity fuels intrinsic motivation to learn

Curiosity brings pleasure and enhances memory

Curious people have more developed cognitive skills; they learn more and learn better

http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/116001/chapters/Introduction@-How-to-Cultivate-the-Curiosity-Classroom.aspx

  

Some deep thoughts about curiosity from a Grade 2 student – thank you Ms Blake!

What are you curious about?

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