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Fostering curiosity in students and teachers

While understanding the benefits of curiosity in the classroom may be straightforward, it’s not as simple to create the learning experiences that unleash it. Use this article featuring Harvard professor Karen Brennan’s research on curiosity to have a discussion about some of the obstacles to curiosity and strategies for addressing them, as well as ways for teachers to foster their own curiosity.


   45 minutes

   By: Principled Innovation® (PI)

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

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