This resource appeared in a recent newsletter to help parents continue their connection to the constructivist mode of learning.
‘A Holy Curiosity’: We Can Vastly Improve Education By Teaching This One Skill
If questions are essential for learning and discovery, why aren’t more schools deliberately teaching the skill of question formulation? At TKG, questions are actively encouraged – and our aim is to create an environment were the number of questions that children ask, increases as their brains become more developed and ready to learn.
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The words “Genius” and “Einstein” are forever linked. One of the keys to Einstein’s genius was his determination to never stop questioning, to “never lose a holy curiosity.”
The case for the importance of questions has just been taken up anew by author Warren Berger. In his book, “A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas,” Berger highlights the catalytic power of questions across many fields. They lead directly to innovations in technology, medicine, industry and more. The evidence is so compelling that it leads to… well, a question:
If questions are essential for learning and discovery, why aren’t more schools deliberately teaching the skill of question formulation? READ MORE @Cognoscenti.