Kevin D Washburn looks at how curiosity drives learning
When we realize that we do not know all there is to know about something in which we are interested, we thirst. We pursue. We act as though what we do not know is more important than what we do, as though what we do not possess is worth the chase to own it. How do we help students discover this drive?
He suggests four strategies – including equipping students to ask questions and building a launch pad.