Get five free links to fascinating Puzzlements every Friday.
If you aren't getting the emails, here's my best advice.
Many students don’t feel comfortable being curious at school. They’ve learned that asking a question might make them look foolish, slow down the class, or even upset the teacher.
So if you want curious students, you have to retrain them to be curious again. You have to spend some time creating a culture of curiosity. This mailing list will give you the resources.
Each week, you’ll get a list of five free links to fascinating images and intriguing videos to share with your class. Want to see some samples?
Take a few minutes on Friday, show your favorite puzzlement or two, and simply let your students be curious. Use these two prompts:
What do you notice?
Psst. Most people rush (or skip) this step. Give kids lots of time to notice things. It's the pre-req to our next step…
What do you wonder?
No pressure. No expectations. This is a chance for you to establish:
DO NOT: assign homework or create classwork out of these questions or you’ll quench the fire.
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