Category Archives: Curiosity

Curiosity – My 1st 100 Days – Day 9 – Where is your Wonder?

My ‘First 100 Days’ books ask you to take 3-5 minutes a day to explore a subject. This is a draft activity exploring ‘Curiosity’. Take 60 seconds to consider where your wonder lies, where it may take you? Do you … Continue reading

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Curiosity – My 1st 100 Days – Day 3 – Mindset or Behaviour?

Day 3: Mindset or Behaviour? If you are curious, is it because you are thinking about things, or doing things? Is curiosity a cerebral exercise that takes place within your head, or is it an activity that you do? If … Continue reading

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Curiosity – My 1st 100 Days – Day 2

Day 2: Discover, Uncover, Create Imagine the ways that we are curious. We can reach out and DISCOVER something: perhaps we watch a YouTube video, or read a book or blog and learn something new. We can UNCOVER more details … Continue reading

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Curiosity – My 1st 100 Days – Day 1

Day 1: The Edges of My Curiosity Curiosity is that which exists beyond what we already know. Behind the forest, beyond the mountains, under the surface of the lake. It may be connected to what we are familiar with, but … Continue reading

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How Virtual Learning Works by Unlocking Curiosity [Pt 3]

This is the third in a series of articles exploring Virtual Learning and how we can design for curiosity and creativity. In the first piece we looked at a definition of Virtual Learning, and how we can use the move … Continue reading

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Skirting Curiosity

I’m skirting around the edges of Curiosity, interested to learn more, but wary of jumping into a new research piece too fast: i’m trying to use this lockdown time to complete ‘The Learning Science Guidebook’, followed by ‘The Humble Leader’ … Continue reading

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Battered by Constraint, Curiosity is our Foundation

Again today i am just #WorkingOutLoud and sharing some of the new illustrations and work around Curiosity. This first piece explores the tension between curiosity, and the forces of constraint (which may be well meaning, but can confine or restrict … Continue reading

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Breaking Yourself

Today i’m just sharing an illustration for the work around Curiosity and Creativity in Learning Design. This one is about the foundations of learning, and an idea i sometimes talk about around ‘disturbance’: the ways that learning is a process … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Curiosity and Creativity

Curiosity is about the view over the horizon: not the landscape that we already know, but the things that lie beyond. Curiosity creates the disturbance in ourselves to move forward. Curiosity fractures comfort, and sanctions the subversion of existing knowledge … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Move to Remote Learning – Curiosity, Context, and Fracturing Frames

Yesterday i shared a view of the transfer of face to face learning into social, virtual and remote contexts. Today i will build out some further areas (until such time as the baby wakes up): as i stressed yesterday, this … Continue reading

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