importance of curiosity in education


Curiosity opens our brain to learn new things.

Inquisitive youngsters are more focused in class, and therefore they learn quickly and get ahead in life. 

Pick any genius today and look into his past. he must be the most curious kid in his class 

Although children from less privileged backgrounds tend to do worse at school, the research found those who question the world around them perform as well as their well-off peers.

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Why is it important to be curious?

‘Promoting curiosity in children, especially those from environments of economic disadvantage may be an important, under recognized way to address the achievement gap.’ 

Many parents do not have enough time and even for those who have, do not know the proper techniques on how to nurture their children to unlock their individual gifts, creativity, thinking and learning. Few kids are born curious however for few parents can create an environment 

Curiosity helps us achieve more in life, learn, discover and explore the world. The urge to explore and seek novelty helps us remain vigilant and gain knowledge about our constantly changing environment, 

Do You Know What Separates The Average Person That Lacks curiosity  From The Wildly Successful curious folks?

Curious children do better at school because they are more focused, Curiosity drives a desire to learn 

Dr Shah added: ‘Currently, most classroom interventions have focused on the cultivation of a child’s self-regulatory capacities, but our results suggest that an alternate message, focused on the importance of curiosity, should also be considered.

‘Promoting curiosity is a foundation for early learning that we should be emphasizing more when we look at academic achievement.’

Maths games boost children’s understanding of arithmetic. But playing outside rather than online can boost curiosity. Few studies suggests that walking on grass early morning improves focus and keeps you connected to mother nature. check out this video on how this little girl explains the benefits of walking on grass.

What are the benefits of curiosity?

  • Curiosity brings out your full human potential
  • Curiosity can help you focus as it creates interest in the subject.
  • Curiosity can lead to new discoveries and invention.
  • Curiosity is better than hours of study. curios mind wins over IQ
  • Curiosity makes your conscious and self aware
  • Curious people are healthy people as they are less bored
  • Curious people do not procrastinate

Can you teach curiosity?

Some things cannot be thought but can be achieved through constant practice. Curiosity is either God gift by birth or can be achieved by practice.

Ask questions. A curious mind always ask questions. dont hesitate to ask question thinking it to be silly. the more you question the more curiosity will be developed