Updated: Apr 8, 2020
This post is the first in a series of posts from Manifest Curiosity that details they hows, whens, and whys of Curiosity Based Learning.
Who Uses Curiosity Based Learning?
Curiosity Based Learning for Educators
As a student, my worst nightmare was showing up to school naked, having forgotten to get dressed. As an educator, my worst nightmare was showing up without a lesson for the class or one that ran short and left an entire class of antsy students staring blankly at me.
What If Curiosity’s Curiosity Based Learning processes can be used to turn any moment for any amount of time into an opportunity for discovery, communication, and learning.
Educators implement these Curiosity Based Learning processes to introduce teaching points and students can then use the same processes to guide their learning and structure their responses and following actions. Doing so creates a feedback loop that allows educators and students to learn together and for educators to work more efficiently across large groups of students.
Curiosity Based Learning for Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs use What If Curiosity’s Curiosity Based Learning processes to better understand their ideas in the forms of actions so they can better prepare and communicate the value of their concept to others in order to find the resources they need to grow their impact.
Using Curiosity Based Learning, entrepreneurs are also able to micro-dose innovation into their routines in order to connect with the serendipitous moments from which ideas and innovation come. These Curiosity Based Learning processes create instant “ah-ha” moments while also training entrepreneurs’ brains to think more laterally in search of adjacent or hiding-in-plain-sight insights they are seeking. Curiosity Based Learning processes become like reps at the gym for the innovator’s mind.
Curiosity Based Learning for Executives
Executives use What If Curiosity’s Curiosity Based Learning both for individual insights and leadership development as well as to communicate with and guide their team. Curiosity Based Learning processes serve as protocols to follow for more innovative ways to plan strategically, market more effectively, execute the next innovation, or wherever the most valuable solution lies at the moment.
What If Curiosity works with Executives to use Curiosity Based Learning for innovative approaches to leadership as well as providing opportunities for their teams to use Curiosity Based Learning as a tool to execute projects.
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