What If You Teach Like an Octopus?

Curious what it would be like to enhance your teaching by eight?


Curious about octopuses? Curious about teaching? Curious about both?!


Already know all there is to know about octopuses? Wonderful! Need a little refresher before we begin this Curiosity-Based Learning activity to turn you into a half-human, half-octopus, half-hybrid educator-animal? Take a minute to rekindle your curiosity with the Wonderful Wunderpus.


What if you woke up one day to discover you were now an octopus?


1 What are 8 things you'd be excited about?


2 What are 8 things you'd be most concerted about?


3 What if teachers had 8 arms? Describe (in a single sentence) how they would use each arm.


4 What 8 characteristics about octopuses are you the most curious to learn more about?


5 What if different species of octopuses taught different school subjects? Assign 8 different species of octopuses to 8 different subjects being taught at your school.

6 How would you overcome the underwater/out of water barrier between you, the octopus teacher and your still-human students?


7 What are 8 things you are most excited to learn from an octopus?


8 What if, instead of becoming an octopus, you taught with an octopus? What are 8 ways that would be the best?


Keep getting curious about animals with The Screaming Hairy Armadillo and it's free Educator's Guide!






Thank you for your curiosity, stay curious, and let your curiosity lead your learning with more Curiosity-Based Learning content and activities from What If Curiosity!




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