Living in a Personal Case Study – Curiosity-based Learning

Before the middle of November 2016, I had never really rock climbed before, other than some scrambling over boulders at various times of my life while playing or hiking. I definitely had never tied-in with a harness, donned the super-snug climbing … Continue reading

Please vote for Curiosity-based Learning to be at #SXSWedu

What if we could create and use everyday rituals and routines to nourish people’s natural, human curiosity and build fun systems to launch innovation projects in schools and communities?! Well, Meghan Cureton and I proposed a session for SXSWedu (in March … Continue reading

Curiosity-Based Learning: Teaching Innovation Through Design #TVRSE15

On Tuesday, June 9, Meghan Cureton and I are facilitating one of the hands-on learning expeditions at the Traverse Conference in Boulder, CO. Actually, we’re offering the session twice – from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. … Continue reading

What if we used adventure and curiosity as more of what we call school?

Fabien Cousteau opens his TED talk, “What I learned from spending 31 days underwater,” with these words: I have a confession to make. I am addicted to adventure, and as a young boy, I would rather look outside the window … Continue reading