The Importance of Being Interested: Adventures in Scientific Curiosity
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Try sharing your own personal interests with young people through casual conversations, hands-on demonstrations, and special trips.
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When students enter a situation with some pre-existing interest, however, teachers may be able to maintain those interests with interventions to expand their knowledge of the topic and solidify its perceived value. Most of our PDFs are also available to download and we're working on making the final remaining ones downloadable now. Integrating these two definitions, the four-phase model of interest development guides interventions that promote interest and capitalize on existing interests.
An intervention designed to integrate topics of giving back to the community in a science course would be a deep, large-grained personalization intervention because it targets the well-developed interests of a group of students.
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Cultivating interest should not be an afterthought to the typical learning situation: Interest is essential to academic success. The goal in each case is to cultivate interests that provide us with lasting intellectual stimulation and fulfillment, interests that we pursue over a lifetime with vigor and zest.Structurally, they are often large, impersonal, and overwhelming for students who may be new to the college environment.
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Supporting interest of middle school students in mathematics through context personalization and example choice. As someone who also struggled with science as a child, still finds physics an impossible foreign tongue, and came late to the fulfilment of a curious mind, I found this book by turns challenging, entertaining and moving.
To do this requires revising existing course assignments, as well as infusing new opportunities into the curriculum.