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Counting on Curiosity

Other Presenter(s): 
Deborah E. Rosenfeld
Meeting: 
NCTM Annual Meeting
Date: 
March 23, 2007
Location: 
Atlanta, GA, March 21-24, 2007

What makes students curious? How does their curiosity drive learning and understanding? This session will explore the connection between curiosity and students' achievement and present concrete ways of capturing and maintaining the curiosity of all students. Examples of stories, puzzles, and other surprising activities for use in the classroom will be offered.