Using Technology to Foster Curiosity

Using Technology to Foster Creativity

147: Using technology to foster curiosity

In this episode, the discussion revolves around using technology to foster curiosity. Children are naturally curious and tech makes it easy to help our children explore topics of interest.

Here are 7 specific ideas:

1. Use Google Lens to identify plants and other things.
2. Explore.org and other live webcams to learn about animals
3. Find videos on Youtube and TikTok to learn about what it is like to live in other parts of the world.
4. Wander through a city’s streets with Streetview in Google maps
5. Immerse yourself in an experience using VR (Google Expeditions, 360-degree Youtube video example: Clouds over Sidra about a refugee camp on the Within app.
6. Discover the history around you with the Clio app
7. See how science works with simulations eg PHET
8. Web-based Unit Studies from show sponsor FundaFunda Academy

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Take a look at show sponsor, FundaFunda Aademy to see what they offer for online classes and web-based unit studies.

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