Curious Disposition: Student Centered Learning

Homework Helps and Study Tips

If you have a Curious Disposition you might learn best when you EXPLORE and DISCOVER.  Here are some tips that might help you learn:

  • Have brainstorming sessions.
  • Draw or construct a model to help with comprehension.
  • Debate the subject you are studying with another person or group.
  • Use computer programs to help with comprehension and retention.
  • Use hands-on models or drawings, maps & charts as much as possible.
  • use techniques that work for your Modalities and Talents

Link to interactive PREZI: Curious Disposition Study Tips

Best Activities Might Be:

  • Do projects.
  • Brainstorm.
  • Work in labs.
  • Have debates.
  • Take field trips.
  • Use computers to do your work.
  • Make collections of your work (portfolios).

Choices for Assignments

When you have a choice about what to do, here are some ideas for people with a Curious Disposition:

  • Make a model.
  • Put together a portfolio.
  • Do a “time capsule” project.
  • Put together a “museum exhibit”.
  • Do an experiment and chart the results.
  • Make a relief map, diorama, or terrarium.
  • Teach someone how to repair something.
  • Do a project about scientists and inventors.
  • Do a demonstration / presentation about a favorite subject.
  • Do a project involving blueprints, schematic diagrams, or drafting.

Positive Contributions

The Curious Disposition person is likely to appreciate being noticed for:

  • ability to solve problems
  • ability to think for yourself
  • ability to fix things that are broken
  • knowledge about so many things
  • excitement about your discoveries
  • ability to speak directly to the point
  • ability to learn difficult things easily

Link to interactive PREZI: Curious Disposition Family/Group Contributions

Learn More

If you have taken the Self-Portrait™ power traits assessment use the http://www.powertraitsforlife.com website to help you understand and use your Power Traits for Life™.

Use the top navigation bar to find pages that correspond to your top Dispositions, Talents, Modalities, Interests and preferred Environment. You can also use the “search” field at the top right of the screen to learn more about how to leverage your strengths.

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