Science Thinking, Uncertainty & Kids, with Jamie Jirout

“We live in a society that is constantly changing and we all need to be good at learning, and know how to learn, so that we can keep up with a changing world.” ~ Jamie Jirout

What undergirds learning, really? University of Virginia’s School of Education and Human Development researcher and professor Jamie Jirout studies how science thinking and uncertainty help children learn and be more curious – both at home and at school.

Are we teaching our kids the best way to learn? We could! 

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Curious about how children learn? Jamie Jirout is. Check out her research lab.

Three cheers for support for curiosity research from Templeton Foundation and Jacobs Foundation.

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Thanks to Sean Balick for our theme music; “Maisie Dreamer” by The Nursery via Blue Dot Sessions. Spring peepers thanks to Mark Khosravi. 

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