a curious mind

The Power of A Curious Mind

One of the reasons children's museums are such a powerful tool in early childhood development is that curiosity is intentionally woven into the experience of learning.

"Between the ages of 2 and 5, children ask 40,000 questions. So what changes? Journalist Warren Berger says parents and teachers put a stop to the questioning at an early age, but the future of innovation requires it to flourish. Most things, from windshield wipers to white out, began with a question. According to Berger, a contributing writer for Wired and The New York Times, it only takes one person to think of an idea and seek out the answer. His latest book, A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas, defines the idea of questioning and examines how we can encourage inquiry at home and in the workplace."