Research shows that four strategies spark curiosity and fuel motivation: big ideas, meaningful student choice, increased cognitive demand, and scaffolding.
Here’s how Foundations & Frameworks (a K-6 instructional reading program) naturally embeds all four strategies:
[The students’] reading comprehension skills have improved with the introduction and sustained commitment to Foundations & Frameworks. I see students who are confident in their ability to understand materials well above grade level. —Middle School F&F Teacher, TX
McREL International, Curiosity Works: Unleashing Curiosity with Challenging Learning Tasks (Denver, CO: McREL International, 2017).