Whether public, private, or charter school, Curiosity Untamed can increase student-driven motivation and responsibility through badges. Although not state-standard based, our scouting-like badges can easily be used as-is, or adapted to meet your own requirements. With nine Areas of Discovery, there are literally thousands of badges to choose from, such as World Geography, Light and Shadow, Vikings, Women in Science, Classical Literature, Health and Fitness, and more.
Many badges like Gold Rush and Rocks and Minerals can be taught alongside each other, perfect for cross-content education. Many badges, such as Books, Animals, and Biographies, are customizable, perfect for book or research reports. If we do not have a badge you or a student desire, there is the Badge Writing badge where you can learn to write your own. You can also use our Wishlist to request a badge to be written. As Curiosity Untamed is not a curriculum, you can teach these badges alongside your chosen curriculum or adapted to meet your own state’s standards.
For educators, Curiosity Untamed can add excitement and challenge to your classroom and to your school. Curiosity Untamed is not a curriculum, but a flexible supplement that can be used in any classroom, from preschool/transitional kindergarten (TK) through high school. Curiosity Untamed can be adapted to be used in general education classes, independent study, Resource Specialist Programs, special education, afterschool programs, and more. As Curiosity Untamed was originally designed for groups with a wide range of ages, the program is ideal for combination classes and multi-classroom buddy activities.
Curiosity Untamed presents the unique opportunity to teach students subjects, skills, and character traits that may not be found in a traditional classroom, or strengthen the subjects already taught. The scout-like badges can be used as individual unit studies or combined together (for instance, the Origami badge can be taught alongside Japanese Culture, World Geography, or Paper Crafts). These can cover a single day or be used as a theme that may be followed for an entire week, month, or semester. With thousands of badges to choose from, the possibilities are as endless as your students’ interests.
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