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Inspire Curiosity

How Do We Inspire Curiosity?

At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, we’re committed to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. Our dedication to lifelong learning drives us to share information, promote education, and celebrate exploration, whether in the form of an eBook, an app, or a Webinar.

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Inspire Curiosity

We founded the HMH Curiosity Community on the idea that quality content supported by good communication and intelligent discussion can enrich our understanding of our selves and our world. Membership is free and you can choose to participate as often as you like. It all depends on what interests you.

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Become a Curiosity Seeker and experience our commitment for yourself. Simply click the Join Us button, fill out a brief form, and we’ll deliver free resources via email to inspire creativity and discovery in your life. Aren’t you curious?

Upcoming Events

Carol Jago

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Cultivating Curiosity with Poetry

Carol Jago

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 2PM ET/11AM PT

Duration: 60 Minutes

Carol Jago is an HMH contributing author and nationally known Lecturer, past President of the National Council of Teachers of English, an active member of the California Association of Teachers of English, and has also served on the planning committee for the 2009 NAEP Framework and the 2011 NAEP Writing Framework.

Michael Dispezio

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Flipping the Paradigm—Turning Blooms Taxonomy Upside Down

Michael DiSpezio

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 2PM ET/11AM PT

Duration: 60 Minutes

HMH contributing author Michael DiSpezio is a renaissance educator who segued from the research laboratory of a Nobel Prize winner to the K–12 science classroom. Over the past two decades, DiSpezio has developed supplementary material for organizations and programs that include PBS's Scientific American Frontiers, Discover Magazine®, and the Discovery Channel. To all his projects, he brings his extensive background in science and his expertise in classroom teaching at the elementary, middle, and high school.

Mary Ellen Vogt

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Using Cliff-Hanging Texts to Ignite Students’ Comprehension

MaryEllen Vogt

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 2PM ET/11AM PT

Duration: 60 Minutes

MaryEllen Vogt is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Education at California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Vogt has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, special education specialist, curriculum coordinator, and university teacher educator, and served as president of the International Reading Association. Her research interests include improving comprehension in the content areas, teacher change and development, and content literacy and language acquisition for English learners.

Regina Hellinger

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Discovering Your Compelling Life Purpose

Regina Hellinger

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2PM ET/11AM PT

Duration: 60 Minutes

Life balance expert Regina Hellinger leads engaging, insightful presentations that prompt attendees to consider things from different perspectives.