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TED Prize Winner Sugata Mitra on “child-driven learning environments”: Tapping into children’s innate sense of wonder and work together – A learning lab for India

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Video | Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud – TED video talk

Educational researcher Dr. Sugata Mitra’s “Hole in the Wall” experiments have shown that, in the absence of supervision or formal teaching, children can teach themselves and each other, if they’re motivated by curiosity and peer interest. In 1999, Mitra and … Continue reading

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School in the cloud: Children with mentors on the other side of the world

Alison Gee BBC World Service [Magazine], BBC 25 April 2014 | Read the full report >> Five years ago, an Indian schoolboy struck up an unlikely friendship with a retired teacher in London – and with her help he is … Continue reading

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