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Tanay Gahlot

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Lets contribute to create an error-free model of school.

90% of the people i meet blame their failure to education system. While other 10% thank teachers, peer who played an important role in success. This means education system and learning environment really plays a crucial part in determining success and failure. Now clearly above 10% were lucky as they found good source of inspiration. But everybody aint so lucky.

Tedster are most intelligent people on the planet earth with a motto "Making world a better place to live". Lets model a system of education which is reachable, affordable and effective. A system that helps foster creativity. Such a far reaching system is simply not possible if we dont have a common medium through which the best academic provide teach billions of people across the globe. Let not the good education to be limited to posh high school or universities like MIT, Harvard, IIT......Education is a basic right that should be available to everybody.

Just think about it a place on internet where you could login just like Facebook, not to play fish games but educate ourself. Learn what we love. Learn from best people on the subject. Talk and collaborate with people who are genuinely interested on topic they are learning. Build interesting projects using internet tools like Google Sketch up! Clear our doubts, One on one with local faculty member.

Discuss the possibility of this idea, contribute your valuable advice and above all fill this questionnaire


which will help me make my dream of education utopia a reality.

Contribute to this conversation and make world a better place to live

I will start working on this project from 17 April. I request interested people who are willing to work with me for a better tomorrow to email me. Lets join hands to revolutionize education.


Topics: education

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    Mar 16 2011: Tanay, I believe you described TED in you last paragraph. That said, I do believe the way forward is education which is available and appropriate to all. What is in fact the point of making a young person spend twelve years in school learning things they will never use (not all I know) I truly believe it is your generation that has the opportunity to create this learning platform.
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      Mar 17 2011: Yes exactly, but the only difference will be that it would be better than TED in many ways(I am not being cocky but its quite natural that one has to do better than what older generation did). It would contain a plethora of information in video, text, animation and above all tools to foster creativity so that users could not only learn but apply what they learnt(Hands on learning).

      I guarantee you that such type of school would revolutionize education, the way we learn.
      But as moon isn't perfect, my models has some flaw which i could not see but you can.
      Please let me know if any.
      I want it to be perfect so that future generation will get what they deserve!

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