The child-driven education
Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education -- the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think about teaching.
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Educational researcher Sugata Mitra is the winner of the 2013 TED Prize. His wish: Build a School in the Cloud, where children can explore and learn from one another.
Joshua Davis | Wired, October 15, 2013 | Article
Sugata Mitra | Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence, August 2009 | Article
Sugata Mitra, et al. | Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2008 | Article
Sugata Mitra, et al. | Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2005 | Article
Sugata Mitra and Vivek Rana | British Journal of Educational Technology, March 2001 | Article
Kurien Philip and Sugata Mitra | Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 2012 | Article
UNESCO, 2013 | Watch