If you watch the TED video you will get amazed by what Sugata Mitra discovered. I was quite touched and I am going to use Prof. Mitra’ suggestion in my new project.
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 (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tedtalks/sugata-mitra-the-child-dr_b_708043.html).
“If the world belongs to our children then why don’t we just give it to them” was the title of Sugata Mitra’s talk at the Big Ideas Fest during the opening of the conference.
According to Dr. Mitra, Of the 1 billion children on Earth.
- 50 million have ample resources
- 200 million have adequate resources
- 750 million have inadequate resources.
To this Dr. Mitra added, “There are places in every country where, good schools cannot be built and good teachers cannot or do not want to go.” His solution was…
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