Sugata Mitra on Child-driven Education.

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Laurie Hansen.]

Sugata Mitra talks on TED about his experiments on learning and education.  Mitra also asks, “Can Tamil-speaking 12 year-old children in a South Indian village teach themselves Biotechnology in English on their own?”  Watch this and see! 

http://www.ted.com/talks/sugata_mitra_the_child_driven_education.html

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One response to “Sugata Mitra on Child-driven Education.

  1. To me, this TED talk brilliantly demonstrates what constructivism asks educators to believe and practice: That students can most definitely construct meaning and knowledge when there is interest. Cultivating interest, I think, is one of the educator’s key goals.

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