Resources‎ > ‎4.Education‎ > ‎Learning‎ > ‎

Sugata Mitra's new experiments in self-teaching

posted Feb 29, 2012, 11:26 AM by Rishi Gangoly   [ updated Feb 29, 2012, 11:27 AM by Shiv Hastawala ]

Indian 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.