TED Prize Winner Offers Audacious Vision for Re-inventing Education

March 5, 2013
Lydia Dobyns

Lydia Dobyns

This week, Sugata Mitra won the 2013 Ted Prize. Mitra dreams of schools in the cloud and Self Organizing Learning Environments as ways to nurture learning for every child on the planet.

Mitra’s audacious vision started as simple experiments plunking a computer inside a slum and a remote village and walking away to see what children with no access to education would do. He discovered that children taught themselves and helped each other, despite encountering website content that was in English, a language foreign to the children.

Click here to read the full blog at Huffington Post.