Beyond the Hole in the Wall: Discover the Power of Self-Organized Learning (Kindle Single) (TED Books)

Beyond the Hole in the Wall: Discover the Power of Self-Organized Learning (Kindle Single) (TED Books)

Sugata Mitra


Ten years in the past, educator Sugata Mitra and his colleagues cracked open a gap in a wall bordering an city slum in New Delhi, put in a networked notebook, and left it there for the neighborhood kids to freely discover. What they speedy observed of their ‘Hole within the Wall’ scan used to be that youngsters from essentially the most desperately negative components of the area may perhaps, with no guideline, fast learn the way the computer operated. the youngsters additionally freely collaborated with one another, exploring the area of high-tech on-line connectivity very easily. It used to be the dawning of Mitra’s advent to self-organized studying, and it is going to form the following decade of his examine. this crucial replace on Mitra’s groundbreaking paintings (which supplied the foundation for the Oscar-winning movie 'Slumdog Millionaire') bargains new learn and ideas that convey how self-directed studying could make children smarter and extra artistic. He additionally offers step by step guideline on tips on how to combine it into any school room. It’s a massive lesson which can reshape our faculties and reinvigorate our academic approach. With a foreword by way of Nicholas Negroponte, founding father of either MIT's Media Lab and the only computer according to baby organization.

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