Tuesday, 2 September 2008

Can Kid's teach themselves?

Well, it's 5pm and I have just come from a VC meeting with the other ePrincipals. Quite a few items on the agenda including collaboration regarding course offerings for 2009. It's clear that our students' needs are not being met, so we need to see how we can improve that.

Watched a good video clip today from TED.
See Below.

Sugata Mitra: Can kids teach themselves?
Speaking at LIFT 2007, Sugata Mitra talks about his "Hole in the Wall" project. Young kids in this project figured out how to use a PC on their own -- and then taught other kids. Given this, he asks, what else can children teach themselves and each other? Watch this talk >>

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