Sunday, 24 March 2013

 Two years ago, Salman Khan took the stage at TED and completely upended my sense of what is possible when it comes to innovation around education. Yesterday Sugata Mitra did that again. This year's TED Prize winner doesn't just turn our current model of education on its head. He blows it completely out of the water.

What if, instead of transferring content from teacher to student, the role of the teacher was to provoke students with questions and to encourage but not directly instruct? Read more