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Sugata Mitra

Is the “School in the Cloud” the Future of Learning?

Schools, the way they’re currently constructed, are not needed anymore, says educational researcher Sugatra Mitra, founder of Hole in the Wall project in India and winner of the 2013 TED Prize. At his recent TED talk asked the following provocative question: Is knowing obsolete? Sugatra made the following request: help him design the School in … Continue reading Is the “School in the Cloud” the Future of Learning? →

Work or Fun? The Future School Day Blurs the Boundary

When kids are having fun, they don’t even realize they’re working. The learning process happens organically: curiosity is piqued, and their quest to learn is turned on like a light switch. Off they go. Dr. Sugata Mitra’s vision of the future school day revolves around the flip of that switch. And everything in his experience, … Continue reading Work or Fun? The Future School Day Blurs the Boundary →

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