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In 1999 Sugata Mitra and his colleagues dug a hole in a wall

In 1999 Sugata Mitra and his colleagues dug a hole in a wall


Before the Hole in the Wall: A Q&A with TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra | TED Blog

Sugata Mitra's TED talks

Ten years ago, educator Sugata Mitra and his colleagues cracked open a hole in a wall ...

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'Hole in the Wall' Wins Indian Educator $1 Million TED Prize

Kids at the Korakati School in the Cloud investigate the questions that matter to them online

Sugata-Mitra-and-kids. Sugata Mitra carved a hole in a wall ...

Sugata Mitra

Sugata Mitra realized that, a group of kids left alone with a computer, can

EducationWorld Expert Keynotes - Sugata Mitra - YouTube

2013 TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra is an educator who helps kids learn to teach themselves. Here are 5 talks that align with his vision of education's ...

Episode 6 of TED Talks India: Nayi Soch. A brand new TED Talks series in Hindi hosted by Shah Rukh Khan.

Sugata Mitra TED Prize update: Preview the School in the Cloud documentary — and a

Students in the lab learn, via the School in the Cloud web platform. Microsoft

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DLD 2008

The School in the Cloud in Korakati, India, is the first constructed from the

Sugata Mitra's talk, in cartoon form

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Education legend Sir Ken Robinson picked the talks he loves — all full of insight, bright ideas and, of course, creativity.

Chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam knows that great educational media can be nothing short of explosive. Strap on your goggles and watch his top picks.

Sugata Mitra shares his 5 favorite talks about education

Unstoppable Learning

Generation Tomorrow - Sugata Mitra, Zeitgeist Europe 2013

Let Learning Happen - Sugata Mitra at European Zeitgeist 2011

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Generation Tomorrow - Sugata Mitra, Zeitgeist Europe 2013 - Clip

Bett 2016 - Professor Sugata Mitra - YouTube

A look at the room before use.

STEM Interview: Sugata Mitra - Professor of Educational Technology

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... University's School of Education, Communication and Life Sciences led by Sugata Mitra. In 1999, Sugata Mitra and his colleagues dug a hole in a wall ...

Madhumita Murgia: How data brokers sell your identity

A group of students explores a question at the Killingworth School in the Cloud.

All over the world, there's growing consensus that our education systems are broken. These educators share big ideas on how we might re-imagine school.

Digital Guru Shiva J. Maharaj SOLE Sugata Mitra

TED News in Brief: Wired profiles Sugata Mitra, while Andrew Bird plays a concert

Katie Bouman is part of an international team of astronomers that's creating the world's largest telescope to take the very first picture of a black hole.

Education revolution

Fabio Pacucci: Could the Earth be swallowed by a black hole?

5 Times Boston Dynamics Robots Really Creeped Us OutMashable.com

In 1999, Sugata Mitra and his colleagues dug a hole in a wall bordering an

Every star, black hole, human being, smartphone and atom are all constantly pulling on each other due to one force: gravity. So why don't we feel pulled in ...

The learning lab has both computer stations and an area for group discussion.

Technology and parenting


Ian Strange: Home is where the art is

Flying to LAX

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Highway Drama


Erica Wides from Let's Get Real Show proceeded to take the TEDxBerkeley crowd into the world of "real food," versus processed food, which has become the ...

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Visionary educationalist Professor Sugata Mitra – celebrated winner of the $1 million TED Prize for his pioneering use of technology to educate children ...

Whoever is available goes down to the fabrication area and we socialize, drink beer and make stuff. It is the Inventables equivalent of eating our own dog ...


Beginning with The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster has tried to show kids how to maneuver out of the Doldrums, a place where there is nothing to do and ...

I started with her TED talk and then moved to her book: The Gifts of Imperfection -- oh such a compelling title in a country that deems itself more perfect ...

6 A White Knight from a Lewis Chess Set (replica) playing the role of the Object - the purpose, motivation and idea behind the activity in the system ...

Rex Lokeni watches as the 'Ōiwi TV crew lift off the drone from the rear solar panels. (Doug Herman)


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At each TED I get new ideas, fresh perspective, and the opportunity to bump into people that I don't see in my day to day routine. Here are some highlights:

Elon is the driving force behind SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and Solar City. Chris asked him if there is anything we can learn from how Elon operates.

Laser Cutter

It has taken 8 years. Maybe it has taken 18. I have in one vast loop gone from linear to interactive.

Father Huddleston With Children

The Truman Show - Entrance to Dome

View from the rainforest of the spa area.

It's also eerily similar to a passage in Faulkner's novel Sartoris, in which he wrote, “From the gate the cinder-packed drive rose in a grave curve between ...


Jack Wilson (1896-1992) talks briefly about his few weeks military training at RAF Hastings in May/June 1918. Features several of his photographs from these ...

Human cyber security weak link

Dr. Antonio Damasio, a behavioral neurobiologist at the University of Southern California who has studied the neural systems behind memory for years, ...


Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering Gameplay Demo

Google Wants to Enable the Amateur Etymologist in All of Us

postcards from the present

Why Milo's Sunrises Are a Symphony of Color in The Phantom Tollbooth

The bed on these machines can hold a 12x24 piece of material making our entire acrylic selection available for use.

View of the Tropical Sea.

I find that far more is achieved by being positive and 'can do' without being overly enthusiastic to the point ...

Ralph Baer's electronic toy was an instant hit and remains in production today. ( National Museum of American History)

These are more of a tongue and cheek version of the apocalyptic image shown in a previous post. They depict a number of image from the panoramics of the ...

The Making of Modern Australia

The crew packet paperwork states that the diet tends to be high fat and low fiber, and that constipation is likely. (Doug Herman)