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How 12 year olds figured out Biotech intracies on their own: Sugata Mitra and “Hole in the Wall”

Sugata Mitra is a Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, England. He has done “Hole in the Wall” Experiments where when he left computers alone with kids in villages, after some months he found them having perfected the process of browsing on their own .. without outside help! He has since done many astonishing and incredible experiments, which point to a certain future of learning. Here he shares his wish and hope.

His wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE),

 

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