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Video: Sugata Mitra's new experiments in self-teaching

In this video Indian education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education -- the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think about teaching.

Watch this video of Sugata Mitra.

Consider the following:

  • How have the student’s demonstrated self-regulation and responsibility?
  • How could you plan for learning in your classroom to enable your students to exercise self-regulation and responsibility?

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