Watch Sugata Mitra’s TED Talk, « New Experiments in Self-teaching », and share it with a minimum of two colleagues/friends:

  • One for whom you are certain this content will resonate strongly.
  • And another who might have a different view.

Here are some questions for reflection and conversation, on your own and with your colleagues:

  • What is your initial reaction to what he has to say? Why?
  • What is the role of the teacher here?
  • Does this have any affect on your practice? What is it?

Do you want to continue the conversation about the ideas found here?

Follow Sugata Mitra on Twitter: @sugatam

Read this critical article called The Sugata Mitra Debate.