Jul 21, 2010

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Using computers to teach children with no teacher

A 10-year experiment that started with Indian slum children being given access to computers has produced a new concept for education.

Professor Sugata Mitra has watched the children teach themselves – and others – how to use the machines and gather information. Follow up experiments suggest children around the world can learn complex tasks quickly with little supervision.

via Link: BBC News – Using computers to teach children with no teachers.

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