Giving kids the freedom to learn…

These students in Matamoros, Mexico, didn’t have reliable Internet access, steady electricity, or much hope—until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential. Photo by Peter Yang

An interesting read on how kids can teach themselves using technology..
How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses

And some accompanying must-watch videos, by Prof Sugata Mitra, the guy who inspired the Mexican teacher in the above article.

So what is the role of teachers then, if kids maybe even learn better on their own? Flipped teaching might be the solution.

 

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