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4 inspiring kids imagine the future of learning4 inspiring kids imagine the future of learning

Posted By Jamia Wilson

After more than 13 years of research convinced him that children have the ability to learn almost anything on their own, 2013 TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra aspires to shape the future of learning by building a School in the Cloud, helping kids “tap into their innate sense of wonder.” In the spirit of Mitra’s […]


Adora Svitak on TED.com

Posted By Matthew Trost

Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to teach. (Recorded at TED2010, February 2010 in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 8:13) Watch Adora Svitak’ talk on TED.com, […]