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Sugata Mitra shares his 5 favorite talks about education

Sugata Mitra shares his 5 favorite talks about education

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Sugata Mitra’s bold efforts towards advancing learning earned him the first-ever $1 million dollar TED Prize. At TED2013, Sugata asked the global TED community to make his dream come true by helping him build a “School in the Cloud,” where kids can tap into their innate sense of wonder and work together. Since Sugata is []

TED Weekends asks: What is at the heart of education?

TED Weekends asks: What is at the heart of education?

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Where does education go from here? On Tuesday, Sugata Mitra accepted the 2013 TED Prize and offered a bold wish for the world: that we encourage children to explore questions about our world in self-organized learning environments. He proposed the founding of a School in the Cloud based in India, and encouraged TED community members, []

Sugata Mitra’s talk, in cartoon form

Sugata Mitra’s talk, in cartoon form

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Many of you have already watched Sugata Mitra’s TED Prize talk, posted on TED.com earlier today, calling for the building of the School in the Cloud. Others of you may have read our written recap of his talk. And now we get the talk, rendered by an artist, cartoon-style. This visualization of Mitra’s talk was []

#SugataMitra is trending: Twitter reacts to the 2013 TED Prize reveal

#SugataMitra is trending: Twitter reacts to the 2013 TED Prize reveal

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Following a rousing introduction from Sir Ken Robinson, education innovator Sugata Mitra accepted the first-ever $1 million TED Prize at TED2013. As soon as the TED Prize winner’s identity was revealed, the Twittersphere buzzed about Sugata’s vision for the future of learning. People around the world answered Sugata’s invitation to help reinvent the way kids []