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Education: Sugata Mitra accepts the TED Prize at TED2013

Sugata Mitra and Ken Robinson

Sugata Mitra and Ken Robinson

A school in the cloud: Sugata Mitra accepts the TED Prize at TED2013

 It’s a question on so many minds: what will the future of education look like?

Video: Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity  It’s something Sir Ken Robinson has asked for decades. And tonight in Session 3 of TED2013, Robinson got the opportunity to announce the winner of the 2013 TED Prize, someone who has a bold answer.

“So many kids are disengaged from education and there’s a tendency to confuse testing with learning,” says Robinson in his introduction. “What drives learning is curiosity, questioning … What fires people up to learn is having their mind opened up by possibilities.”               Continue reading

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