Achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals

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Let's be the first generation to end poverty by 2015 with the United Nations' Eight Goal Millennium Campaign.
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What If - Millennium Development Goals Ending Poverty 2015

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Learning how kids teach themselves, then get out of the way

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TED.com featured Sugata Mitra Speaking at LIFT 2007 about the "Hole in the Wall" project -- Not Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, but kids in an Indian neighborhood figuring out (on their own) how to use a PC and mouse, and then teaching their friends. The fundamental underlying question, "How can traditional schools (especially those that are remote and without adequate resources) harness the immense power of children to teach one another?"

Sugata Mitra: Can kids teach themselves?

This fits in with the Millennium Development Goal No. 2. Universal Education, and the One Laptop Per Child program.



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