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Sugata Mitra : Help me design a School in the Cloud!

Geplaatst 13 mei 2013 14:51 door Jan Kraaijenbrink

Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other --
 using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE), and learn more at

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“My wish is to help design the future of learning by supporting children all over the world to tap into their innate sense of wonder and work together. Help me build the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can embark on intellectual adventures by engaging and connecting with information and mentoring online. I also invite you, wherever you are, to create your own miniature child-driven learning environments and share your discoveries.”


Recruit technology, architecture, creative, and educational partners to help design and build the School in the Cloud, a physical building in India, designed to try out a range of cloud-based, scalable approaches to self-directed learning.

Contribute to the global network of educators and retired teachers who can support and engage the children through the web.

Engage communities, parents, schools and afterschool programs worldwide, to transform the way kids learn, by sharing the Self Organized Learning Environment’s (SOLE) toolkit, how-to videos, and educational resources.

Work with the TED community to implement various controlled experiments in the School in the Cloud laboratory in India.

Gather feedback from the School in the Cloud laboratory and the global community of SOLE educators to help shape the future of learning. The feedback will be used to create a blueprint, free for others to copy and scale, and a web-based public commons of educational resources.

The Sundance Institute | TED Prize Filmmaker Award
The award will grant a filmmaker $125,000 for a short documentary film project about Sugata and his wish. Proposals will be accepted March 1st through Apr 15, 2013. The winning proposal will be announced at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh. More about Sundance Institute and TED »