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2013 TED Prize Winner Sugata Mitra

I have been very close to Education for many years, and now that practicing it as a profession is most probably in the past, I feel a lingering regret. Children are the humans with the most awe; to foster that with encouragement is one of the most rewarding experiences, no matter how brief. I’m so glad that Sugata won the TED 2013 prize of $1 Million to pioneer new learning environments. I can’t imagine anything more worthy than a program that brings encouragement to more children around the world. This was a great talk.

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 tedprize.org.

Watch this video on TED.com