MDD

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Educational Provocation


“So,” Juárez Correa said, “what do you want to learn?”

This article on Wired (link) on how a radical teaching technique is producing results in disadvantaged settings; it suggests that the basic provision of computing resources, that is, the essential hardware and software for running the machines, coupled with educational materials like encyclopaedia, specialised software and information sources, produces sufficient conditions for people, especially children, to learn effectively in a self-directed manner.