Sugata Mitra’s Ideas in Practice

After my previous post ‘The Culture Show meets Sugata Mitra’ I have been interested in finding examples of how his ideas have been put into practice. One  example is described on Dan Stucke’s blog:

http://www.danielstucke.com/2010/slumdog-pythagoras-minimally-invasive-education

He set his Year 7 class a challenge by asking ‘Who was Pythagoras?’ and asking them to find the length of one side of a triangle made up of a wall, floor and ladder.  For the full account read his post ‘Slumdog Pythagoras – Minimally Invasive Education’

After my previous post ‘The Culture Show meets Sugata Mitra’ I have been interested in finding examples of how his ideas have been put into practice. One excellent example is described on Dan Stucke’s blog http://www.mrstucke.com

He set his Year 7 class a challenge by asking ‘Who was Pythagoras?’ and asking them to find the length of one side of a triangle made up of wall, floor and ladder.  For a full account read his post ‘Slumdog Pythagoras – Minimally Invasive Education‘

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E learning consultant in the North East interested in teaching and learning, innovation and new technologies
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