Tag: Sugata Mitra

Sugata Mitra: Leave Kids Alone

Ramon Thomas /September 4, 2016

Mark Twain famously said that schooling should not be allowed to interfere with education and a number of people have tried to put this idea into practice. And yet secondary education in the way it’s structured and imparted hasn’t changed much since the 19th century. Does “old school” deserve the regard and respect we attach Continue Reading →

Mexico girl dubbed ‘the next Steve Jobs’

webmaster /November 4, 2013

Mexico City – Mexico has found a new heroine: A 12-year-old math whiz from a state plagued by drug violence who was dubbed “The Next Steve Jobs” by a US magazine. The youngest of eight children from a modest family, Paloma Noyola was thrown under the media spotlight since Wired magazine featured the black-haired girl Continue Reading →