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Pat McCotter

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Can kids teach themselves?
« on: September 05, 2008, 07:40 AM NHFT »

"If we wanted to we could easily and inexpensively jettison the old, stupid structures and help kids take an education rather than merely receive a schooling." - John Taylor Gatto, Harper's - Sept 2003

Can kids teach themselves?
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRb7_ffl2D0[/youtube]
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Rosie the Riveter

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Re: Can kids teach themselves?
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2008, 02:27 PM NHFT »

so cool!! Thanks for posting that Pat!
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Pat McCotter

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Re: Can kids teach themselves?
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2008, 07:52 AM NHFT »

You're welcome, Rosie!

FORA TV has something a little different from what I posted before.
Minimally Invasive Education through Social Play

Here is the research paper titled Acquisition of computing literacy on shared public computers: Children and the "hole in the wall" from Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2005.

And here is a Business Week interview with Sugata Mitra in March 2000.

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