Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they’re needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think about teaching.
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Nicaragua Quest is a project-based learning experience designed to engage students in the politics, history, and culture of Nicaragua through role-playing, and discussion.
In WHERE DID IT COME FROM?, host Michael Guillen investigates the similarities between modern technology and early practices of ancient civilizations. Exploring topics like warfare, agriculture, and medicine, Guillen works with experts in each field…Read this review at Commonsensemedia.org.
On National Geographic.com’s “Xpeditions,” The Mental Mapper Shows the use of mental maps to organize information in a spatial context. Illustrates how children and adults differ in the ways they map the same environments. Lesson plans for grades K-12…