TED Blog: How Can We Teach Our Kids To Be Smarter And More Creative? @PSFK
Ten years ago, educator Sugata Mitra and his colleagues cracked open a hole in a wall bordering an urban slum in New Delhi, installed a networked PC, and left it there for the local children to freely explore. What they quickly saw in their ‘Hole in the Wall’ experiment was that kids from one of the most desperately poor areas of the world could, without instruction, quickly learn how the PC operated.
via PSFK: http://www.psfk.com/2012/01/ted-creative-kids-smarter.html#ixzz1l2ZYSXPC