Just in case you end up having this discussion with your students. 🙂
The object is cool, but the lesson regarding the origins of the kilogram is awesome. This is a math & science lesson just waiting to happen.
Sugata Mitra’s premise is that, when it comes to education, “it is about letting it happen” and a curriculum of big questions. What if teachers only asked questions and stood back to admire the answers? Lots to think about here.
When I think about my own career, I can certainly recognize the truths at the core of this talk. I gave up my role as “sage on the stage” for one of “guide on the side” long ago. But I am still refining my mix. How about you?
Teachers? Home school parents? What do you think of the ideas outlined in the video above?