Ananya: A School on a Farm with no Textbooks and no Exams!

Children from various age groups and cultural backgrounds would sit together and share stories. They would talk about rain and cricket and flowers and thus started learning – contextual learning. There were no textbooks, only concepts which the children would themselves introduce without even knowing it. Dr. Rao recounted an…

School in the Cloud

School in the Cloud

“This schoolteacher wanted to do something positive for his village, which had no electricity, health care or primary education. Korakati is a remote village in one of the poorest parts of India, in the middle of a mangrove swamp. It’s hardly the place that most people would seek out to…

MIT Unleashes New Online Game

MIT Unleashes New Online Game for Math and Science

As the buzz around games and learning continues to grow, one particular subset — Massive Open Online (MMO) games — is catching the attention of educators as a particularly interesting way to encourage students to collaborate, problem solve, create and think for themselves within a game.

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