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School in the Cloud

Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE).

What happens when 5th graders run the classroom

What Happens When 5th Graders Run the Classroom: A SOLE in Action

Eleven-year-old running a classroom? That could sound outlandish to some elementary school teachers, but not to Joe Jamison, or “Mr. J” as he is affectionately called by his fifth-grade students at Lawrence Intermediate School in central New Jersey. “I learn from my kids,” says Mr. J,

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…