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Is the Future of Education Really Sugata Mitra's 'School in the Cloud'?

Liz Dwyer

"There are two recent cultural inflection points you’d be wise to check out if you care about the future of education: the first is Sugata Mitra’s acceptance speech for receiving the TED Prize, in which he outlines his plan to “build a school in the cloud;” and the second is ed/tech writer Audrey Watters’ article warning of the potential consequences that could follow an uncritical acceptance of Mitra’s vision." But the question remains, which point of view is the right one?

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