Is the "School in the Cloud" the Future of Learning?

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Schools, the way they're currently constructed, are not needed anymore, says educational researcher Sugatra Mitra, founder of Hole in the Wall project in India and winner of the 2013 TED Prize. At his recent TED talk asked the following provocative question: Is knowing obsolete? Sugatra made the following request: help him design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore, go on intellectual adventures, and learn from each other -- using resources and mentoring from the cloud.