How can children learn in places where there are no schools? Educator and architect Nicholas Negroponte reminds us of the differences between formal and informal education and the technological changes that now allow people to think differently about thinking and cognitive development.
Nicholas Negroponte is an American architect best known as the founder and
Chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, and also known as the founder of the One Laptop per Child Association (OLPC).
Nicholas Negroponte describes a project where tablet computers were dropped into villages without instructions and children were able to teach themselves to read English by playing with preloaded games and apps.