• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    Introduction by Luis Figueroa
  • 00:15    |    
    What has changed in education along the years?
  • 03:41    |    
    Since technology is the new way of learning, what is the perspective of teachers?
  • 04:38    |    
    Do you feel comfortable with the title "teacher"?
  • 05:16    |    
    During school days, did you have a favorite teacher?
  • 05:43    |    
    What does "schools enable empires" mean?
  • 07:15    |    
    Which are the main challenges for today's educators?
    • Curriculum
    • Pedagogy
    • Assessment
  • 11:15    |    
    What would be your advice for a person who wants to become an educator for freedom?
  • 12:20    |    
    Final words
  • 12:26    |    
    Final credits

How to Become an Educator for Freedom

New Media  | 19 de enero de 2015  | Vistas: 51

Sugata Mitra talks about how education has evolved along the years. In the beginning of evolution, knowledge was acquired through observation or experience; later it was transferred to others through writing, and today knowledge is everywhere. Mitra discusses the challenges for educators and the need of reexamination of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment due to the constant change of information. Finally, he explains that the role of an educator for freedom is not to provide answers, but to ask questions that will help students find them everywhere else.


Sugata is professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education,…


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