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Village Kids Teach Themselves English With Tablets

April 18, 2013
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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.

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