Fri., May 3, 2013 12:45pm (EDT)

Unstoppable Learning
By NPR/TED Staff
Updated: 1 year ago

Babies and young children are "already about as smart as they could possibly be."
Babies and young children are "already about as smart as they could possibly be."
"It's not about making learning happen. It's about letting it happen." Sugata Mitra

Learning is an integral part of human nature. But why do we as adults assume learning must be taught, tested and reinforced? Why do we put so much effort into making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the ways babies and children learn, from the womb to the playground to the Web.


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