Originally published on March 7, 2013
If it was up to me to re-invent the classroom of the future. Then:
Seems like the audience were more receptive to a blog-post/idea such as the one highlighted above.
Update September 2013
I just noticed this on Stanford University's Facebook page. Stanford's campus in Bangalore, India. hmm
Update September 15, 2014
Teachers:I've had some time to think about the pivotal role that teachers play. I think, if anything the world needs more teachers. That being said, I think that the role that a teacher would play. That role needs to get diversified and take different forms. I think that the fundamental role of a teacher should be to:
a) Encourage learning
b) Answer questions when a student gets stuck.
This can be accomplished by virtue of curating content that is readily available (online) and in different formats. So the students then have the ability to absorb the content as they deem fit.