From Rosemary Leith, Founding Director of the World Wide Web Foundation. This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post.
Look out your window at the slum over the wall in New Delhi and imagine how you can change the way the world educates.
Armed with the world-changing practical philosophy of Internet pioneers before him that a computer can do anything you can imagine, Sugata Mitra is showing that if you pose a big question to children, give them access to the Web, they will self-organize and solve the problem. Mitra will now use the TED Prize money to build a School in the Cloud in India and disseminate SOLE toolkits for anyone in the world to initiate their own self-organized learning environments.