• How do I help students become autodidacts, as a class?
    • Start themselves
    • Ask each other questions
    • Teach each other
    • Answer their own questions

Related Resources

Sugata Mitra
The Self-Directed Learning Handbook: Challenging Adolescent Students to Excel by Maurice Gibbons
William Kamkwamba, Kelvin Doe, Today's Learners, Change the World in 5 Minutes - Everyday at School,
Peeragogy &
Caine's Arcade
Are they Students or are they Learners? by David Warlick
Technology to Empower SDL from the Web by Kirill Kireyev
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