29 April 2009

Ramji Raghavan ~ Agastya Mobile Science Labs

On Tuesday May 5th Ramji Raghavan, founder of Agastya International Foundation is visiting MIT. Ramji provides creative, hands-on education to poor children and teachers -- education that's quite distinct from the dominant theoretical, rote-based learning -- and is instead hands-on science which sparks curiosity and engages children in creative thinking and inquiry. In addition to working with a wide net of scientists and engineers on learning modules, they have a mobile Science Lab that they take around to schools...

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