Article: Letting Fourth Graders Solve the World’s Problems | MindShift

July 11, 2012 § Leave a comment

Letting Fourth Graders Solve the World’s Problems | MindShift
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/07/letting-fourth-graders-solve-the-worlds-problems/

John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4′x5′ plywood board and lets his 4th-graders solve them. In this TED Talk, Hunter, who’s been named one of Time Magazine’s education activists for 2012, explains how his World Peace Game engages schoolkids, and why the complex lessons it teaches — spontaneous, and always surprising — go further than classroom lectures can.

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