This is a big video about making big changes in big spaces. It illustrates the value of full immersion in sensory play and exploration and not just for the under 5s.
Of particular interest is the language and analogies Heatherwick uses to express his concepts.
In an article, Children educate themselves IV: Lessons from Sudbury Valley, (that echoes quite a few of the thoughts of Dr Sugatra Mitra in his Hole in the wall work) - Peter Gray who specialises in developmental and evolutionary psychology writes convincingly in support of students teaching them...
Tags: play, curiosity, mitra, hole in the wall, self managed learning, sudbury valley school, peter gray