I'm sure a lot of you saw this as it was a very popular TED video but in case you have not - take a minute as it will be worth your time. First, a trailer for the documentary of John Hunter's class:
Then, for context, his TED talk:
And lastly check out http://www.worldpeacegame.org where you can purchase the documentary with an educators guide!
I had not seen this, so thank you for posting it. This is the type of teaching/learning we all seek.
Jill - glad you liked it - this is certainly the idea!