Technology in Education
Deputy Secretary Madeleine Kunin spoke about how technology can be utilized in education. She emphasized the need for partnership between the information industry and the educational system to broaden access to knowledge for all students. Bill Gates spoke how computers can be used as educational tools. He emphasized that they allow teaching on a more individual level than ever before. He also outlined how some schools are beginning to utilized computer learning and the most likely changes in computer technology over the next few years. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. Judith Renyi spoke about the grant program to fund technology acquisitions in schools. This program marked the start of a trial program between the Department of Education, Microsoft and the National Foundation for the Improvement of Education to increase technology education in schools. Mr. Gates is donating the profits from his book The Road Ahead to fund the program. close
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Bill Gates Chief Executive Officer Microsoft
Madeleine M. Kunin Deputy Secretary Department of Education
Leo O'Donovan President Georgetown University
- Judith Renyi Director National Found. for Improvement of Educ.
- Georgetown UniversityGeorgetown University
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