Minding Our Language

Our tendency to over promise the impact of ICT … March 13th is Digital Learning Day in the United States where “all teachers, librarians, media specialists, principals, parents, community members, and administrators from public, private, charter, and home-school settings” are asked to “try something new on Digital Learning Day and share what they learned”. It sounds like a good idea, particularly giving all those involved in education “permission” to try…

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Craig Barrett’s views on Ireland’s need to create a world class education system

Craig Barrett, the former chairman of Intel Corporation, was in Ireland last week and spoke at an event in the Royal Irish Academy.  On Saturday morning, February 13th 2010, he shared his views with John Kenny on the Marianne Finucane  Show (click to download the interview) in relation to the need for Ireland to create a world class education system. Mr. Barrett stepped down from his role as Chairman of…

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