How One Edtech Chief Helps Fairness

James Batson lately acquired the Revolutionary Expertise Director Award at Tech & Studying’s current at Tech & Studying’s Innovative Leader awards in Illinois for his work selling accessible know-how in Fenton Neighborhood Excessive Faculty District 100 in Illinois.  

Batson, is an Ed.D and the director of know-how for the Illinois district in Bensenville, a suburb of Chicago. For Batson, being modern isn’t about discovering a silver bullet. “It’s not looking for that new shiny gadget and deploying it and hoping it does one thing,” he says. ”It is the way you thoughtfully and creatively use issues which can be obtainable to the fullest extent.” 

Edtech Fairness: Supporting Inclusivity with Tech

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Fenton Neighborhood Excessive Faculty District 100 is a majority minority and Title 1 district with greater than 50% of scholars qualifying for the Nationwide Faculty Lunch Program. Nevertheless, the college presents a variety of superior placement programs and was named the 2019 Nationwide AP District of the 12 months by the School Board.