Is Personalized Learning the Real Key to Solving Equity Issues? Jim Shelton’s 2016 iNACOL Keynote


Is personalized learning the real key to solving equity issues?

That was a question that Jim Shelton, President of Education for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), provided thoughts on this past Thursday at the iNACOL conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Given the number of roles Shelton has held—President & Chief Impact Officer of 2U, Inc., Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, and the Program Director for Education at the Gates Foundation, to name a few—Shelton can speak to how various organizations and thought leaders feel about this question. But for this keynote, which EdSurge captured on this week’s podcast, Shelton chose to instead focus on the educators, and how educators can unlock human potential and promote equity through “transformative personalized learning.”

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