"This is our chance for a reboot, a chance to put learning and vision at the heart of the adoption of a new technology."
- Justin Reich
Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. His book iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption and Curation to Creation explores differentiated, purposeful learning that helps develop the real-world skills students need for success in college and the global workplace.
Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. He is the executive director of the PreK-12 Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning, and a lecturer in the Scheller Teacher Education Program. He is also a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, a professional learning consultancy devoted to helping teachers leverage technology to create student-centered, inquiry-based learning environments. He was previously the Richard L. Menschel HarvardX Research Fellow, where he led the initiative to study large-scale open online learning through the HarvardX Initiative, and a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He earned his doctorate from Harvard University, where he created the Distributed Collaborative Learning Communities project, a Hewlett Foundation funded initiative to examine how social media are used in K-12 classrooms. He writes the EdTechResearcher blog for Education Week, and his writings have appeared in Science, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Educational Researcher, the Washington Post, Inside Higher Ed, the Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. Justin started his career teaching wilderness medicine, and later taught high school world history and history electives, and coached wrestling and outdoor activities.
Sep 28-29: Nord Anglia Education Conference
Nov 5-7: EdTech Summit; “Four Shifts for the Future” “Playful Rehearsal – Teacher Practice Spaces”