Justin Reich

Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. He is the executive director of the Teaching Systems Lab 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 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. Justin is an alumni of the Fellows program at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.

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.

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Justin Reich
Justin Reich @bjfr
Arlington, MA edtechresearcher.com
Asst. Prof in Comparative Media Studies at MIT https://t.co/Lq38Der7EU | Teaching Systems Lab @mitSTEPlab https://t.co/8Wl8L6k3UT | Founder @edtechteacher21 |
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Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @noraneus: Candles instead of torches. This is Charlottesville. https://t.co/f31QHpXlMi 2 hours ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr @ilana_horn @jonbecker @audreywatters There should be way more in class time for doing the work, if the model is wo… https://t.co/K0ZuaTG8q3 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr @ilana_horn @jonbecker @audreywatters But I don't think there are reviews of flipping approaches systematic enough… https://t.co/PAgLPeLCXq 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr @ilana_horn @jonbecker @audreywatters There was a report about flipping that Harvard didn't release that also showe… https://t.co/GNYPmb83ND 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr @ilana_horn @jonbecker @audreywatters That theme appears regularly in the case studies I've read. See here https://t.co/NqXcTcy8G5 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr @jblyberg Canada? George R? Mistassini? Whenever she is, total BA... 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @lovebscott: The man who pushed his fiancé out of the way from #Charlotteville driver, attended a service for #HeatherHeyer, who was kil… 3 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @MIT: A letter to the MIT community from President Reif on the recent events at #Charlottesville: https://t.co/biMmmShBNb https://t.co/Z 3 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr Sharing work from @mit_tsl : Playful Practice: Designing the Future of Teacher Learning. Sept. 7, 5pm @mit_cmsw https://t.co/MkPkl8jR8U 3 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @Mr_Sondgeroth: This is such a fun group of teachers to work with! Loving my time here today with @doucetteb @EdTechTeacher21 #dpvils ht… 3 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @sivavaid: I am sorry. I was wrong about how I handled the Nazi attack on #Charlottesville https://t.co/h1VcmJJgdz 4 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @choo_ek: 1/ We've got a lot of white nationalists in Oregon. So a few times a year, a patient in the ER refuses treatment from me becau… 4 days ago