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 @scot_o: Share your ideas, research & passions with a community of like-minded designers/researchers/educators at the 1st annual Connect… 19 hours ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @mizuko: *Please share* #CallforPapers now open for the 2018 Connected Learning Summit! Submit proposals for research papers, tech demos… 1 day ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @CaAl: Already published online last year, now officially in print (and OA):Our paper on the #FlippedClassroom. Spoiler: it's not the… 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr @nandito @edXOnline @mit_tsl Congrats! So glad to have you in the group! Thanks for all your contributions 3 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @nandito: I made it! I finished Launching Innovation in Schools on @edXOnline. An awesome course. Thank you @bjfr, @mit_tsl https://t.c 3 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr Reading blogs to learn: Seeking knowledge from a community of strangers https://t.co/8rL1kOnyxS via @educationweek 3 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @andre_spicer: A Finnish motivation poster https://t.co/AK5wiLFzbJ 4 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @bkeegan: When you build a whole economic sector with crypto-libertarian INTJ dudebros, conversations about public goods, collective act… 4 days ago
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Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr @CuriousDukes My time zone does nothing for me, stays in office regardless. Corrupt, no-show time zones must be thrown out! 5 days ago
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Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @eklopfer: Our new conference with MIT/UCI is officially open for proposals. Combines ideas from DML + GLS + Sandbox. Should be great.… 6 days ago