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 From the blog of the great @henryjenkins : EdTech and Equity: An Interview with Justin Reich:… https://t.co/rH9KASIi5h 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr Two great pre-prints on open science out today! me and @Research_Tim on Open Educational Science… https://t.co/ZqdKdvSPQj 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr @cbokhove @Research_Tim We were thinking about a table of useful resources, or an appendix or something, this would be good... 2 days ago
Justin Reich Justin Reich @bjfr RT @Research_Tim: 7/ The future is Open. 2 days ago
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