Justin Reich is the executive director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab, and a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning. He also is an affiliate of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and a lecturer in the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program, where he has taught 11.124 and 11.125. He was the inaugural Richard L. Menschel HarvardX Research Fellow at Harvard University, and he’s the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, a professional learning consultancy devoted to helping teachers leverage technology to create student-centered, inquiry-based learning environments. 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.
April 19, 2021
The Paradox of Pandemic Education: We Changed Everything to Be Mostly the Same. Can Connected Learning Offer a New Way Forward?
The efforts of teachers and other educators to completely transform our educational system over the past year have been nothing short of heroic. Since the earliest days of school shutdowns, teachers have...Categories: Digital Learning, Edtech
October 30, 2017
Three Myths About Education Technology and the Points of Light Beyond
Three powerful myths persist in our narratives around education technology. The first is that technology has the capacity to disrupt systems. For all the hope and hype that technologies can enable major...Categories: Edtech, Equity