The Digital Divide and Open Technologies – new articles from Justin on EdTechResearcher

EdTechTeacher Founder, Justin Reich, continues to write about the growing equity issues in educational technology and the perceived value of Open Education Resources. In response to a front page article in the New York Times depicting young men of color as “freaks” …

Transforming Classrooms Through Technology – Justin’s Recent Articles for Education Week

EdTechTeacher Founder, Justin Reich, writes regularly for Education Week through his blog, EdTechResearcher. For the past few weeks, he has focused on the transformative power of technology as well as what actual change looks like. In MaKey MaKey Makes the World Your …

iPads & Wikis – Digital Collaboration from Justin & Greg

At EdTechTeacher, when we talk about creating student-centric learning environments, we like to encourage educators to find creative ways to allow students to communicate and collaborate both in person as well as online. This week, Co-Founder Justin Reich presented Are Great Wikis …

Media Literacy, Common Sense, & Teaching Technology – reports from Justin

On Thursday, April 19th, EdTechTeacher Co-Founder, Justin Reich was a guest on WBUR – Boston Public Radio. After ‘Kony 2012,’ Students Eager To Learn About Central Africa brought together a team of educators to discuss the impact of the documentary on their …

From Hewlett’s OER Meeting to AERA – new thoughts from Justin Reich

Since EdTechTeacher Co-Founder, Justin Reich, moved his blog to Education Week on April 9th, he’s been writing prolifically.  Here are some highlights and insights from the past week. Massive Online Courses Create Bragging Rights for Universities, and Other Insights From Hewlett’s OER Meeting …

Co-Director, Justin Reich, moves EdTechResearcher to Education Week

This week, Justin’s blog, EdTechResearcher, is moving to Education Week. The mission of the blog has been to create a space at the intersection of research and practice: by translating research findings into plain language or raising research questions out of the triumphs and …

The State of Wiki Usage in U.S. K-12 Schools – from Justin Reich

For Immediate Release from EdTechTeacher Co-Director, Justin Reich (also at http://www.edtechresearcher.com/2012/02/the-state-of-wiki-usage-in-u-s-k-12-schools/) I’m very pleased to announce that the first report from my research project, the Distributed Collaborative Learning Communities project, is published in this month’s issue of Educational Researcher, the flagship journal of the …

Changing Cultures – Justin’s Presentations in Singapore

As mentioned earlier in the week, EdTechTeacher’s Tom Daccord and Justin Reich are currently in Singapore as part of the Educators in Residence Program. The slides below are from two of Justin’s most recent presentations. Next week, Tom will be leading workshops …