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Tuesday, February 2 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Why Change? Making the Case for Design Thinking and Technology Integration in Schools

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How can we best prepare students to thrive in a rapidly changing world? What are the skills and competencies that students need to be effective citizens and empowered workers and business creators? What role do new technologies and new pedagogies play in preparing young people for their future? In this presentation we'll explore a series of effective arguments and stories for building stakeholder support--parents, teachers, businesses, and communities--for new initaitives around technology, making, and design thinking in schools. 

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Justin Reich

Co-Founder & Director of PK12, EdTechTeacher & MIT
Justin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher. He also currently serves as the Executive Director of the PK12 Initiative at MIT, a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning, a Lecturer in the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program, and a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Tuesday February 2, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm