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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

Assistant Professor in Comparative Media Studies and Director at MIT Teaching Systems Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. He is an assistant professor in the comparative media studies/writing department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a faculty associate of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet... Read More →

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