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Iterate: The Secret To Innovation In Schools-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.33

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

Iterate: The Secret To Innovation In Schools-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.33 w/Justin Reich


In Global CTE Podcast Episode 33, Justin Reich from MIT introduces insights from his book "Iterate." Reich emphasizes the benefits of shorter, iterative learning cycles in teaching, such as the impactful six-week teaching cycle practiced in Hawaii. While highlighting the value of integrating joyful collaboration and design thinking in educational systems, he showcases how educators can employ systematic problem-solving and innovation for more efficient, harmonious, and engaging teaching experiences.

Topics Covered:

-Iteration: A Universal Formula for Excellence

-The Cycle of Experiment and Experience

-Design Thinking for Leading and Learning

-The Collaborative Innovation Cycle

-Entrepreneurial Teachers: Shaping the Future Classroom

Justin Reich Bio:

Justin is an associate professor of digital media in the Comparative Media Studies/Writing department at MIT and the director of the Teaching Systems Lab. He is the author of Iterate: The Secret to Innovation in Schools and Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform Education, and he is the host of the TeachLab Podcast. He earned his doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and was the Richard L. Menschel HarvardX Research Fellow. He is a past Fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society. His writings have been published in Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington Post, The Atlantic, and other scholarly journals and public venues. Justin is the author of the new book, Iterate: The Secret to Innovation in Schools a playbook for making big, joyful changes in schools out of a series of small, manageable steps. He started his career as a high school history teacher, and coach of wrestling and outdoor adventure activities.

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Learn more about Justin's new book: Iterate

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