Justin Reich on Personalized Learning, Backpacks Full of Cash, Rockstar Teachers, and MOOC Madness


For decades, policymakers and futurists have heralded digital tools as essential to the the future of learning. Has the moment of disruptive transformational revolution finally arrived? If we are at a watershed moment, what futures are available to us?

Justin Reich — visiting lecturer at MIT, Berkman fellow, and educational researcher — discusses the intersection of technology, free-market ideology, and media hype in U.S. education reform.

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UPDATE: a bevy of notes, slides, and tweets from this event


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