Justin Reich on Iterate: The Secret to Innovation in Schools

Key Points

  • Invitational leadership is the critical act of inviting people into a shared vision.

  • Transformational Leadership means starting with understanding, honoring, and respecting what people have already accomplished, and then helping them come together around ideas that will take their work forward.

Justin Reich on Iterate The Secret to Innovation in Schools

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom Vander Ark is joined by Dr. Justin Reich, ED of MIT Teaching Systems Lab, host of the Teach Lab Podcast and author of Iterate: The Secret to Innovation in Schools. This book shows the reader how to leverage the cycle of experiment and experience to create a compelling and engaging learning environment. Learn how to employ a process of continuous improvement and tinkering to develop exciting new programs, activities, processes, and designs.

Dr. Reich draws on over two decades of experience with educators, education researchers, and school leaders to explain how to apply the latest advances in the academic literature to your school, classroom, or online/hybrid course.


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