TeachLab with Justin Reich

TeachLab with Justin Reich

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TeachLab is a podcast that investigates the art and craft of teaching. There are 3.5 million K-12 teachers in America, and we want to explore how they can become even better at what they do. Hosted by Justin Reich, MIT Professor and director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab. New episode every Thursday, starting January 16th, 2020.


Paul Reville
May 28 • 30 min
This week on TeachLab, Justin is joined by Paul Reville, founding director of the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Redesign Lab, and former Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. They discuss the future of education during and…
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum Reboot
May 22 • 29 min
This week on TeachLab, we’re republishing our first episode with the brilliant Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, to bring her lessons of equity and race back into light during these challenging times of the COVID pandemic. Now with a new segment called “Dear…
Teaching Remotely with Chalk Radio
May 14 • 17 min
This week, TeachLab is republishing the latest episode of MIT OpenCourseWare’s Chalk Radio “Teaching Remotely During Covid-19 with Prof. Justin Reich”, hosted by Sarah Hansen.
Addressing Student Anxiety in Remote Learning with Jessica Minahan
May 8 • 39 min
This week on TeachLab, Justin is joined by Jessica Minahan, a behavior analyst, special educator, author, and school consultant. They discuss how COVID-19 is affecting students with anxiety, how it manifests through behavior, and some simple strategies…
Emergency Remote Learning in Middle Schools
May 1 • 29 min
This week on TeachLab, Justin Reich joins Blake Middle School of Medfield, MA for their Monday morning check-in to discuss the many challenges of distance learning, and the specific challenges of middle schools, who have uniquely diverse age-groups to…
Modeling the Spread of a Virus with Daniel Wendel
Apr 24 • 25 min
This week on TeachLab, Justin Reich is joined by Daniel Wendel, Research Manager and Software Developer of the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program / Education Arcade. They discuss the importance and caveats of modeling, their use in the classrooms, and…
Remote Learning Guidance from State Education Agencies with Martin West
Apr 20 • 63 min
This week on TeachLab, Justin Reich presents findings from a report on remote learning guidance from state education agencies (see tsl.mit.edu/covid19) in a live webinar. He is joined by Harvard University professor and member of the Massachusetts Board…
Online Learning in the Age of COVID-19
Apr 10 • 47 min
Justin Reich hosts a virtual session with MIT’s Jameel World Education Lab’s (JWEL) to offer practical guidance and strategies for online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. The live audience includes educators from all around the world, and Justin…
Higher Education’s Pivot to Online Learning
Apr 2 • 49 min
Justin Reich joins NPR’s On Point with Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the challenges higher education is facing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and some strategies for navigating them.
Facing History with Laura Tavares
Mar 26 • 47 min
At TeachLab we continue our efforts to support teachers during the coronavirus pandemic. In this episode, Justin Reich joins Laura Tavares from Facing History and Ourselves, a professional development organization empowering teachers & students to think…
Math Teaching During COVID-19 School Closures with Michael Pershan
Mar 19 • 42 min
To support teachers in the midst of the recent Coronavirus pandemic, TeachLab is switching our focus to highlight tools and strategies for effective teaching during this time. Today we talk with Michael Pershan, a New York City math teacher at one of the…
Dr. Meira Levinson
Mar 12 • 59 min
Dr. Meira Levinson joins Justin Reich to discuss an emerging field of educational ethics, what that means in the classroom, and just how nontrivial that can be in practice. “So as you start sort of peeling back the onion of the data, you think… I don’t…
Dr. Rich Milner
Mar 5 • 43 min
Rich Milner, Educator, Scholar and Author of the book “Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today’s Classrooms”, joins Justin Reich in a powerful conversation on how to help educators work…
Neema Avashia
Feb 27 • 34 min
Neema Avashia, a Civics teacher in the Boston Public Schools, joins Justin Reich to discuss the power of bringing real-world challenges into the classroom. We hear how Neema and her students rallied the community to challenge the closing of their school,…
Dr. Liz Self
Feb 20 • 31 min
Dr. Liz Self, Assistant Professor of the Practice at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development joins Justin Reich on TeachLab. They discuss Liz’s early teaching experiences, racial equity in the classroom, and Liz’s…
Geoffrey Canada
Feb 13 • 36 min
Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone joins Justin Reich to discuss fighting intergenerational poverty for inner-city children, the approach Harlem Children’s Zone is taking, and how you have to address the entire context of the child,…
Milly Arbaje-Thomas
Feb 6 • 26 min
Milly Arbaje-Thomas joins Justin Reich to discuss the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), a voluntary school integration program in Boston, Massachusetts. They’ll focus on METCO’s mission, its underlying values, and Milly’s personal…
Dr. Ilana Horn
Jan 30 • 29 min
Dr. Ilana Horn joins Justin Reich to discuss finding the strengths in every student, listening more closely to student thinking, and finding ways to shift curriculum from “school math” to the kind of math that’s both more engaging to students and closer…
José Luis Vilson
Jan 23 • 26 min
José Luis Vilson joins Justin Reich to discuss how to connect with your students, what it means to be a teacher of color, and the mission of EduColor, a movement and organization that Vilson co-founded to elevate the voices of public school advocates of…
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
Jan 16 • 27 min
In TeachLab’s first episode, our host Justin Reich has a powerful conversation with renowned author, psychologist and educator Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum. Dr. Tatum shares some of the stories that inspired her bestselling book Why Are All the Black Kids…
TeachLab Podcast Teaser
Dec 16, 2019 • 0 min
Introducing TeachLab with Justin Reich, a new podcast where we investigate the art and craft of teaching. Coming to you in January.