About the Creators

Blaire Justin Fire ReichBlair Justin Fire Reich is a recent Ed.D graduate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with an expertise in the use of social media in preK-12 learning environments. Justin has been a classroom teacher, camp counselor, graduate instructor in education school, and project manager for the Digital

Collaborative Learning Communities project, a Hewlett Foundation funded initiative which examines the use of social technologies in schools. He is currently a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the co-founder and co-director of EdTechTeacher, a professional development consultancy that helps schools and teachers leverage technology to build student-centered, inquiry-based learning environments. Justin currently lives in Arlington, Massachusetts with his wife Elsa and their two-year old, Adella.

Marc ScheffMarc Scheff is a freelance illustrator, art director,  a graduate of Harvard University (for Computer Science) and Academy of Art University (for Illustration). Marc’s unique passion for technology and art has allowed him to lead creative teams for multiple companies, educate at pre-school to university levels in digital art and illustration, and work for multiple game companies in California, New York, and France. He was recently involved in an educational game venture that, with the help of a small team of ivy-affiliated scientists, allows people to further their career by playing games (http://knack.it/).

Marc currently lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with his wife Chloe, two-year old son Declan and their two dogs.