Jody Britten, Ph.D is a Senior Associate at the Metiri Group. Jody has been a classroom teacher, a professor, assessment coordinator, curriculum designer, advocate, author and researcher in education. Since the age of sixteen, public and private schools around curriculum, creativity, learning environments, systemic change, and accessibility have worked with Jody.
Since joining Metiri Group, Jody has contributed to the implementation and thoughtful pursuit of 21st Century skills and digital learning in the classroom. Jody’s work has contributed to the development of educational systems that positively impact student engagement in STEM, STEAM, digital learning, and innovation. Having trained school leaders and teachers on six continents, Jody’s work continues to be grounded in research and implementation science. With her Metiri colleagues Jody coauthored the Future Ready Schools framework and the Future Ready assessment system that is in use by more than 2,000 U.S. school districts. Jody demonstrates a uniquely rich knowledge base of the research behind effective teaching and learning in the 21st Century, and the capacity to help bring that research to action in classrooms.
Jody has received acknowledgements for her innovative teaching practices since her first year in a classroom, and has Jody has coauthored the research foundations and classroom strategies for the International Society for Technology in Education 2017 learning standards for students. In addition, Jody coauthored a framework for developing entrepreneurial thinking with funding from the National Science Foundation.
Jody has created dynamic digital systems that support the facilitation of Metiri Way tools that are used in more than 7 countries.
Jody supports start-ups, private sectors companies, states, districts, schools, universities, and non-profits as they establish their individual goals and ultimately their pathway for success in achieving dynamic, meaningful, purposeful actions that empower students for success. Jody has written several articles, contributed to several books, and published white papers, visions, and improvement plans for organizations, companies, ministries of education, states, districts, and schools. She has developed coaches training for innovation, digital learning, and inquiry coaches and worked nationally on the implementation of mobile devices in preK-20 educational settings. Dr. Britten served as a Frye Fellow for Educause and the Council for Library and Information Services in 2008.