Jessica Ross

Jessica Ross is a senior practitioner specialist working on the Agency by Design research initiative at Harvard Project Zero (PZ). Agency by Design is a multi-rear project examining the promises, practices and pedagogies of maker-centered learning in formal and informal k-12 education. Prior to this role, Jessica taught grades 5-8 humanities for ten years. In her classroom practice, Jessica incorporated several PZ frameworks and collaborated with researchers Shari Tishman and Patricia Palmer to create an Artful Thinking classroom practice. Working with teachers, schools, and districts, Jessica has facilitated professional learning opportunities, both internationally and throughout the U.S., sharing PZ frameworks in addition to interdisciplinary-focused content courses in the Humanities. She is currently an Education Coordinator of the Project Zero Classroom Institute and a teaching fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Jessica Ross, Senior Practitioner Specialist, Project Zero Education Coordinator, Project Zero Classroom, Harvard Graduate School of Education | Email: