Inside Our MIND

Inside Our MIND

Inside Our MIND is the flagship podcast of MIND Research Institute. We are a neuroscience and education social impact organization whose mission is to ensure that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world's most challenging problems. We are the creators of ST Math, a PreK-8 visual instructional program that builds a deep conceptual understanding of math through rigorous learning and creative problem solving. With each episode of Inside Our MIND, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives. Learn more about our work at mindresearch.org, and about our transformative math program at stmath.com.

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January 31, 2022 27 min
In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, MIND’s Chief Data Science Officer Andrew Coulson returns for the latest chapter of our ongoing conversations about edtech evaluation and implementation. Andrew and Brian discuss the concept of attendance as it relates to ...
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In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

Our latest episode features a recent panel discussion about MIND's design approach to ST Math and other learning resources we create for schools, students, and families. Co-hosts Senior Academic Director Brian Coffey and Curriculum Develope...
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In our latest episode, Brian and MIND’s Social Impact EVP and Executive Director Karin Wu are joined by Dr. Jo Webber, STEMconnector CEO and President, and the Founder and CEO of Pod. Jo and Karin discuss diversity gaps in STEM, as well as how collaborative action can impact STEM education and provide equitable opportunities for future STEM careers.

Jo shares some of her journey with us, including her mathematical roots and love of ...
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In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, I welcome our Massachusetts Professional Learning Designer Elizabeth Birie to the show for a conversation about edtech implementation. Elizabeth reflects back on her firsthand experiences with edtech as a teacher, and som...
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In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes MIND’s EVP and Executive Director of Social Impact Karin Wu back to the show, to reflect on the past thirteen months through a social impact lens. They discuss how our partners worked with and inspired us t...
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March 24, 2021 46 min
Our latest episode features a Women in STEM discussion from a livestream panel hosted by MIND on March 10th featuring MIND’s Content Design Manager Nina Wu, The STEAM Connection founder Danielle Boyer, and Invent the Change Founder and CEO Jay Flores. Their discussion centered on gender gaps in STEM and STEAM education and the workforce, and what individuals and organizations can do to drive the cultural changes that need to occur ...
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August 18, 2020 24 min
In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes MIND’s Chief Data Science Officer Andrew Coulson back to the show for a discussion around our ST Math Theory of Change. Andrew explains how the time and energy students invest in ST Math leads to mastery-ba...
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July 20, 2020 31 min
In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Paul Blair, Director of Product for ST Math Platforms, to the program to provide some insight into the design process for the new ST Math. Paul sat down with Brian prior to the release of the new ST Math to...
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In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Dr. Megan Kuhfeld to the program for a discussion about COVID-related school closures and their effects on students.

Megan is a research scientist at the not-for-profit organization NWEA. She seeks to understand students’ trajectories of academic and social-emotional learning and the school and neighborhood influences that promote optimal growth. Her work covers a range of topics, including long...
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In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Dr. Molly B. Zielezinski to the show for a discussion on demystifying edtech research. Molly is the founder and CEO of MBZ Labs, where she and her team work to bridge the gaps between edtech, academia, and ...
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February 24, 2020 35 min
In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Senior User Experience (UX) Researcher Alesha Arp back to the show for a discussion on what it truly means to be data-driven. They talk about the overuse of the term “data-driven,” and what it means for dat...
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January 27, 2020 21 min
In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Senior Director of Product Management Edie Perkins to the show to talk about the recently announced new version of our flagship program, ST Math. Edie provided an overview of the enhancements and new features that will help students, teachers and administrators get even more out of the program.

Over the next several months, we’ll be taking a deeper dive into those new features and enhancements...
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December 23, 2019 26 min
In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Executive Director & VP of Social Impact Karin Wu back to the show. We start off discussing how Karin was recently featured in STEMConnector’s Million Women Mentors: Leaders to Learn From series. Karin has also been conducting visits and participating in events across the country with our donors and strategic partners, like John Deere, Phillips 66, Rockwell Automation, the One8 Foundation a...
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In our latest episode, Brian welcomes MIND’s Lead Mathematician Brandon Smith back to the show, for a discussion on family engagement. Building on our previous discussions of student engagement and getting dynamically active in learning, we explore the challenges that schools face when trying to put together family night events that truly engage parents and students. Brandon explains four common missteps that can be avoided when de...
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In our latest episode, Brian welcomes MIND’s Lead Mathematician Brandon Smith back to the show, for a discussion on project-based and problem-based learning. Brandon talks about the similarities and differences between the two, as well as some common misconceptions about them. He also provides some guidance on how to get the most out of project and problem-based learning by increasing student choice, creatively reframing problems, ...
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In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Chief Data Science Officer Andrew Coulson back to the show to discuss the topic of Statistical Significance. Andrew provides an overview of the concept, and explains how taking a binary perspective toward statistical significance can lead to misinterpretation and misinformation. They discuss the American Statistical Association's recommendation to get rid of the term entirely, which is gain...
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June 3, 2019 26 min
In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Lead Mathematician and Product Director Brandon Smith back to the podcast for a conversation about creativity. They talk about creativity being an action that we take, as opposed to a quality we either have...
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In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Executive Director & VP of Social Impact Karin Wu to the show for a discussion about MIND’s mission and how our partners help us pursue it. Karin shares the story of what brought her to MIND, which lead...
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In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Lead Mathematician and Product Director Brandon Smith back to the podcast for a conversation about academic discourse. They talk about how academic discourse in math goes far beyond the standard requirement...
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In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Senior Content and Brand Specialist Calli Wright back to the podcast to talk about our new storybook board games, MathMINDs Games: South of the Sahara. Calli provides insight into the development of the games, from their origins at Math Fair to the iterative process of crafting stories that teach rules and allow for gameplay without facilitation.

You can find our more about the MathMINDs games ...
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