MIND Research Debuts InsightMath Neuroscience-Based Program
- By Kate Lucariello
Research Institute, creators 25 years ago of ST
Math, a neuroscience-based preK–8 math learning
program, announced this week the debut of its new program,
a core elementary math curriculum. The new program was developed
during the pandemic and shifts the emphasis from how teachers teach
to how students learn, said Brett Woudenberg, MIND Research CEO.
was “co-designed in collaboration with communities of researchers,
educators, families, and students,” the organization said in a
release. It builds on ST Math’s learning strategies of “visual
models, spatial reasoning and the perception-action cycle,” but
expands on this approach with critical thinking and problem-solving
happens when students are engaged in lessons, activities, puzzles,
and projects,” Woudenberg said, “InsightMath is also about
allowing teachers to have their own insights into math and to see
their students' thinking in ways they've never seen them before —
to see the ways in which their students are making sense of the math
and of themselves."
Research Institute’s InsightMath program will be available in
Spring 2024. For more information, visit the organization’s
Kate Lucariello is a former newspaper editor, EAST Lab high school teacher and college English teacher.