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December 20, 2023

Teaching Channel Talks Episode 82: A Practical Approach to Engaging Every Learner (w/Nancy Weinstein)

Every student learns differently, something that Nancy Weinstein knows a lot about! The co-founder and CEO was inspired to launch MindPrint Learning after experiencing the struggle of trying to understand how her daughter learned. Now on a mission to help every child reach their full potential by ensuring their strengths are accurately understood, we’re excited to feature Nancy in this episode of Teaching Channel Talks, to discuss how MindPrint’s cognitive assessment works and share strategies for engaging different types of learners.

Our Guest

Nancy Weinstein is the co-founder and CEO of MindPrint Learning. Inspired by her own experience trying to understand how her daughter learned, Nancy launched MindPrint Learning, an MTSS solution that uses objective cognitive data to teach students how they learn best and provides strategies personalized to students’ learning strengths and needs. In addition to founding MindPrint, Nancy is also the co-author of The Empowered Student: A Guide to Self-Regulated Learning. Nancy holds a BSE in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Business and Administration from Harvard.

Our Host

Dr. Wendy Amato is the Chief Academic Officer at Teaching Channel’s parent company, K12 Coalition. Wendy earned her Master’s in Education and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia. She holds an MBA from James Madison University. Wendy began teaching in 1991, has served as a Middle School Administrator, and still teaches at UVA’s School of Education. She has delivered teacher professional development workshops and student leadership workshops in the US and internationally. Wendy and her family live near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Resources for Continued Learning

Teaching Channel is proud to partner with MindPrint Learning with a new course that helps teachers who have access to the MindPrint Learning Assessment engage every learner in their classroom. If you’re a part of the MindPrint community, you can check out course 5298: Science of Learning: A Practical Approach to Engaging Every Learner.

Not yet a part of the MindPrint Community? Learn more about how MindPrint Learning’s cognitive assessment is helping students identify their strengths and reach their highest potential by visiting their website.

During this episode, Nancy and Wendy reference End of Average by Todd Rose.

Ready to help students develop the skills they need to take charge of their learning? Check out Nancy Weinstein and Mary-Vicki Algeri’s workbook, The Empowered Student: A Guide to Self-Regulated Learning.

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