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  • ThinkUp! Adventures | Getting Started with ThinkUp! Math

    April 3, 2020

    Follow Brandon and Veronica in their adventures as they apply critical thinking to every learning experience.

  • ThinkUp! Adventures | Getting Started with ThinkUp! ELAR

    April 3, 2020

    Brandon and Veronica are best friends who use what they've learned from the ThinkUp! Standards Mastery System to make the most of their adventures outside of the classroom.

  • ThinkUp! Adventures | Getting Started with ThinkUp! Science

    April 3, 2020

    Equipped with critical thinking skills, Brandon and Veronica take ownership of their learning with ThinkUp! Science.

  • ThinkUp! at Tool Elementary

    December 13, 2019

    Equipped with cameras and microphones, we went to Tool Elementary to see and hear for ourselves how schools are using ThinkUp! Watch as educators share stories about how ThinkUp! is providing the critical thinking skills that their students will need in higher education, their careers, and beyond.

  • TEPSA 2019 in Review

    July 01, 2019

    Fresh off their visit to TEPSA 2019, Jennifer Hoitsma and Karli Hetherington recall some of the best moments from this year’s conference.

  • TEPSA Preview

    June 11, 2019

    Our VP of Marketing and Corporate Strategy Jennifer Hoitsma previews the many ways you can meet the Mentoring Minds team at TEPSA and get free ThinkUp! products.

  • TEPSA and Mentoring Minds: A Longstanding Partnership

    June 11, 2019

    Our SVP of Educator Relations Teresa Sherman joins our VP of Marketing and Corporate Strategy Jennifer Hoitsma to discuss the longstanding partnership between Mentoring Minds and TEPSA.

  • By Educators, for Educators

    June 02, 2019

    We combine our first-hand experience with direct feedback from educators to create truly classroom-ready products.

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  • Critical Thinking Can Help Break Cycles of Poverty

    June 02, 2019

    Mentoring Minds Product Manager Ladona Cook describes the impact teaching critical thinking can have on disadvantaged children.

  • We Want to Help Young Girls Choose Their Futures

    June 02, 2019

    As female scientists ourselves, we take special care to appeal to young girls in our science curriculum.

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Hear from Those Who Matter Most: Educators on the Frontlines of Our Future

  • “It’s not just about testing, it’s about building their character and building who they are in order to prepare them for their future jobs.”

    Mallory McConnell
    5th Grade Math Teacher, Brown Elementary

  • Derrick Conley, Principal, Birch Elementary

    “Our average success, or passing rate, went up eighteen percentage points per test, and there’s eight tests.”

    Derrick Conley, Principal, Birch Elementary

  • Derrick Conley, Principal, Birch Elementary

    “If you’re a critical thinker, it goes across all areas of your life. It’s not something that you turn on and turn off, it’s always going to be there.”

    Michele Walker, Administrator, Coordinator of Special Programs, Pinetree ISD

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