Academic Profile : Faculty

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Dr Astrid Schmied
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Science of Learning in Education
Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research
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Astrid Schmied is an Educational Neuroscientist with the Science of Learning in Education Center at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She works at the intersection of neuroscience, psychology, and education to optimize the teaching and learning process across the lifespan. In addition, Astrid studies the global evolution of Educational Neuroscience and focuses on the translation and impact of this research to academic and non-academic audiences. Since global advocacy is at the heart of her personal and professional aspirations, she engages in programs that promote education and science policy, public science, and scientific outreach. Astrid has conducted research at governmental offices, schools and universities, and non-profits. Her pedagogical practices and investigations have expanded from K-12 to university students to older adults, including interventions in socially vulnerable spaces and minorities in different countries.
- Educational Neuroscience (Mind, Brain, and Education, Neuroeducation)
  • Co-production of neuroscience of learning resources for asynchronous teaching
  • Meta-Analyses of the Neural Networks for Reading and Mathematical Processing in Development: The Role of Executive Function
  • Accelerating Research Translation in the Science of Learning in Education Centre (SoLEC): A Reference Model to Optimize Research Impact in NIE
  • LOVING (Learning about Our behavior is Valuable for Increasing Nurturing relationships and healthy Growth)
  • Testing the Efficacy of School Activities Targeting Student Learning and Wellbeing
  • Educational Neuroscience, the International and Local State-of-the-Art
  • Collaborative Teaching Between Remote Higher Education Institutions: A Blended Synchronous Learning Approach to Educational Neuroscience
- Culture Corps Program, International Student and Scholar Services, Teaching scholarship, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Minnesota 2016-2020
Fellowships & Other Recognition
- Becas Chile Scholarship, National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT), Ministry of Education, Government of Chile 2016-2018
- Fulbright Doctoral Fellowship, Chilean Fulbright Commission 2014-2018
Courses Taught
Applications of Educational Neuroscience
Translating Educational Neuroscience
Brain Literacy for Educators