Academic Profile : Faculty

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Dr Astrid Schmied
Education Research Scientist, Office of Education Research
Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research
Astrid Schmied is an educational neuroscientist at the Science of Learning in Education Centre, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Astrid has conducted research at various institutions, such as governmental offices, schools and universities, and non-profits, utilizing behavioral, psychological, and neuroscientific methods. Her pedagogical practices and investigations have expanded from K-12 to university students to older adults, including interventions in socially vulnerable spaces and minorities.
- Educational Neuroscience (Mind, Brain, and Education or Neuroeducation)
- Approaches to neuropsychology teaching and learning across the lifespan
- Acquisition of cognitive and academic skills across the lifespan
- Development of Specific Learning Disorders (dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia)
- Translational research
- Education and science policy
- Public science and scientific outreach
  • Educational Neuroscience, the International and Local State-of-the-Art
  • Meta-Analyses of the Neural Networks for Reading and Mathematical Processing in Development: The Role of Executive Function
  • 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
- OLLI Scholar Program, Teaching scholarship, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Minnesota 2018
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 2014-2018
Courses Taught
Applications of Educational Neuroscience - AGE06B
Brain Literacy for Educators - AGE06A
Translating Educational Neuroscience - MLS907