Typesy Academic Faculty

At Typesy we are committed to an evidence-based approach to teaching, learning, and technology. Typesy is developed in collaboration with a range of leading experts in education, psychology, neuroscience, and pedagogy. See below for more information on our talented academic faculty.
Michael Heyman

Michael holds a master of arts, teaching, elementary education and a bachelor of arts, history. Michael has extensive experience in both elementary teaching and curriculum development. Michael is cofounder of The Reimagined Classroom (TRE), a curriculum development company. Michael and his team at TRE work on Typesy curriculum development, educational best practices, and pedagogy.

Brett Meyers

Brett has master’s degree in education K-8 and over 22 years of experience in teaching and curriculum development. Brett has also done extensive work with NGOs and served in the Peace Corps. Brett is also a cofounder of TRE and also works on Typesy curriculum development, educational best practices, and pedagogy.

Viktoria Odnokoz

Viktoria is an expert in gamification and human-centred design. She is also an experienced teacher and game designer. Viktoria holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology, a master’s degree in finance, and a bachelor’s degree in economics and entrepreneurship. Viktoria works with Typesy to help design critical elements such as gamification, interactive learning, and human-centered design.

Lilla Dale McManis, PhD

Dale is a distinguished educational psychologist. She has extensive experience as a practitioner, researcher, and educator with a focus on application. Dale holds a PhD in educational psychology, a M.Ed in special education, and a B.S. in child development. Dale works with the Typesy team to help ensure Typesy maintains a strong evidence-based focus and adherence to pedagogical best practices.

Kristina Charisovaite

Kristina is a human-computer interaction (HCI) Expert with a deep understanding at the intersection of user experience and psychology. Kristina holds a master’s degree in human-computer interaction (HCI) and has significant experience in the field. Kristina works with the Typesy team to help create the most usable and engaging learning experience possible.

Joshua Young, PhD

Joshua is a neuroscientist with a special interest in human-centric approaches to designing hardware and software interfaces that make optimal use of the human body. He holds a PhD in computational neuroscience and a first-class honours degree in neuroscience/biochemistry. Joshua advises Typesy on muscle memory, learning models, new advances in human-computer interfaces, and relevant academic research.