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 over a decade of experience in the field. Kristina worked 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.