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[JiJi] was, to these children, as recognizable as Mickey Mouse, and more beloved .... [JiJi’s] little walk was both the reward for a thousand jobs well done and the incentive to try again, for as long as it took to get it right. [JiJi] was a bit of computer code with a simple message:
Never give up.
— Greg Toppo
The Game Believes in You
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2015)
The best games are both fun and tantalizingly tricky. We can actually enable our children to play their way to deeper learning.
— Matthew Peterson, Ph.D.
Co-founder, CEO and Senior Scientist
MIND Research Institute
At first I wasn’t familiar with ST Math, but I soon learned that it provides exactly what is missing from a lot of math instruction. It doesn’t just provide numbers and answers; it develops critical thinking, reasoning, logic and problem solving skills.
— Shannon Duncan
6th grade teacher
McPherson Magnet School
I’m starting to look at my student work with a completely different lens.
— Jackson Perez
4th grade teacher
Casita Center for Technology, Science and Math
length of the professional development program, “Make the Standards of Mathematical Practice Come Alive with ST Math,” which was created thanks to Boeing’s grant.
in Huntington Beach City School District trained in 2015 through a grant from Boeing.
Boeing understands that for students to excel, it’s essential to support teachers. MIND’s ST Math program has proven extremely effective at supporting students’ deeper conceptual understanding of math concepts, so MIND is perfectly positioned to help educators translate this conceptual understanding into their teaching practice, as well.
— Daryl Pelc
Vice President of Engineering & Product Support, Global Services & Support
The Boeing Company
We have to move beyond educational technology just being innovative and exciting, it needs to demonstrate a measurable impact on student learning and ST Math continues to do just that.
— Edie Fraser
CEO of STEMconnector
Chicago2* average test results: 3.6 (118 schools) versus 11.4 (23 schools)
Colorado Springs2* average test results: 0.0 (87 schools) versus 3.9 (30 schools)
Dallas1 average test results: 4.2 (28 schools) versus 11.9 (9 schools)
Florida1 average test results: 2.7 (33 schools) versus 4.6 (7 schools) Learn more
Houston1† average test results: 4.2 (53 schools) versus 11.5 (8 schools) Learn more
Iowa1 average test results: 1.1 (31 schools) versus 6.3 (6 schools)
Los Angeles2* average test results: -0.7 (88 schools) versus 6.4 (22 schools) Learn more
Minnesota1 average test results: -0.3 (26 schools) versus 3.6 (20 schools)
Nevada2 average test results: 1.3 (28 schools) versus 3.8 (12 schools)
New York2 average test results: 4.6 (24 schools) versus 12.9 (6 schools) Learn more
Orange County2* average test results: 2.5 (123 schools) versus 8.3 (88 schools) Learn more
Seattle1† average test results: 3.3 (33 schools) versus 5.4 (20 schools) Learn more
Silicon Valley1* average test results: 4.8 (43 schools) versus 11.2 (20 schools) Learn more
Since 2013, we have received nearly $8.5 million from members of the Business Roundtable, which named ST Math one of five “Outstanding” K-12 education programs, for being both proven and scalable.
* Indicates part of all of gift was in-kind
Note: List reflects cumulative giving as of 6/30/2015
79% from Corporations, 17% from Foundations, 4% from Individuals
Thank you for the record-breaking
in gifts & grants in 2014-15.
88% Program, 7% Management, 5% Fundraising
88% of funding goes directly to programming for students, teachers and families.
|FY 2015||FY 2014|
|Support and Revenues|
|Contributions||$ 7,145,245||$ 6,558,463|
|Special events, net||--||467,237|
|Total Fundraising and Philanthropy||$ 7,548,282||$ 7,535,790|
|Program fees – schools||23,279,060||18,909,812|
|Gain on sale of securities||--||232|
|Total Support and Revenues||$ 30,827,342||$ 26,445,834|
|Total Expenses||$ 30,241,916||$ 25,205,444|
|Increase in Net Assets||585,426||1,240,390|
|Beginning Net Assets (Deficit)||89,240||(1,151,150)|
|Net Assets, Ending||$ 674,666||$ 89,240|
MIND Research Institute’s fiscal year 2015 financial statements were audited by Grant Thornton LLP, certified public accountants. For a complete copy of the 2015 Audited Financial Statements, please email email@example.com or call 949.345.8695.
* Executive Committee