Read what people are saying about TeamMastermind:
Current Curriculum Sales
Current On-Site Facilitation (all in Flagstaff, AZ)
"TeamMastermind is used in
many of our schools, and both teachers and students are enthusiastic
about the teamwork, creativity and critical thinking skills that are
embedded in each lesson. TeamMastermind helps us round out our
curriculum to teach human skills in addition to academic ones. I'm a
"By combining artistic and
literary works Mindy motivated students to expand their understanding
of science and math concepts. We saw evidence of this in the student's
daily work even when Mindy was not present. Students took that
knowledge and applied those principles and processes in many content
areas even outside the school environment.As experienced educators, we
feel strongly that this program not only addresses standards, but also
helps students with critical thinking skills." Read more...
"What wonderful results have
come! I have seen my students show a level of patience and
consideration toward 'unpopular' ideas and 'unlikable' classmates ...
My students have grown exponentially in interpersonal skills. As a
long-time teacher ... I fully encourage the adoption of Mastermind into
the curriculum. It is effective and clearly has objectives that meet
Arizona State standards." Read more...
"My students are completely
hooked! I have had many parents attend these sessions and they are very
impressed at how their child blossoms and opens up during the projects.
I feel very fortunate to be able to continue Mastermind this next
"I have now been
participating in Mastermind for 4 years with Mindy, and I can't sing
the praises loud enough for this program... students who would normally
be left out of a group for being a little different are often embraced
because they think of extremely creative solutions ... This creates a
bonding situation that is hard to duplicate in the classroom." Read more...
"What a wonderful addition
to our curriculum! Mindy Degraff has done a fantastic job developing
TeamMastermind. The lessons are presented with enthusiasm and knowledge
of just what students need for lifelong learning. Her program has made
a positive difference in my classroom. My students have definitely
improved in working together cooperatively." Read more...
"On behalf of the Northern
Arizona University's College of Education, I would like to thank you
for your valuable help as a teacher for the Mountain English Spanish
Academy / NAU Friday School partnership. This partnership is not only
vital for preparing future educators, but is also vital for providing a
rare and exciting opportunity for the MESA students" Read more...
"The seminars are thought
provoking and offer all that is needed as an instructor to turn the
classroom into an energy-filled, thoughtful, team oriented experience.
As a parent who has been involved with the program since it's inception
and who currently shares the teaching responsibilities with
another/parent teacher, I can offer my heartfelt enthusiastic
recommendation." Read more...
"Your enthusiasm and
acceptance has revealed in my daughter a self-assured nature I had not
previously observed. Lindsey eagerly awaits each of your class sessions
- each an opportunity to stretch and grow in a safe and challenging
environment. Her self-esteem has increased greatly since you brought
this program to her classroom." Read more...