Young Mind Interactive, Inc. (YMI) is a developer and publisher of educational content, games, eBooks and digital learning tools. We create engaging applications and programs to enhance the learning experience in the classroom and increase the student’s enthusiasm for learning at home. Our products are designed for use in today’s “Flipped Classrooms” and work on mobile devices, laptops, desktops and projected interactive screens, providing a hands-on learning experience while enhancing the learning experience at school and beyond.
At Young Mind Interactive, our goal is to provide students and educators with the tools needed in the modern classroom. To do so, we consult educators and education experts throughout the development process in order to produce games that are effective at providing a working knowledge and understanding of the topics covered. While we are continuously exploring subjects and developing apps to engage students of all ages, we also provide customized apps to address specific topics and curricula.
CEO, Creative Director
Jeffrey Wiener, the CEO and Creative Director of Young Mind Interactive is an award-winning illustrator, artist and game designer. His first hit educational game was “GeoGames”, launched in 2007 for non-profit Reach the World and produced with National Geographic backing. YMI’s successful process for developing proven educational tools was based on the development cooperation of Columbia University’s Teachers College, which researched the effectiveness of GeoGames over a 10 year period. Since 1998, Jeffrey Wiener has developed numerous interactive educational products for children, with clients that include the National Science Foundation, Arts&Entertainment Network, Scholastic, Disney, and National Geographic Kids Magazine.