Dr. Lindsay Portnoy is a cognitive scientist with over a decade of experience in the study and instruction of cognition, human development and assessment of teaching and learning from birth through adolescence. Portnoy is a former public school teacher and professor of education having worked in elementary, undergraduate and graduate classrooms. She works with teachers and students in formal and informal settings across the tri-state area including the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Gardens and the New York Hall of Science to develop immersive learning experiences rich in complex content and engaging to learners. Portnoy publishes in both academic journals and widely read media publications including the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Digital Culturist, Getting Smart, and EdSurge, and is a member of the World Economic Forum's Expert Network in Media, Entertainment and Information, a former Hunter College Assessment Fellow, and former ASCD Emerging Leader. Portnoy writes and conducts research at the intersection of emerging technology, developing cognition, and assessment for teaching and learning. She currently serves as co-founder and chief learning officer at Killer Snails in Brooklyn, NY.