Welcome to Right Brain Kids!
Our story begins 30 years ago in an eclectic community Montessori school in Montana where learning was passionate, teachers and parents were dedicated, and children (ages 0–12) thrived with a blend of early accelerated learning methods from the East and West. It was in this educational hothouse that our founder, Pamela Sue Hickein, first developed our right-brain learning systems — and the results were simply stunning.
Flashcards. Silly songs. Intuitive memory games.
Children were able to learn large amounts of information in a small amount of time — effortlessly, joyfully — while spending a majority of their time in play. Speed learning was playful and fun. Parents and teachers collaborated on loving-and-kind parenting practices. Results were never measured or judged. Learning became a passionate pursuit at home and at school. Children were encouraged to develop their own unique genius, no matter what that was. Together, they had found a balance between left brain early education, and creative right brain acceleration.
The results excited parents and teachers East and West. In 1996, Pamela began to host workshops, training sessions, online training courses and talks to share the method. Products, books and services were in high demand. Her right brain programs: TweedleWink (ages 0–6) and Wink (ages 7–12) were soon in early childhood education learning centers, preschools, daycare centers and schools around the world.
In 2007, Pamela and Wennie joined forces to create Right Brain Kids. Under Wennie’s guidance, TweedleWink and Wink’s mission for the child has expanded and grown. In 2008, the very first TweedleWink learning center opened, with three more centers following that.
In 2013, we opened TweedleWink Playhouse — the first right-brain Montessori school in the world.
Right Brain Kids is dedicated to spreading the message that Right Brain Education can elevate the consciousness of the planet.Yes! We truly believe this! Through expert right brain techniques, creative teachers, passion and loving relationships, we can change the way we approach education. And by doing so, we change our children’s futures.
Pamela and Wennie have combined their professional experience
and passion for right brain learning to create a fun-filled company. Our dynamic team applies our principles in early childhood education and beyond!
We learn and play together with fantastic teachers and staff.
We’re a family!
Who We Are
Pamela Sue Hickein
Master Right Brain Teacher Trainer
Creator of TweedleWink and Wink
Pamela is the creator of the TweedleWink and Wink: Right Brain Education programs. Known fondly as “the mother of right brain education,” she has been happily sharing her unique form of Montessori-inspired right brain education with teachers and parents for 30 years.
Pamela believes that heart-based playful learning is vital not only for right brain development, but for lifelong health and happiness as well. When embraced, right brain thinking becomes a way of living, not just learning.
President and CEO of Right Brain Kids
Wennie is our beloved leader, business mind and self-development coach. She has brought our company to a beautiful global level. After having her first child in her late forties, Wennie gave up her long term career with a telecom giant and devoted her time to her son.
She holds a Master’s degree in Math and Computer Science from University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a trained AMI certified Montessori teacher, and is a certified Right Brain Education Level 5 Trainer.
Sin Hwee holds a mass communication degree, but always has her heart set on teaching. She left the communication field and started her teaching career as a preschool teacher. She joined TweedleWink in 2009 after a long search for an educational system that speaks to her heart. After years of working with TweedleWink, she believes TweedleWink is vital education system for children. Now as a TwepedleWink partner, she is a core member of our training and management team.
Khu Sin Hwee
Rossawan is highly experienced in Accelerated Learning and Human Capability Enhancement, with a Ph.D. in Human Capability Enhancement and Sustainable Development from the University of Tokyo. She has 20 years of experience working with international organizations and multinational firms in Japan, Thailand, and Australia, raising human capabilities through training and development. Rossawan has been a part of TweedleWink since 2021.
Rossawan Reeves, Ph.D. (Rose)
Miyiona first joined TweedleWink as a parent in 2013 and joined our team in 2016. With a degree in Marketing and 15 years of experience in sales and customer service, she is at the core of our Marketing Team.
"This is the education system I dreamed of during my schooling years, a system to nurture children with wisdom and kindness. I believe TweedleWink can benefit every child around the world."
Marketing & Operations Manager
With a degree in Physics, Sam left the corporate world and began her journey in TweedleWink with her 7 month-old boy back in 2010. With a great passion for teaching, science and education, she is one of the busy little elves in our production team.
“ TweedleWink has brought out the best of me to the world. I believed what I am doing now will bring the best of you too. One heart at a time.”
With a degree in Fine Art and Illustration, Aiza’s teaching career began as an art teacher, inspired by a belief in the importance of art as a part of education. Aiza has been teaching in TweedleWink since 2015.
"Joining TweedleWink has opened my eyes further and allowed me to discover a whole new way of relating to children through the right brain philosophy, further understanding how it applies not only in education but also to life and self-development."
Since high school, Aleysha has been involved in community service projects with children, youth and adults. After graduating with a degree in Psychology and Communication and a brief stint in the corporate world, she joined TweedleWink in 2017.
"It is a joy to get to see the children grow! The best part of teaching is to see the children blossom not only academically, but as kind, compassionate and creative people."
Devika began teaching in the Malaysia government education system, with a diploma in teaching. She soon joined TweedleWink as she felt it was a unique education system and was keen to learn more - and has been learning since!
"The positive approach, curriculum, being with the children - all of this has given be great joy and belief in right brain education!"
Having graduated with a degree in Chemical Sciences, Diyana began working in the science field before moving on to working with children with special needs. She began teaching at TweedleWink 2020.
"Since joining TweedleWink, I've been fascinated by seeing how the kids think. They have amazing ideas and unique ways of thinking. My dream is to be a great teacher who can inspire them to love learning by giving them opportunities and support."
Ellen is an early childhood educator. Her training and certification was with one of the foremost experts of the Montessori method, Dr. Elisabeth Caspari. Ellen has been running a Montessori preschool in Canada for the past 20 years. Her program also offers Kindermusik and right brain components.
She is an old friend of TweedleWink, and jumped at the opportunity to join the online teaching team since 2020. With Maria Montessori her motto is:”the best for the smallest”.
After earning a degree in English Language and Literature, Hanim immediately began teaching at a kindergarten. There, she realized her passion for early childhood education. She joined TweedleWink in 2016.
“I truly believe in the TweedleWink spirit and TweedleWink way of teaching. Seeing children grow and flourish gives me full contentment and happiness.”
Inspired by a teacher in high school, Lorean realized how much joy, love, guidance and inspiration can uplift education. After graduating with a degree in music and art, Lorean joined TweedleWink as part of our Playhouse in 2014.
"TweedleWink has molded me into someone that I am proud of today. This heart-based program extended my role as a teacher to someone that my students can trust. Getting to share in their hugs is what I am grateful for!"
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Marissa has had experience as a teacher in international schools in Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. She joined the TweedleWink Team in 2020.
"When we all work towards a common goal to support our children’s learning, we get there stronger & faster. I love to see the little growth they make when they come for class every week & together, let’s continue to build this positive & supportive learning environment for them!"
Yue Qi has been a part of our TweedleWink team since 2020. Graduating with a degree in Psychology, she has experience in coaching, training and facilitating workshops.
“What I particularly love about teaching is engaging with the children and having conversations. I love watching children make meaningful connections with the content that I teach and share their own perspectives.”