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Creative Reasoning: Unlocking the Potential of This Unexplored Promise

Thursday, June 6, 2024 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Creative Reasoning: Unlocking the Potential of This Unexplored Promise

Presented by Noemi Gonzales, Math Specialist, Northside Independent School District (TX); and Nigel Nisbet, Former Math Coach, Current Vice President, Content Creation, MIND Education

Sponsored by MIND Education, creator of ST Math

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Are you intrigued by the untapped potential of creative reasoning in educational and professional landscapes? Join us for an insightful edWebinar that dives into why creative reasoning, despite being a powerful learning strategy, isn’t as ubiquitous as we imagine it should be. Viewers:

  • Understand how conventional approaches differ vastly from applying creative reasoning in pedagogy
  • Learn about the latest advancements in cognitive science and how educational frameworks are adapting to prioritize creativity
  • Find out how educators, professionals, and institutions can embrace and advance the integration of creative reasoning
  • Engage in a thought-provoking discourse on the contrasting nature of these two modes of thinking and their implications on future problem solving and innovation

This recorded edWebinar promises a rich discussion with expert opinions, research-based evidence, and forward-thinking strategies. Perfect for PreK-12 educators, professionals, and anyone passionate about fostering creativity and innovation—prepare to have your perspective shifted and your approach to problem solving transformed.

Noemi Gonzales

About the Presenters

Noemi Gonzales is in her 12th year working as an educator for Northside ISD in San Antonio. After working as a bilingual and dual language teacher for second and third grades at her camps, she became the school’s math specialist. Noemi is currently working on her Ed.D. in organizational leadership with an emphasis in K-12 education.

Nigel Nisbet

Armed with a degree in mathematics and early success as a rock musician with hit songs in Europe and the U.S., Nigel Nisbet began his education career by teaching a class of 15 at a private all-girls school in rural England. After moving to the U.S., Nigel taught mathematics, where he pioneered integrating technology into the classroom and utilizing project-based learning to engage students’ critical-thinking skills. Leaving the classroom in 2006, he became a Mathematics Specialist for the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the United States. Nigel joined the nonprofit MIND Research Institute as Senior Mathematics Specialist in the spring of 2010, eventually becoming the Vice President of Content Creation. Nigel received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics at Queen Mary University, University of London, in 1990. In 2009, Nigel received a master’s in educational administration at California State University, Northridge.

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Thursday, June 6, 2024
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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