Virtual Artist Talk: Expansive Creativity In A Time Of Confinement With Nico Chen
Please join us Friday, May 22 for our next virtual artist talk. We’ll be speaking with Nico Chen, writer, photographer, and critical learning scientist focused on reimagining education through language. Nico is a Ph.D. student in the Teaching and Learning Department at NYU Steinhardt and the Fuego Youth Leadership Coordinator at The Crucible.
This event is part of a series of virtual artist talks The Crucible will be hosting during our Covid-19 related closure. Please check back for information on future talks!
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Meet The Artist:
Nico first joined The Crucible community as our Fuego Coordinator, working with our teen leadership program during the summers.
Nico is a Ph.D. student in the Teaching and Learning Department at NYU Steinhardt. He is a critical learning scientist seeking to use design-based research with the purpose of re-envisioning English Language Learners as Multilingual Multicultural Makers (M3) through linguistically-responsive teaching, culturally-responsive teaching, and maker-centered learning. In embarking on this research, Nico wants to empower teachers to design with the whole child in mind.
In the past, Nico worked as an English Language Arts teacher in Oakland, CA and as an international educator in a variety of projects in Kazakhstan, Myanmar, China, Taiwan, and Senegal. His forte is in designing learning environments with an emphasis on creativity, English language acquisition, critical thinking, and cross-cultural empathetic communication.
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