A Way with Words or Away with Words?

Harnessing the Power of Language for PB Creators with Aixa Perez-Prado

Discover the intersection of language, culture, and empathy!

Author Aixa Pérez-Prado applies her PhD in Social Science and Education to picture books! Aixa gives an overview of what we know about language, its power and possibility, and how we can harness that knowledge to produce culturally responsive, meaningful, and lovely books for children of all ethnicities and linguistic backgrounds.

"Thank you, Aixa, this was so amazing and informative!! I am floating!"

- Lucy Staugler

Your Instructor

Aixa Pérez-Prado
Aixa Pérez-Prado
Aixa Pérez-Prado is a native of Argentina who immigrated to the United States as a child. She is a writer, illustrator, editor, sensitivity reader, translator, and professor at Florida International University with a PhD in Social Science and Education. Aixa began her teaching career as a bilingual Kindergarten teacher and has since worked as an ESOL teacher, cross cultural trainer and applied sociolinguist in the U.S., Latin America, and Morocco. Her research interests include multilingualism and identity, anti-bias curriculum, culturally responsive pedagogy, peace linguistics, and diversity studies. Aixa is also a homeschool/unschool mother of six and founder of ‘The Thinking Café’, a website devoted to promoting critical and creative thinking, empathy across cultures, and thoughtful communication for children, parents, and teachers. Aixa writes in Spanish and English and translates in Spanish, English and Portuguese. You can find her at: aixaperezprado.com.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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