About: Aixa Perez-Prado
Aixa Pérez-Prado is a native of Argentina who immigrated to the United States as a child. She is a writer, illustrator, editor, presenter, translator and faculty member at Florida International University with a PhD in Social Science and Education. Aixa is also a homeschool/unschool mother of six who has led workshops for home learning both in the United States and Latin America. Her book, Habits of Mind for Homeschooling: A guide for parents and teachers includes resources and activities for families who choose to learn at home. Aixa is the founder of ‘The Thinking Café’, a website and series of workshops devoted to promoting critical and creative thinking for teachers, students and parents. Her thinking blog, thethinkingcafe.com/the-thinking-blog, explores thoughtful communication and empathy across cultures. Aixa writes in Spanish and English and translates in Spanish, English and Portuguese.