Regina Gonzalez de Cossio, Highlands International School Mexico
Regina González de Cossío is a young Mexican neuropsychologist, passionate educator and technology enthusiast. She began her career in education five years ago, teaching science and ESL in second and fourth grade at a private Catholic school in Mexico City where she witnessed how technology can empower students to build their own knowledge and encourage them to create. As an educational innovation specialist at Highlands International School Mexico in Mexico City, she strives to create an innovative culture that fosters authentic and personalized learning. She conducts research and guides and measures the implementation of innovative learning methodologies and state-of-the-art technology with the school community, thus crafting creative solutions to everyday challenges such as remote learning. She also facilitates training events for staff, and enjoys coaching and empowering teachers so they can better integrate innovative practices into their classrooms to promote meaningful learning experiences. She loves to ignite creativity in teachers and students, is committed to enhancing cooperative learning and is currently making global connections to create an intercultural collaborative learning network. González de Cossío holds a bachelor's degree in neuropsychology and two two master's degrees in neuroscience and neuroeducation from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She’s also a certified Apple Teacher.
Sessions:Mexican HistARy: Discovering Our Cultural Heritage Pandemic Superheroes: Developing SEL Through Digital Storytelling and AR