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Nova Southeastern University Hosts Free Education Expo With Expert-Led “Writing in Math” Seminar at Bahamas Location

Nassau, Bahamas — Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Education Expo on March 8 to be held at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.  The Expo will include a free seminar for teachers of mathematics, educators interested in integrating journal writing in the math curriculum, school decision makers responsible for mathematics curriculum, as well as school administrators and teachers involved n the practice of the integrated curriculum. 

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will present a free seminar, “Why Writing in Math is so Grossly Misunderstood, Scarcely Utilized,” led by Paul Thomas, Ed. D.  Thomas will speak on:

  • How journal writing can help reach students who are struggling in mathematics
  • How students become critical thinkers
  • Why writing is a superior methodology
  • Why good writers are good thinkers

Thomas is a mathematics educator with more than 10 years experience teaching secondary and university students.  He has conducted extensive studies on the role journal writing plays in enhancing critical thinking skills of high school students.  Thomas has been an examiner for national mathematics examinations for more than five years.

He holds a bachelor and master’s degree from University of West Indies.  He has a doctorate in education from Nova Southeastern University where he is currently engaged in further research in both education and mathematics instruction. 

“The seminar is a great opportunity for educators, “said Juliett Reid director of NSU’s Nassau Student Educational Center.  “Prospective students not only learn about our education curriculum but they can also learn about other academic programs NSU offers.”

The seminar is free and open to the public but reservations are required by March 1 by calling 364766 or sending an email to NSU-bahamas@nova.edu  The NSU Nassau SEC is located at 8 Jean Street, Gleniston Gardens, Nassau, Bahamas EE15958.

About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Bahamas Student Educational Center (SEC) is located at 8 Jean Street in Nassau.  NSU’s main campus is situated on 300 beautiful acres in Davie, Florida.  NSU is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  It is the eighth largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally with more than 28,000 students enrolled at its main campus or at one of its seven Student Educational Centers throughout Florida and the Bahamas. NSU awards associates, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information about NSU visit www.nova.edu .  For information about the Bahamas location visit http://www.nova.edu/sec/bahamas/

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