Cinzia Chelo

Cinzia Chelo is a Maths and Science teacher at the junior secondary school (kids aged 10 to 13) “A. Brofferio” in Asti, Italy. She is a counselor and is responsible for the ICT support, as well as an ICT-projects’ coordinator. Since 2009 she has been participating in the 3-year project CLA@SSI 2.0, organised by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR). She created the website “PODCAST IN LIBERTÀ” where she reports on her learning activities related to this project, of which the MEDEA Awards’ entry “Imprinting” is a part of. Cinzia is also a tutor and coach for several training courses for primary and secondary school teachers. She is particularly experienced in teaching using interactive whiteboards (IWB) : she founded the educational repository www.matematicaweb.it to share her educational IWB resources. She has become a SMART Exemplary Educator (SEE).

Cinzia is an expert teacher in mathematical logic and is the author of a Maths CD-ROM published by De Agostini-Scuola, as well as books about using the computer for learning, and dynamic geometry software in particular.

As a teacher she has always been interested in teaching innovation, trying to use new cognitive approaches and different ways of communication without disregarding the traditional values.

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