Melissa Kelly

Education Expert

Education

M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Florida

B.A., History, University of Florida

Introduction

  • Secondary school teacher and instructional designer
  • Developed more than 20 courses for Florida Virtual School, including AP US History and World History 
  • Author of The Everything New Teacher Book: A Survival Guide for the First Year and Beyond

Experience

Melissa Kelly, M.Ed., is a secondary school teacher, instructional designer, and the author of The Everything New Teacher Book: A Survival Guide for the First Year and Beyond. Melissa has wide-ranging classroom experience spanning more than two decades. She has taught middle and high school social studies, government, and economics in advanced placement, honors, and virtual school classrooms.

As an instructional designer, Melissa has re-developed more than 20 courses for Florida Virtual School, including AP US History and World History. She has also led instructional design for several Pamoja Education courses. 

Education

Melissa Kelly received an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and a B.A. in History from the University of Florida. 

Publications
  • The Everything New Teacher Book: A Survival Guide for the First Year and Beyond (Everything, 2010)
  • 180 Tips and Tricks for New Teachers (Adams, 2008)

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