Melissa Kelly

Melissa Kelly is a Secondary Educator with 15 years experience both in the traditional classroom and the online environment.


Melissa taught in the traditional classroom for seven years as a Secondary School Social Studies teacher. She has had experience with all levels of students, teaching both in Co-Teach situations and also as an Advanced Placement teacher. She has also taught almost every Social Studies course imaginable. She has an additional seven years in online education as an online teacher and a course developer with the Florida Virtual School.Melissa is also the author of four books including the Everything Guide for New Teachers now in its second edition and 180 Tips and Tricks for Teachers, both from Adams Media.

You can also read more about Melissa's current and past work on his Google Profile: Melissa Kelly.


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

Melissa Kelly

I believe education is a noble profession. As teachers and administrators we must aspire to excellence in an ever-changing and often critical public arena. The internet is a tool enables educators to meet the demands of our fast-paced, information-based society.

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