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About Shelly Sanchez Terrell
Shelly has an Honors BA in English with a Minor in Communication and a specialization in Electronic Media from UTSA, a Masters in Curriculum Instruction ESL from the University of Phoenix, and a CELTA from CELT Athens. Her greatest joy is being the mother of Savannah Duncan-Sanchez and Rosco the pug.
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Why in the age of the most powerful education technology ever known do studies often suggest that technology integration in school is not improving student achievement?
Technology is less about the tools and more about the strategy
In Hacking Digital Learning Strategies, international EdTech presenter and NAPW Woman of the Year Shelly Sanchez Terrell demonstrates the power of EdTech Missions--lessons and projects that inspire learners to use web tools and social media to innovate, research, collaborate, problem-solve, campaign, crowd fund, crowdsource, and publish.
EdTech Missions empower teachers and learners
One of the first truly connected educators, Shelly Sanchez Terrell, gracefully aligns tech tools and social media with strategies and concepts.
Not only does Terrell demonstrate EdTech missions that solve everyday education problems, she provides clear, detailed steps, examples, and templates for overcoming obstacles that may arise in any tech-driven classroom.
BONUS: 38-page Mission Toolkit Helps You Blast Off Immediately
The 10 Missions in Hacking DLS are more than enough to transform how teachers integrate technology, but there's also much more here. Included in the book is a 38-page Mission Toolkit, complete with reproducible mission cards, badges, polls, and other handouts that you can copy and distribute to students immediately.
Your Mission Plan
Read Hacking DLS. Choose any of these EdTech Missions, grab a resource from the Mission Toolkit, share the mission and the resources with students, and watch learning soar to new heights:
Design a Game Walkthrough--Create a tutorial and teach others how to play
Go on a Selfie Adventure--Define yourself through images
Create a Fictional Social Media Profile--Manage your digital footprint more purposefully
Remix Learning Into a Digital Textbook--Produce and publish an engaging online book
Debate Issues, Don’t Diss People--Argue differences of opinion respectfully
Seek and Preserve the Truth--Share digital news responsibly and learn to identify fake news
Assemble a Global Class Meetup-Join the world community and discuss a pressing issue
Enlighten the World as a Citizen Scientist--Conduct real-world field research
Appreciate Others with a Digital Badge--Recognize values, not just grades
Crowdfund Innovation to Find Solutions--Engage social media to fundraise for a cause
Your Global Leader in EdTech Integration
Shelly Sanchez Terrell is a Microsoft Education Hero and Bammy Award winner and has presented best practices in EdTech in over 20 countries. If you want to innovate with technology like never before, Terrell's EdTech Missions are your go-to resource.
Launch EdTech Missions Today
Scroll up and grab Hacking Digital Learning Strategies and the EdTech Missions Toolkit now.
How does a teacher know whether he or she is benefitting learners? What do educators do when they have questions about the best way to integrate new technologies into their classrooms? What should a teacher do to avoid burnout? Who will mentor the teacher who takes on these questions?
The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers takes you on a personal journey to accomplish manageable goals, reflect on your experiences, and regain your spark and confidence in teaching. This innovative approach will help you reconnect to your students, improve your classroom practice, and help you transform as an educator. To ensure your success and growth, you will find:
- 30 short-term goals to complete at your own pace
- 30 long-term goals that relate to the short-term goals
- Exercises throughout to help you consider each goal
- Examples of how the goal has been accomplished in different teaching contexts
- Tips for the successful completion of the goals
- Reflection areas to document the result of accomplishing the goal
- A resource list with free web tools and apps related to the goal’s task