18 years of teaching experience - 5 years teaching K-12, 5 years teaching Higher Education, 6 years of homeschool teaching (group and individual offerings for homeschool families). I am the founder of Zelenz Academy, Zelenz Education Consultants and am hosting Educational Conferences for K-12, Progressive Ed, and Higher Ed to bring meaningful conversation to our shared goal of preparing our future society. More information can be found at http://zelenz.com
Traditional, democratic, student directed - I've tried and used them all!
Shella Zelenz, M.A.Ed., Ed.D* Social Innovation Award - Fielding Graduate University for my research on The Role of Indigenous Cultural Values and Epigenetics on School Reform.
Shella Zelenz, M.A.Ed., Ed.D.* BA - Arts Administration/Music/Music Education M.A.Ed. - Elementary Education Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Change/Media Studies Teaching in the Virtual Classroom certified
I have researched alternative educational approaches to traditional learning methodologies. This has included unshcooling, democratic classrooms/schools, project-based learning, flipped-classrooms, experiential learning, and student-led learning.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Specialty, Math, Science, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Civics, World Language, Arts & Music, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Music, Music Composition, Other (Music), Drama, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Administration & Policy, Critical Thinking, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Criminal Justice - Law, Short Stories, Writing, Poetry, Mental Math, American Sign Language