Contribute to the Global Issues in Education Series

Dear Reader,

I invite you to contribute to my ongoing series entitled, “Global Issues In Education.” In this series, I have invited educators from across the globe to describe for us the educational systems in their countries and delineate the various challenges they face in helping their students achieve academically. Initially, I focused on the educational technology issues. However, some of the educators faced additional issues that were very dear to their hearts; therefore, I have changed the focus to general issues. This series will give you a rare chance to step into another educator’s shoes in another country. You will be able to explore what unique problems these educators try to overcome daily. You may also find they face the same challenges you do! Either way we will journey together to classrooms we will never step a foot into in our lifetimes. The experience will be very rewarding.

Previous Posts in This Series

Currently, I have invited nine educators from nine different countries to participate in this series. If you noticed your country is not represented or you would like to write about another challenge you faced teaching in one of these countries, please feel free to contact me:

Read about other opportunities to contribute a guest post on this blog.

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Shelly Terrell

Shelly Sanchez Terrell is a teacher trainer, instructional designer, adjunct professor, and the author of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching and Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones and BYOT. She has been recognized by the ELTon Awards, The New York Times, the Ministry of Education in Spain, and Microsoft’s Heroes for Education as an innovator in the movement of teacher-driven professional development and education technology. Recently, she was named Woman of the Year 2014 by Star Jone’s National Association of Professional Women and awarded a Bammy Award as a founder of #Edchat, the Twitter chat that spurred over 400 teacher chats. She has trained teachers and taught learners in over 25 countries and has consulted with organizations worldwide such as UNESCO Bangkok, The European Union aPLaNet Project, Cultura Iglesa of Brazil, the British Council in Tel Aviv, IATEFL Slovenia, HUPE Croatia, and VenTESOL. She shares regularly via TeacherRebootCamp.com, Twitter (@ShellTerrell), and Facebook.com/shellyterrell. Her greatest joy is being the mother of Rosco the pug.

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