Participants will be shown several ways to use movie trailers, music lyrics, travel information, and newspaper articles to teach Reading, Writing, and Language. Using a variety of media sources in the classroom will engage and motivate students, encourage critical thinking, and help students analyze information in a meaningful way.
Shelley Cook graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she received a B.S. degree in Special Education.
In 1982 she earned an M.A. in Education from Michigan State University. Shelley has over 27 years of teaching experience in the classroom, including working with dyslexic, Autistic, ELL, and gifted students. She is a master ELA teacher specializing in differentiated instruction. Shelley is currently the President/CEO of Amazing Adventures in Education and co-creator of EarthTrek and the teacher training, Beyond the Book-Real Ideas for Real Teachers.