George Lucas Educational Foundation

Melanie Link Taylor

Melanie Link Taylor is an educator and edu blogger in Southern California, credentialed in both General Education and Special Academic Instruction. Her areas of expertise are inclusion, positive support for the struggling learner, designing and implementing behavior plans, interventions for Special Education, and arts integration. Melanie guest blogs on educational sites, and is a commentor on the BAM Radio 'Teacher's Aid,' podcasts, and a Teach100 mentor. She received her B.A. in English, and minor in Art, from Mount St. Mary's University in Los Angeles, and her M.Ed. in Special Education from Chapman University, with 48 units in Child development from Victor Valley College. She is the developer of the Melanie Link Taylor Teaching Garden.

Areas of Interest: 
General Education,
Special Education,
literacy,
ed tech STEM,
learning theory,
professional development,
Social and Emotional Learning,
teaching methods,
inclusion,
STEM/STEAM

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