Jackie Gerstein - Digital Writers' Workshop

March 9, 2010

Skype: (jackiegerstein)

Streamer: Sheila
Host Skype Call: Peggy
Interviewer: Peggy
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Skype Names: (yellow highlighted names will be included in Skype call for this show)
Jackie Gerstein (jackiegerstein)
Susan van Gelder (susanvg)
Peggy George: (pgeorge1)
Sheila Adams: (kmno4s) streamer


Kim Caise: (koolkat051)
Wes Fryer: (wfryer)
Jose Rodriguez: (coordinatortwo) backup streamer
Lisa Durff: (mrsdurff)
Lorna Costantini: (lornacostantini) backup streamer

Presenter: Jackie Gerstein
Location: Heading to Boise, Idaho, USA
Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page
Presentation Title: Digital Writers’ Workshop
Presentation Description: This K12 Online Conference presentation describes the writers’ workshop conducted with a group of upper elementary students. The focus was on the process of writing combining hands-on and technology activities with a special focus on the engagement of multiple intelligences.




DotSub Video Presentation Link (not available – being updated)
Blip m4v direct link (video file)
Blip mp3 direct link (audio file)
Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
Discovery Change Wiki Writer’s Workshop
Additional Information:
Jackie’s PageFlakes Site (comprehensive site with RSS feeds from many of her sites, bio, etc.)
On Twitter
Jackie's Professional Portfolio: http://jackiegerstein.weebly.com/
Northern Illinois University
Degree: Ed.D.
Major: Counselor Education
Emphasis: Educational Psychology
University of Northern Colorado
Degree: M.A.
Major: Curriculum and Instruction

Pennsylvania State University
Degree: B.S.
Major: Human Development
Emphasis: Individual and Family Studies

University of North Texas
Certification: Graduate Academic Certificate in Gifted Education (GACT-GATE)

University of Washington
Certification: Certificate in Virtual Worlds


University of Manitoba
Certification: Certificate in Emerging Technologies (expected Summer, 2010)

University/College Teaching Experience

Argosy University June 2007 - Present
Kaplan University Present
Boise State University Present
Teach graduate-level online courses for the Masters of Education and Educational Technology

• Online Course Design
• Using Technology in the Classroom
• Measurement and Assessment in Education
• Learning Theories and Teaching Strategies
• Action Research

Elementary Education Teacher
Sahuarita Unified School District– Sahuarita, Arizona
Taught elementary-level (3rd through 5th) Gifted Students using a STEM and technology-infused curriculum.

PhotoPeach Slideshow of Jackie's classroom (created by Peggy George) Turn the sound off--just cowboy music for the kids!
Sahuarita School Visit on PhotoPeach