Empowered youth to find their voice through visual storytelling. I taught media/video production for 11 years to high school seniors. Related experience includes: • wrote 60 online teacher resource guides for website of a national publication • publish my own website at www.thefilmmakerlifestyle.com, blog on creating story at www.gillenmedia.net. • site and blog contain over 60 interviews I've done with media professionals. • publish e-books for media teachers: "Understanding Digital Storytelling: A Guide for Media Teachers" and "Filmmaking Basics: Finding Your Creative Voice." Both available on Amazon Kindle and on TpT. • Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MediaForEducators/
Passionate about empowering youth to find their vision and voice through film and story. Experienced in facilitated learning environment for elective classes. Experienced in developing media production programs for high school students.
One of our grads won two regional Emmys for her work in television journalism.
B.A. Liberal Arts. Online classes in web development, online writing, media communication.
Wrote teacher guide and spent time on set for TV drama "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman." I love finding the teachable moments in media and film. I live in the Los Angeles area currently after years living in New York.
English Language Arts, Reading, Specialty, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Computer Science - Technology, For All Subject Areas, Instructional Technology, Short Stories, Informational Text, Close Reading