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Tiffany Thompson

Tiffany Thompson is the CEO of Digital Scholars Consulting, an educational technology consulting company focusing on helping schools develop 21st century teachers and students. She is an Instructional Technology Specialist with over 18 years in the education field, including experience as a classroom teacher, technology coordinator, trainer, and college instructor. After teaching elementary school in Baltimore City for years, she moved to Japan where she gained a love for technology. She currently consults and trains nationally on instructional technology and facilitates online workshops for Maryland State Department of Education and teaches at McDaniel College.

Tiffany has a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education, a Master's Degree in Education with a focus on IT, and an Administration and Supervision certificate from Maryland State Department of Education. She is also a Microsoft Master Trainer, Surface Expert and Innovative Educator Expert. Her philosophy is, "To improve rigor, relevance, engagement and success in the classroom, teachers must become proficient and comfortable in using technology to create authentic learning tasks that includes all learners and extend students' personal limits and potential."

Some of Tiffany's Webinars

Presented by Tiffany Thompson Tuesday, December 13, 2016
2:00 - 2:30 PM EST

Q & A with Tiffany Thompson

If you weren't in education, what do you think you'd be doing and why?

I would be a travel agent or traveling blogger. I love to travel and explore new places, people and culture.

When you were a kid, you wanted to be a ______? Why?

I wanted to be a doctor so that I could save lives especially babies.

What's your idea of happiness?

Enjoying the now. Life is short so we shouldn’t focus on what could’ve been or what might be. Stand in your joy now.

If you could live anywhere other than where you are, it would be:

Any warm climate near or on the beach. I would love to live in California or South America or even Africa.

The biggest problem with K-12 education is:

Inequity

Do you have a motto you live by?

Live your dash

I've always wanted to visit:

Every continent

What are your most treasured possessions?

Photos of my travels; passport; wedding ring; and a handwritten note from my (deceased) mom.

If you never had to worry about making money, what would you do?

Travel the world; teach kids; open a school

What's the best piece of advice someone ever gave you?

Don’t let the worries or mistakes of others determine your path in life.