Resume

Christian R. Thompson

 
W  O  R  K    H  I  S  T  O  R  Y
Education Technology Integrator, Sacred Heart Tokyo, Japan    2013-Present
  • Train staff members in software use, LMS use, and hardware use
  • Teach ICT to elementary, middle, and high school students
  • Work with K-12 teachers to integrate technology into the curriculum
  • Email: christian.thompson@issh.ac.jp
 
Education Technology Integrator, K. International School Tokyo, Japan   2009-2013
  • Train staff members in software use, LMS use, and tech integration in the classroom
  • Manage school web presence including school website and LMS (Moodle)
  • Head of IT Working Party & IT Integration Committee
 
IT Consultant, Team Thompson Online                                   2007-Present
  • Train clients how to maintain, update, and manage online CMS
  • Manage domain registration, web hosting, and website maintenance
  • Network, printer, and hardware and software troubleshooting

Middle School Teacher, Aoba-Japan International School, Japan       2004-2007

  • Taught ICT and English / EFL to students from grade 4 to grade 9
  • Assisted staff in computer instruction and held training seminars for staff members
  • Created custom software for school scheduling needs
 
High School Teacher, Columbia International School, Japan       2003-2004
  • Taught a variety of courses including ICT,  Maths, and EFL 
  • Advised students regarding study skills, goal-setting, and personal growth
 
Full-time EFL Instructor, Sungshin Women’s University, South Korea 2000-2003
  • Taught a variety of courses including Conversation, Composition, Business English, and Teaching English Reading Skills at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
 
EFL Instructor, Lykeion Language Forum, South Korea             1996-1997 1999-2000
EFL Instructor, YBM Sisa-yong-o-sa, South Korea 1995-1996
  • Taught English Conversation to a variety of students at various levels.
 
E  D  U  C  A  T  I  O  N
  • MA TESL, West Chester University, USA 1999
  • BS Secondary Education, Pennsylvania State University, USA 1994
 
C  O  M  P  U  T  E  R     S  K  I  L  L  S
  • MS Word, MS Excel, MS Publisher, MS PowerPoint, SharePoint, PhotoShop
  • Python, VBA, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Software evaluation, training, installation, and updating
  • Hardware troubleshooting, upgrading, and repair
  • Basic knowledge of servers and networking
  • Familiar with Windows, Linux, and MacOSX
 
C  O  N  F  E  R  E  N  C  E    P  R  E  S  E  N  T  A  T  I  O  N  S
  • "Coding It, Just a Little Bit (English) - DEEP Learning Tokyo 2016
  • "Coding It, Just a Little Bit (Math) - DEEP Learning Tokyo 2016
  • "Introduction to Programming Concepts" - EARCOS Teacher's Conference 2014, Thailand 
  • "Teaching Programming WITHOUT a Computer" - JASCD Try It on Monday Technology, Japan
  • "The Guitar and the Smartphone" - TEDxTokyoTeachers, Japan
  • “Creating Internet-based ESL Materials" - Penn TESOL East Conference, USA
 
P  U  B  L  I  C  A  T  I  O  N  S
  • Coauthor of “TOEFL Test of Written English and Essay Writing” - ParkMunGak Publishing 2002, South Korea
     

P R O F E S S I O N A L  D E V E L O P M E N T

  • Jim Moulton, Tokyo - Beyond Could, Past Should, to Must: The Role of Digital Technology & Project-Based Learning in a Student-Centered Classroom
  • Kathy Gardner, Tokyo - Instructional Strategies That Work
  • Mike Barney, Tokyo - Step Up to Writing
  • Julie Lindsay & Kim Cofino, Tokyo - Create the Future
  • Apple Education Summit 2011, Singapore
  • Moodle Association of Japan Moodle Moot 2013, Tokyo
  • Moodle Association of Japan Moodle Moot 2014, Okinawa
  • Beyond Laptops at YIS 2014, Yokohama
  • Flipped Classroom Workshop 2014, Seisen International School Tokyo
  • Visible Learning 2014, ISSH Tokyo
 
L A N G U A G E  S K I L L S
  • Native speaker of English
  • Intermediate conversational skills in Japanese 
  • Basic conversational skills in Korean and Spanish
  • Survival Romanian

@TokyoEdTech

Poll

What LMS does your school use?: