Taylor Thompson

Taylor Thompson


Educational Background:

  • B.S. Louisiana State University
  • M.A. University of Southern Mississippi
  • PhD. University of Mississippi

Georgetown College Courses:

Gifted Endorsement
  • Foundations of Gifted Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction in Gifted Education
  • Differentiation for Gifted and High Achieving Students in the Regular Classroom
  • Implementation of Capstone Research Course for Teacher Leaders (with gifted education topic)
  • Curriculum and Assessment for Teacher Leaders (MATL)
  • Teaching Science in the Elementary Grades (Initial Elementary)

Research, Leadership & Service Interests:

  • Dr. Thompson has pursued several areas of interest and research in the past few years.┬á The most prominent ones are:
    • The inclusion of critical and creative thinking in classroom instruction, with an emphasis on the creative side
    • The sensible use of technological hardware and software in instruction, assessment, and professional development
    • The sensible employment of assessment in various ways, including the avoidance of over-assessment.
  • Personal hobbies include electronic restoration of old photographs and stamp collecting.

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