Jen Giffen (a.k.a. Virtual Giff) currently works as a Digital Literacy Resource Teacher with the York Region District School Board.
She earned her B.Ed (I/S English and Mathematics) at Queen's University and her M.Ed (Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning) at OISE at the University of Toronto. She has an honours specialist in English and Additional Qualifications in Special Education and Integration of Information and Computer Technology in the Classroom. She has also been the Literacy Lead, Student Success Teacher, and Modern Learning Teacher.
She is a level 2 Google Educator and Google Education Trainer. She has a keen interest in EdTech and is always looking for new tools to enhance the learning environment to engage students and increase critical thinking skills.
She spends her free time playing with her three little boys and coaching and participating in competitive cheerleading.
Get in touch with Jen on social media using the link on the right.