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Amanda Haughs is the Digital Innovation TOSA (teacher on special assignment) for Campbell Union School District, where she supports teachers with engaging all students in meaningful and relevant cross-curricular learning experiences. As a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Lead Digital Innovator, 2016 Silicon Valley CUE Outstanding Educator, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, Google Certified Educator, Apple Teacher and Leading Edge Certified Professional Learning Leader, Haughs is passionate about the integration of technology and computer science education in elementary classrooms to support the development of creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving skills in students.

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Accolades & Certifications:

  • 2016 SVCUE Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2015 PBS Digital Innovator Award
  • Raspberry Pi Certified Educator 2016
  • Leading Edge Professional Learning Leader
  • CUE Rockstar Faculty
  • EdCampSV Organizer
  • Google Certified Educator, level 2
  • Apple Teacher

Recent Speaking Engagements & Presentations:

Raspberry Pi Picademy, Boise (August 2017)

ISTE 2017 International Conference (June 2017)
#K2CanToo Conference (June 2017)
  • "Inquiry-Based Mathematics in Tk-2"
  • "Seesaw Digital Portfolio & Creation Tool"
CUE National Conference (March 2017)
  • "Stay Afloat with Google Tools" at the Tiki TOSA Playground
  • "Shake It Up: Infusing Technology into Blended Math Instruction" (with Lindsey Blass)
  • "Voxer Book Clubs" CUE Tip
SVCUE T3 Conference (March 2017)
  • "Digital Making with Raspberry Pi" (with Kevin Olson)
#K2CanToo Conference (January 2017)
  • "Inquiry-Based Mathematics in Tk-2"
  • "Seesaw Digital Portfolio & Creation Tool"
Raspberry Pi Picademy, Austin (December 2016)
  • "Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi"
FallCUE (October 2016)
  • "Google Tools for TOSAs"
  • "Shake It Up: Infusing Technology Into Blended Math Instruction"
CUE Black Label, Visalia (September 2016)
  • "Multimedia Tools: Pedagogy of Students Creating and Producing Their Learning"
Raspberry Pi Picademy, Baltimore (August 2016)
  • "Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi"
ISTE 2016 International Conference (June 2016)
  • "Using Games, Play & Digital Media to Build A Maker Culture" (with Michael Gorman, Jackson Westenskow & PBS LearningMedia)
  • EdTech Coaches Playground: "Stay Afloat with Google Tools"
CUE Rockstar Camp, Redwood City (June 2016)
  • "Crack the Code!"
  • "Do you Draw?"
  • "If you Give a Kid a Chromebook...or iPad... or laptop..." 

In the Media:

Raspberry Pi Certified Educators (Raspberry Pi Annual Review 2016)
Picademy USA (HelloWorld Magazine vol. 1)
Bring Coding to your Classroom Tomorrow (PBS Teachers Lounge blog)
5 Reasons to Get Coding (PBS Teachers Lounge blog)
Emotions & Academics Go Hand-in-Hand (PBS Teachers Lounge blog)
Schools Maximize Free Content (District Administrator Magazine)
Campbell Students Head to eBay for Code Event (NBC Bay Area)
Teacher Feature: Plant Cells, a 3D printer, and PBS LearningMedia (KQED)
Campbell Schools: Teacher Receives Award from PBS (San Jose Mercury News)