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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:

CUE 2018 (March 2018)
  • Inquiry-based Math in K-2
  • Personalizing Professional Learning (TOSA Playground)
  • CUE BOOM!: Creating Young Innovators and Inventors with Digital Making
  • Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi Crash Course
#K2CanToo by EdTech Team (January 2018)
  • Seesaw Learning Journal
  • "Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi"
  • "Inquiry-Based Mathematics in Tk-2"
  • "Seesaw Digital Portfolio & Creation Tool"
  • "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"
  • "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"
  • "Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi"
  • "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"
  • "Crack the Code!"
  • "Do you Draw?"
  • "If you Give a Kid a Chromebook...or iPad... or laptop..." 

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