Smita Kolhatkar

Palo Alto

Smita Kolhatkar

Palo Alto

I am a passionate, fun-loving educator, mother, outdoor lover, wife, daughter, sister and more, not necessarily in that order, who enjoys coming up with new ideas, sharing, collaborating, making new friends, building long-term relationships and reaching out to each student.

Coding and Makerspaces starting from Kindergarten are two of my biggest passions as an Education Technology Specialist. I have pioneered the following in the Palo Alto Unified School District as a coach and specialist: 1:1 implementation in 4th and 5th grades, and coming up in 1st-3rd grades as well, Makerspace that has served as a model for everyone in the district, Coding across all grade levels K-5 and Robotics across grades K-5, 3D designing and printing for grades 1-5, Implementation of Schoology in Elementary, Implementation of Google Apps in Elementary, implementing 1:1 iPads school-wide.

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  • Work
    • Educational Technology Teacher on Special Assignme
  • Education
    • Masters Degree