Digital technologies in the early years of schooling with Rachael Yates & Kelly McBurnie

Date Wed 18 Apr 2018
Time 4:00 PM
Venue Across the State (None)
Format Webinar

18 April 2018 4pm-5:30pm


Training ID: 375-776-220

Please bring your iPad to the webinar. We will email the week before to let you know which APPs to install before the event.

This workshop will enable participants to experience practical, engaging and simple ways to incorporate digital technologies into their classrooms. Participants will learn about exciting resources, such as robotic equipment and productivity tools, to support the implementation of digital technologies. We will share some of our favourite apps that you could also use in your teaching and learning. You will experience how quick and easy it is to create professional looking movies on your iPad, a great product to share with your parents. You will be sure to collect many new ideas ready for immediate implementation.

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1,2,3,6,7 NQS Quality Areas: 1,5
Age range taught: Pre-Kindy - Grade Two


Rachael Yates teaching at St Peters Lutheran College since 2003 and has been the ICT Facilitator for Prep to Year 7 for the past ten years. With a passion for integrating technology seamlessly into the curriculum, Rachael's major focus is to provide professional development for staff and support the teaching and learning of digital technologies in the classroom. Rachael has over 20 years teaching experience and a Masters of Information Technology in Education.

Kelly McBurnie Prep Coordinator at St Peters Indooroopilly. Kelly has been involved in the educational sector for almost 20 years as a teacher, coordinator and early literacy workshop presenter. In 2013 Kelly received a National Excellence in Teaching Award for innovation and was nominated as Brisbane Person of the Year and 2014 Griffith University's Alumni of the Year with her achievements featured in the 2016 Undergraduate Study Guide. Her classroom was highlighted in Australian Teachers, The Educational Leader, Brisbane Child and on She worked with Professor Frank Crowther in the production of Discovering your pedagogical gift by ACER.