Kate is lecturer and researcher in the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University.
Prior to arriving at Macquarie University in 2006, Kate worked as classroom teacher and has spent over ten years teaching Kindergarten to Year Six. Kate is particularly interested in young children's use of technology in learning, problem solving and play. Kate currently lectures in the areas of Technology, Mathematics and Science.
Broadly Kate researches the impact of technology as a tool in learning and play, with young children, undergraduate students, parents and educators. Under this broad umbrella Kate has worked with teachers in rural and remote settings, parents and children.