Kim has worked along side teachers, both running workshop style presentations and leading in class support for staff at the following Sydney schools. With a focus on many areas of the computing curriculum, including iPads and the applications that can be used to help young learners engage with the curriculum, computational thinking, STEAM, integrating digital devices across the curriculum and global connections.
Kim enjoys sharing her knowledge and skills at both small and larger conferences around the region.
2011-2017 She annually travels to the JAWS (Job-alike-Workshops) run by FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia) and conducts workshops. She has presented at the Art JAWS (Singapore), KS1 JAWS (Singapore) and IT JAWS (HK, Vietnam Philippines, Singapore), with a focus on tech integration for early years.
November 9-10, 2016 Kim has been part of the advisory board for EduTeach Asia, working with a number of educators to help bring together some of the most inspiring teachers from around the world. With a focus on 3D printing and maker spaces for the early years, Kim hopes to inspire educators to change their pedagogy with young learners.
March 11-12, 2015 Kim will be in Sydney speaking at the Young Learners Conference, which is part of the Future Schools Expo. Kim will be presenting a session on how she has integrated technology into the early years curriculum. Providing practical examples on how to work with school leaders, teachers and parents to ensure success.
December 3-4, 2014 – Kim Vernon is the Head of Integrated Technologies at Tanglin Trust School in Singapore. She has 15 Years teaching experience in the field of Early Childhood and 11 years specialising in ICT education. Originally from Sydney, Kim has gained valuable experience in the UK, Australia and Singapore. She regularly attends regional conferences to share her passion for technology and the young learner. Kim will be discussing technology and its impact on the early years student.