• Early Childhood

STE(A)Ming into History - What does a Memory look like?

PL # 12154.
Starting on 29 Apr 2019
Cancellation permitted until 22/04/2019

Event registrations closed on 12/04/2019


An Early Childhood (P-3 focus) hands-on professional learning day using HASS inquiry skills and STEM capabilities. The curriculum focus will be past and present family life and technology over time.

When Historical Inquiry meets Digital Literacy magical learning happens. Join us for an Early Childhood (P-3 focus) hands-on professional learning day using HASS skills and STEM capabilities. We will explore and create while investigating the significance of time, place and people connected to a significant local site. Participants are asked to BYOD iPad or Smart phone as you will be introduced to a range of Apps and digital games in preparation for a full afternoon of creating your digital resource, designed for your students in your classroom and beyond. The curriculum focus will be past and present family life and technology over time.
Numbers are strictly limited due to the hands-on nature of this workshop, so please register your interest as soon as possible. Registrations close Friday, 12 April. Further details, including the full program for the day, will be sent to registered participants prior to the event. Registration includes morning tea, lunch and workshop resources.


More Information


Maree Whiteley (AISWA Staff)

Primary Curriculum Consultant

Maree Whiteley commenced her role as a Curriculum Consultant for the Association of Independent Schools of WA (AISWA) in 2011. Prior to this, she was a primary teacher and Curriculum Leader at St Mary’s Anglican Girls School in Western Australia. Maree has a long history as a Future-focused Educator, firstly as an experienced primary teacher, then curriculum design leader, resource writer and university lecturer. Maree works directly with school leaders, teachers and pre-service teachers at a local, national and international level to bring innovative and practical pedagogies into the classroom, through special projects and whole-school planning. Currently working in the area of Primary Curriculum and the Humanities and Social Sciences, this gives Maree the perfect platform to go beyond the curriculum, exploring areas of global imperatives for our young people, such as ethical and humanitarian issues, critical literacy and cultural competence. Maree continues to enjoy sharing her experience, knowledge and expertise with others in workshops, conferences and in online forums.


Robin McKean


Robin McKean - Digital Technologies Consultant

Robin McKean is the Western Australian CSER (Computer Science Educational Research) Digital Technologies Project Officer with the University of Adelaide.  In this role, she structures professional learning programs within schools (K-10) that are designed to promote motivation and engagement with Digital Technologies in accordance with their key role in Australia’s educational future.  She is an active committee member of the Educational Computing Association of Western Australia and enjoys her role as a Primary Helper for the History Teachers Association


Event Segment

Date / Time

Starts: 08:30
Finishes: 15:30

Location Specifics

Guildford Heritage Precinct, starting at the Mechanics Institute Meadow Street, Guildford http://www.swanguildfordhistoricalsociety.org.au/research/places/important-places-in-guildford/mechanics-institute/

Learning Area

  • Early Childhood

School Area

  • Early Childhood (PK - 2)

Event Contact

AITSL Standards