Dr Kristy Goodwin
Dr Kristy Goodwin is the Director of Every Chance to Learn, an Honorary Associate at The Institute of Early Childhood at Macquarie University and a highly sought-after expert on young children and technology.
With over 14 years experience as a teacher and a gift for cutting through media-hype and conflicting research, Dr Kristy provides parents with practical information and clear tips and strategies to ensure children are given every chance to learn, while having fun and maintaining a healthy life/technology balance.
Passionate about helping kids get the most out of their digital experiences, Dr Kristy delivers regular Parent Seminars on technology and its impact on early learning and brain development, to assist parents with the enormous task of parenting in the digital age.
Dr Kristy is often featured as a keynote speaker at Australian and International conferences on interactive technologies and early learning. With a PhD in educational technology and as an active researcher in the field Kristy is regularly called on by the media for her insight.
Dr Kristy's current research interests include early brain development and the impact new technologies have on young children’s learning and development. She has undertaken consultancy work with various NSW and Queensland childcare providers and primary schools. Dr Kristy has also provided consultancy services to children’s multimedia companies and has published several evaluations for the NSW Department of Education and Communities.