Taryn was born in Brisbane, Australia and completed a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Music) and a Graduate Diploma in Primary Education in 1997. Throughout her teaching career, she has specialised in the use of technology across the curriculum and wrote "Teaching with Learning Technologies: A Handbook for Primary School Teachers" in 2001, which sold in Australia and England.
She was a middle school primary school teacher for five years and then taught ICT for ten years. In 2012 she was appointed Director of Learning Technologies for a family of Preparatory Schools in London. Since 2014 she has become a freelance consultant and property developer.
Educational Technology Consultancy
Taryn currently works two days per week at a leading London Day School as a Director of Learning, specialising in the use of innovative technologies to support outstanding learning. She is available for teacher training sessions from Foundation Stage to Key Stage 3. >> FIND OUT MORE
Taryn is the owner and landlord of two flats in south east London and does all the renovations and property maintenance herself (except gas & electrics). She loves carpentry and plumbing, but particularly enjoys designing and installing kitchens. >> FIND OUT MORE
In 2014, Taryn began using Infographics to help explain concepts to other teachers. In 2015 she was commissioned to create 14 infographics for Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn. >> FIND OUT MORE
Taryn created her first website in 2000. Since then, she has regularly enjoyed creating websites for friends and family. In 2015 she began creating websites for freelance musicians and actors. >> FIND OUT MORE
Health & Wellbeing
In January 2015, Taryn went sugar-free for 30 days and created a blog and website about her experiences. She is now building a website for nutritionist, Gareth Edwards. >> FIND OUT MORE