Annette Woods is a Professor in the School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education, Faculty of Education at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. She researches and teaches in the areas of literacies, digital literacices, social justice and curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. She is a chief investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child, a 7 year program based at QUT. Her recent research projects include a sociomaterial analysis of learning to write in the early years of school (Woods, Comber, Kervin and Baroutsis), and an investigation into how preschool children name their worlds when literacy and sustainability are brought together in prior to school settings. Her 2020 edited collection with Exley entitled Early Childhood Literacies: Foundations for Equity and Quality (Oxford University Press) provides a balanced approach to teaching literacy in the early years of schooling.