Nature and the Reggio Emilia approach – Dr Anne Meade

Today our guest blog post is from Dr Anne Meade, who is one of Storypark’s advisors and an inspiration to educators across New Zealand and beyond. I grew up in the Wairarapa. My parents and extended family on both sides...

/ June 12, 2017

Want a Consistent Approach to Your Planning? Would a Template Help?

Want a consistent approach to your planning? Would a template help? Planning templates provide consistency and continuity, supporting all of your team to use the same format when collecting information and evidence.  We have 12 pre-populated templates for you to...

/ August 14, 2019

Creative And Valuable Ways To Use The Storypark Conversations Feature

Creative and valuable ways to use the Storypark conversations feature Looking for creative and valuable ways to use the conversations feature on Storypark? We have some simple ideas to help you get the most out of this fantastic tool that...

/ August 13, 2019

5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of The Reporting Feature

5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of The Reporting Feature Have you ever wanted to know more about the reports feature but haven’t had a chance to explore its capabilities?  We’ve put together 5 handy tips for getting the...

/ August 9, 2019

Leading Children in Practicing Citizenship

A teacher’s governing role serves as the foundation of their student’s experimental learning in the room. Styles can range from traditional authority, which is about obeying and not questioning rules. It can be adult-driven rather than child-centred. Democratic leadership involves...

/ August 2, 2019

Improving Engagement With Parents

Storypark’s purpose is to help every child fulfil their unique potential, by connecting and empowering the community around them. A key part of how we seek to achieve this is by sharing each child’s learning with their family and seeking...

/ July 30, 2019

Technology is a gamechanger at Central Michigan learning lab

Mount Pleasant in Central Michigan is home to one of the state’s largest universities. Central Michigan University, with 20,000 students, almost double the population of the city and is known as a “college town”. From its beginnings as a teacher’s...

/ July 26, 2019

What does it mean to be a Reggio Emilia inspired early learning service?

What does it mean to be a Reggio Emilia inspired early learning service? You do not need to look hard to find early learning services aligning their programs and practices with the Reggio Emilia educational project. Early learning services often...

/ July 16, 2019

Stronger together

Stronger together: The power of digital documentation when working with families who speak other languages   With increasing numbers of people emigrating from their home countries to far off lands, educators all across the world are now working with diverse...

/ July 12, 2019

Communicating the Benefits of Art Therapy

Veronica Bestall has a vision. A vision to create more awareness of the benefits Art Therapy provides for understanding emotions, being fully self-expressed, processing grief and trauma and developing healthy social skills. Storypark is helping her do this. Veronica shared...

/ June 17, 2019

North America’s First Independent Assessment on the Impact of Digital Documentation in Full-day Kindergarten

The use of digital documentation in early childhood programs is becoming more and more commonplace throughout Canada and the U.S.   Many of these platforms talk about the benefits that they offer, but until recently, no known studies had been...

/ June 10, 2019