Storypark android app

Powerful New Android App for Educators

Every day, educators and families use mobile devices as a fast and easy way to communicate and share. The Storypark for Educators Android app is having a revamp. We’re bringing that same powerful experience to your early childhood service so...

/ November 16, 2022

Community of Practice Guidelines

Community of Practice Guidelines Do you want to nurture the growth of your community, foster innovation, and support and share quality practice? A Community of Practice is a great way to network with like-minded professionals who share a concern or...

/ November 9, 2022

End of Year Tips

End-of-Year Teacher Tips Wow, it’s getting to the end of the year already. Congratulations on all of your hard work!  We hope you and your families enjoy using Storypark at your service. We’ve put together some handy tips and information...

/ November 2, 2022

Help is at your fingertips

How to Find the Help You Need Do you sometimes find when you are using Storypark that you have a burning question to ask or a problem to solve? Thankfully, Storypark is relatively straightforward to use, but figuring things out...

/ October 18, 2022

Less can be more when documenting children’s learning

There are two schools of thought around the aesthetics of documenting children’s learning. Some educators prefer to create colourful borders and backgrounds using various programmes and apps, which they then upload as an image to a child’s Storypark profile. Others...

/ October 10, 2022

Stop the cobwebs and ghouls

Is it time to stop the cobwebs and ghouls? Tessa McStravick asks this question and offers some non-spooky alternatives for Halloween. One October, walking into a department store, my friend Ani came across a human skeleton seated on a bench...

/ October 4, 2022
children playing in nature on a hill

Planning and documentation in nature-based settings

Planning and documentation in nature-based settings Planning and documentation in nature-based settings are crucial if you want to embrace and support an emergent curriculum. But for many, the idea can bring up perceived barriers and challenges that can prevent you...

/ September 15, 2022
kids walking to school

Back to school! Tips for starting your teaching year organized

Do you ever feel at the end of your teaching year that your entire life is in complete and utter chaos? Are you a new teacher who is wondering “how on earth do I stay organized amongst all of the...

/ September 4, 2022

Why are child care and early years programs in Nova Scotia shifting to Storypark?

Storypark is Canada’s leading online platform for family engagement, pedagogical documentation, and professional development. It is used by quality focused ECE services across the Provinces, including the Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education (NSCECE) in Halifax who are using...

/ September 2, 2022

Giving children authentic and specific praise and feedback

Do you often find yourself giving children feedback and hearing yourself use the same phrases many times a day? Do you often think your praise and acknowledgement sounds rehearsed, and non authentic? How does this make children feel about their...

/ August 19, 2022