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Will implementing a digital documentation solution result in more parent engagement?

A new research study completed by Dr. M.E. Picher on the use of a digital documentation technology (called Storypark) in Ontario’s kindergarten program shows that this technology had a positive impact on parents’ engagement in their children’s learning. The study,...

/ September 11, 2019

Are you considering a digital documentation solution but worried it will be too much extra work? See the research that proves otherwise.

Findings from a new research study on the use of a digital documentation technology (called Storypark) in full-day kindergarten showed that, overall, workload did not increase for the educators who participated in the study. The research, which was done by...

/ September 10, 2019

How does digital documentation help children directly?

It’s commonly understood that digital documentation can help educators and parents, but how does it help children directly?  A new research study by Dr. M.E. Picher on the use of a pedagogical documentation technology (called Storypark) showed that the online...

/ August 27, 2019

Does digital documentation replace face-to-face conversations between parents and educators?

Does digital documentation replace face-to-face conversations between parents and educators?  The answer may surprise you! New research completed out of the University of Toronto on the use of a digital documentation technology (called Storypark) has dispelled the common misconception that...

/ August 16, 2019

Discussions with Dr Edward Melhuish

We are extremely fortunate at Storypark to have the support and guidance of some of the worlds leading experts on child development and early childhood education. One of our advisors is Dr Edward Melhuish. Professor of Human Development at the University...

/ February 13, 2019

End of year transitions

It’s beginning to look a lot like… well, that time of the year when you seem to have even less time in the day than you do the rest of the year.  Things always seem to be that much more...

/ November 20, 2018

Storypark as a teaching and learning tool

Storypark as a teaching and learning tool in a curriculum and pedagogy unit in the Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University. Dr Rebecca Andrews and Ms Paula Haalebos. The staff and second year early childhood students in the Department of...

/ October 11, 2018

The Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development with Storypark

Parents now have easy access to the most up to date scientific knowledge on early childhood development through Storypark’s partnership with the Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development. “The goal of the Encyclopedia is to have as many parents, family members...

/ February 27, 2018

Storypark provides a time efficient, holistic planning platform for whole centre planning

Lynne, an early childhood educator for Nelson Tasman Kindergarten Association in New Zealand has been using Storypark’s new planning feature for several months with Nayland Kindergarten and shared with us her experiences and how this service plans holistically with their...

/ October 25, 2017

Planning with Storypark helps teachers succeed at Te Puna Reo o Ngā Kākano

Tānia Gaffey is a dedicated early childhood educator and mentor who has shared her experiences with using Storypark’s new planning tools and how Te Puna Reo o Ngā Kākano (an urban-based, kaupapa Māori, Bronze Enviroschool in Thorndon, Wellington) have customised plans to...

/ October 25, 2017