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The Importance of Family within the Early Learning Environment

Located in the Ottawa Valley, Petawawa, Ontario is home to Garrison Petawawa, one of Canada’s largest and busiest military bases. The Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre (PMFRC) provides a wide-range of programs and services for the families of Canadian Armed...

/ August 22, 2021

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...

/ August 10, 2021

The Power of Storypark at Family Day

Children, families, and educators are reaping the benefits of a new communications tool in our child care centres. With the goal of increasing engagement with our educators and families, Family Day began implementing a new communications tool in our child...

/ July 12, 2021
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An easy to use and effective CCMS solution

For many years, the management and educators at Junior Campus have trusted and used Storypark to document and share children’s learning, communicate with families, plan their learning program, make links to the curriculum and much more. Michellena Shelton, Company Director...

/ June 28, 2021

How Storypark benefits our practice and operations

Written by Kim Hiscott, Executive Director, Andrew Fleck Children’s Services We’ve always been committed to engaging with families to share their child’s early learning experience; we do this through daily interactions but also through purposeful documentation. Our “traditional” approach included...

/ June 5, 2021

How to use Story park to improve your CX

How to use Storypark to improve your Customer Experience In the last post, we talked about the importance of implementing a measurement to assess where your CX is at. If you missed the previous two videos, I recommend watching them...

/ March 24, 2021

How to scale great CX, tips for improving experiences across multiple services

How to scale great CX, tips for improving experiences across multiple services Today’s topic is all about scaling CX, how to navigate the challenges of creating consistently great experiences when you have multiple centres. While a lot of the content...

/ March 23, 2021

Three steps to make your centre more customer centric

Three steps to make your centre more customer-centric Welcome back to the second video and blog post in our customer experience in early childhood series. In the last video/blog I introduced you to the world of customer experience or CX...

/ March 22, 2021

Learning to lead

Learning to lead – How to think, act and work like a leader When we think of leadership it is often assumed that people in leadership positions have attained a certain level of professional knowledge and skill. However, it is...

/ November 16, 2020
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Fun activities to help young children improve their communication skills from home

Developing and promoting strong communication skills is vital for young children. Your child’s nonverbal communication (such as pointing, gesturing, and facial expressions), their capacity to comprehend language, and their use of different sounds, are all precursors for speech production. They...

/ September 22, 2020