All posts by Sonya McIntyre

Sonya was born in Lower Hutt and went to Rata Street Kindergarten and Petone Kindergarten. A qualified ECE, she studied at Victoria University in Wellington and has worked with home-based educators, in community-based childcare and in kindergarten. With childhood memories of reading books and writing stories, combined with her passion for all things social media, Sonya segued into her role with us at Storypark as social media manager.

Daybook Options

So much can happen in a day in an Early Childhood learning environment. That can make it tough to update parents about what has gone on, especially when parents are arriving and leaving at the end of the day. So...

/ August 16, 2016

Even more quick tips for getting the most out of Storypark

Add colour to your stories The story editor has options that allow you to add coloured backgrounds, coloured borders on images, as well as font types, weights and colours to support you in creating a story that is visually appealing....

/ July 27, 2016

Quick tips for getting the most out of Storypark

The following are a list of tips and suggestions to help you and your team get the most out of Storypark. Each tip links to a help centre resource, and these can be shared with your team all at once...

/ July 27, 2016

More tips for getting the most out of Storypark

There are a whole range of ways you can get the most out of Storypark! The following are a list of tips and suggestions to help you and your team get the most out of Storypark. Each tip links to a...

/ July 27, 2016

Tips for getting the most out of Storypark

There are a whole range of ways you can get the most out of Storypark! The following are a list of tips and suggestions to help you and your team get the most out of Storypark. Each tip links to a...

/ July 27, 2016

Changing the presentation of your stories

You have spent the time and effort to create an amazing story, capturing a child’s learning moments and shared your insights on how that child’s emergent interests can best be supported. Now you want that story to pop out. Storypark...

/ June 22, 2016

Children moving between services

One of the great things about Storypark is that it can follow the child. That means that when a child comes to you from another learning service, or maybe returns to your service after a time away, you can have...

/ June 22, 2016

Spell check

You have just created a detailed learning story for one of the children at your learning service. You have captured the child’s learning in that moment, intentionally recognised the learning that has occurred, and expounded on how this learning/interest can...

/ June 22, 2016

Changing rooms

Moving from one room to another can be a very important transition for a child. With Storypark, the aim is to make that transition as simple as possible. Rooms in Storypark are just a way of sorting through the full...

/ June 22, 2016

Families with multiple children at a centre

It is always great when a child’s brother or sister starts at your centre. So we want to make sure that it is as simple as possible to share that with the parents. That means you can invite them with...

/ June 22, 2016