Celebrate children’s learning journeys with new photo books

Over the past year Storypark has been receiving an increasing number of requests from parents asking to be able to print a beautiful keepsake, learning journal or coffee table book that they can have or share as a gift with...

/ November 5, 2014

New printing options!

Storypark’s printing functionality has had a makeover offering teachers more flexibility. Choose an image layout that suits your story. Print only what you want. Turn on or off comments, learning tags, date and author. Print community posts, child notes and...

/ October 28, 2014

Criteria, standards, planning and technology

Courtney Caligiore is a senior teacher who is part of a large early learning centre in Melbourne. In this blog post she describes their centre’s journey in delivering quality education and documenting their work within Australia’s National Quality Framework. I am...

/ October 13, 2014

Open-door learning in Japan

Writing from Japan, Storypark’s partners talk about local education and how the innovative practices of Tokyo Community School are supporting their educators and children. The Tokyo Community School is an internationally-minded Elementary School with a “doors-wide-open” policy that encourages people...

/ October 6, 2014

Walking alongside a teacher’s career

Sharon Carlson has worked as a Kindergarten teacher, Head teacher and consultant. In this blog post, she talks about reporting and assessment in teaching and the launch of Storypark’s new teacher portfolios. As teachers, we have to show evidence of...

/ October 6, 2014

Learning, communicating and connecting using Storypark in India

Jocelyn Wright, Centre Director of KiwiLearners International Preschool in Chennai, India shares insights about context, curriculum and change since introducing Storypark at their centre. For us, Storypark is much more than a place to share stories about children’s learning. It is...

/ September 17, 2014

Wow!

We just found out that Storypark is a finalist in the New Zealand Innovators Awards! Twice! We’re finalists for the Innovation in Information Communications Technology & Cloud Solutions AND the Excellence in Social Innovation categories. To quote the email from...

/ September 15, 2014

Introducing new stories, teacher portfolios and more

The team at Storypark think of our software like play dough – shaped by the people who use it and never finished. Peter, Jamie, Sharon, Matt and Aaron are listening and engaging with teachers, parents and experts every day and...

/ September 10, 2014

Building digital capability in underserved communities

Storypark is partnering with  Accelerating Auckland in pursuit of our shared commitment to improving outcomes for children. Accelerating Auckland works to increase digital capability in under-served communities where it is most needed by connecting communities, public and private sector entities to support...

/ August 6, 2014

Musings on teachers’ professional learning and Storypark

The following post has been written by Joce Nuttall, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University and advisor to Storypark. It offers some provocative questions, astute observations and interesting ideas for educators.  I have a passionate interest...

/ July 8, 2014