Ever wondered how children overcome adversity and move onto to become successful and inspiring leaders?

Over the last month my family and I have been travelling in Cambodia and have been privileged enough to get to know a number of inspiring people, and this in a country where there are so many barriers to success....

/ February 9, 2014

Update: Story view count, filter stories and group story improvements

Today’s update includes a number of bug fixes and requested features from recent teacher and family feedback. At a glance, see the number of times each story has been viewed by family: Filter stories by date and activity: Changes to group...

/ January 27, 2014

Happy holidays from the Storypark team!

2013 has been an amazing year for Storypark. It’s been amazing because we’ve been able to work alongside clever teachers, parents and families who are devoted to children’s learning and passionate about getting involved and making a difference. Together, we’ve improved...

/ December 20, 2013

What? Learning stories in primary schools!

As we head towards the end of the school year it makes me reflect back to the time when my children first started school. My two girls were summer babies, which in New Zealand meant that when school started in...

/ December 19, 2013

Research on children’s learning is boring

Hi there. The aim of my blog is to give you an insight into research on children’s learning. Asleep, yet? Ok. I admit research does get a bit of a bad rap for being “highbrow” and inaccessible. I plan to...

/ December 18, 2013

Update: Create rooms to group children with their teachers

Creating rooms allows teachers to group children, families and teachers at their early learning service. For teachers, a room is similar to their early learning service’s main area in Storypark. Rooms have children, teachers, community discussion and stories. For parents...

/ November 14, 2013

Expert advice on choosing an ePortfolio

The clever folks at CORE Education have responded to the growing demand for ePortfolios and created a ‘how-to’ resource full of great prompts and questions to ask yourself when choosing or setting up an ePortfolio solution. This resource is useful...

/ October 21, 2013

Update: Stories now automatically save as you go!

Never again worry about losing half finished stories that you’ve forgotten to save. Storypark now automatically saves your stories as you go!  In this release we’ve also fixed a number of bugs and made minor visual design changes to make...

/ September 17, 2013

Add PDFs to stories, family updates, links in posts and more!

Thanks to all the teachers using Storypark who have given us fantastic feedback and suggested ways to make Storypark even better! For example, as of yesterday the administrators at early learning services are now notified when new family stories are added...

/ August 20, 2013

Exploring the benefits of ePortfolios

Exploring the benefits of ePortfolios Did you know that there are free online workshops (a seminar conducted over the Internet) looking at ePortfolio and eLearning essentials using Storypark. What Sharon will talk about: Exploring each area of Storypark – how to use and make the...

/ May 31, 2013