92% of parents rated Storypark as easy to use

The results from the Storypark Parent Survey are out now! In December last year we conducted our first Storypark member survey. A big thank you to the many Storypark members who participated. I’m sure you will all be interested it...

/ February 26, 2014

The NZ Festival of Education, an awesome opportunity to experience and learn about innovation in the NZ education community

The Festival of Education is for every one –  families, teachers and children. It’s going to be hands-on and fun! Running out of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch this is your opportunity to actively celebrate (for free!)  achievements in the New Zealand...

/ February 26, 2014

Early childhood education through distance learning – so how does that work then?

The Early Childhood service of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, New Zealand’s correspondence school, was looking for a bridge between new technology and what they knew all children needed to learn, through hands-on, full sensory experiences. Storypark fitted the...

/ February 20, 2014

Introducing learning sets, learning tags and other updates!

We are excited to have released our new ‘Learning sets and learning tags’ features! Storypark has been working with teachers and experts in New Zealand and Australia to help enrich learning stories by deepening links to curriculum, learning outcomes and...

/ February 12, 2014

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