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

Record a child’s voice with Storypark’s new iOS app!

Recording a child’s voice, thoughts and ideas and extending their individual interests helps them fulfill their unique learning journey. We are very pleased to announce the launch of Storypark’s app for iPhone and iPad. Not only can you quickly and easily...

/ June 11, 2014

Add images to community posts, child notes and reflections

Ever wanted to send a newsletter to your entire community  including photos of recent activity at your early learning service?  Want to add images to your teacher reflections showing examples of teaching or to capture moments planning sessions? Well now...

/ May 15, 2014

Introducing teacher profiles

Today’s release gives each teacher their own Storypark profile. Teacher profiles are visible to the other teachers that a teacher works with. Parents and family members cannot access a teacher’s profile. To access a teacher’s profile click on the teacher’s...

/ April 28, 2014