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

Top 5 reasons Storypark is now even better!

Check out the exciting new features the Storypark team have just released! 1. Improved look and navigation – Storypark is now even easier to use. 2. Community features – Share ideas, ask and answer questions and discuss upcoming events with teachers and parents. 3....

/ April 29, 2013

Grounded questions, rich stories, deep change

Grounded questions. Rich stories. Deep change: Mark Strom See the talk on YouTube.

/ April 28, 2013

More ducklings spotted in the pond at Storypark

As we say farewell to 2012 we have been reflecting on what an amazing year it has been for all of us at Storypark. So much has happened for us in the last few months since we launched Storypark and...

/ December 23, 2012