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

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

Pam Cubey, on schemas and the delight in understanding children’s learning

I still feel that young children are totally enchanting.  I find myself observing them with delight, and reflecting on what they are doing and thinking about as they play . – Pam Cubey Where to start with introducing Pam Cubey? With...

/ April 15, 2014

Introducing Storypark reports!

Today we’ve released an exciting new feature that will give teachers a whole new insight into what’s happening at their early learning services. Would you like to know if parent engagement in their child’s learning has been increasing at your...

/ April 1, 2014

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 in...

/ 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