Tag: Family Engagement

Improved communication has meant the need for less documentation at Royal Children’s Hospital Early Learning

“Storypark has cut down our documentation by half. It allows us to focus on relationships with children. There are no daily diaries, instead parents get to see, in real-time, the natural and genuine nature of the program.” – Courtney Caligiore, Educational...

/ April 20, 2016

Storypark has changed our world at Bribie Island Community Kindergarten

      “The biggest benefit to our children has been that their parents engagement in their learning has increased. Overall, the children’s and the staff engagement with Mums, Dads and each other is amazing. They are all having discussions...

/ April 13, 2016

Who is documentation of children’s learning really for?

“The question in my mind is – who is documentation really for, at the end of the day who does it belong to? Is it a record for the child now or in the future? A tool for children to...

/ April 13, 2016

100% parent involvement at Killara Park Preschool

KU Killara Park Preschool has embraced innovation. They have worked closely over several years with Dr. Kate Highfield, an early years and technology expert, and they have thought a lot about how technology can fit within their play-based philosophy.  ...

/ April 6, 2016

Transforming the partnership between home and school

Corpus Christi school has focussed  a lot of energy on engaging parents in their child’s learning. The school heard about Storypark and were instantly impressed with how easy it seemed to set up and manage and the potential to transform...

/ September 2, 2015

From apprehensive to addicted – Part 1

Lollipops Waiuku teachers have travelled a long way in six months, from nervous novices to absolute advocates of Storypark. The Centre Director, Hailee Minty put Lollipops Waiuku forward to be one of the first Educare centres to adopt Storypark. Hailee...

/ September 2, 2015

The impact of Storypark for leading ECE services

I’ve just gotten off the phone with Peter from Storypark and promised I’d write down some of the praise I was giving him in person on the phone. Storypark is amazing. It’s changed the way we’re doing things at LittleWonders...

/ June 22, 2015

Flutterbys Preschool on engagement and documentation

After searching for two years for an online program that would suit our needs we found STORYPARK!  We immediately loved the simplicity and connectivity Storypark offered our service. Storypark has already helped us improve our practice: Documentation of children’s learning...

/ June 11, 2015

Working in a community context

Amy Hutson, Supervisor, Salvation Army Early Childhood Education Centre shares her thoughts on the impact of Storypark. Our centre is a community based childcare centre with 28 children attending daily but a license for 50 children because of our parenting programme. We operate...

/ April 7, 2015

A many-hat-wearing Grandmother’s perspective on Storypark

This blog post focuses on Kath Cooper’s experience of Storypark as a Nani and is the second part of her two part series. Check out last week’s post to hear more about her perspectives as a Lecturer and Educator. Hi,...

/ January 25, 2015