Tag: preschool

12 Fabulous Picture Books Featuring Great Dads

Would you like to get your hands on some brilliant picture books featuring great fathers? Here’s a selection to look for in your local bookshop.   Keys, by Sacha Cotter, illustrated by Josh Morgan (English version, Huia, 2014)  Ngā Kī,...

/ August 27, 2017

Learning in a puddle

One of my clearest childhood memories is of a friend and I walking to school and coming across a gigantic puddle. It was like a magnet that drew us closer and closer. I remember us looking at each other, no...

/ June 8, 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

Supporting effective transitions to school for children

This blog post is from Zoe Roles, teacher and preschool dean of St Mark’s Church School. It shares her experience using digital tools to support children’s transitions to school and the exciting results she’s seeing. “Transitioning into school has always been...

/ December 15, 2015

10 Great Apps for Early Childhood Development

Education is on shifting ground as technology has made it possible to connect, record and educate children with more and more exciting tools. With so many tools and apps available, it’s hard to know where to begin. Many “educational” apps...

/ November 29, 2012

Storypark ePortfolios create excitement with kindergarten community

Last week the Storypark team had the pleasure of attending a presentation by local Hutt City Kindergartens who have been using Storypark e-portfolios for the last few months. The kindergarten teachers from Pencarrow were very eager to share their experience...

/ November 21, 2012

Latest Storypark features save teachers time

We are very happy to announce our latest software update that will make it easier for you to use Storypark ePortfolios. Thank you for sending us your feedback about our last release and we are glad to hear that you...

/ November 20, 2012

New Storypark e-portfolio features for parents and teachers

Hello! We are very happy to announce some updates that will make it easier for teachers and parents to use Storypark. Thanks for sending us your feedback as we love to hear from you. We know that printing options are...

/ November 5, 2012