Tag: technology

The problem with Screen Time

Now, let’s talk about screen time. A contentious issue for many parents and educators, especially with regards to children under 5. In many centres, children ask to see their ‘Storypark’ photos and videos every day and become documenters of their...

/ July 19, 2017

Less can be more when documenting

There are two schools of thought around the aesthetics of documenting children’s learning. Some educators prefer to create colourful borders and backgrounds using various programmes and apps, which they then upload as an image to a child’s Storypark profile. Others...

/ April 27, 2017

Children and technology

The use of technology by children has changed rapidly in a short period of time. Many children as young as 3 years own their own devices, but how are they using this technology and what sort of learning is happening...

/ January 15, 2017

More tips for getting the most out of Storypark

There are a whole range of ways you can get the most out of Storypark! The following are a list of tips and suggestions to help you and your team get the most out of Storypark. Each tip links to a...

/ July 27, 2016

Tips for getting the most out of Storypark

There are a whole range of ways you can get the most out of Storypark! The following are a list of tips and suggestions to help you and your team get the most out of Storypark. Each tip links to a...

/ July 27, 2016

Mat Time chats at the 53rd Annual ECNZ Conference 2016

Did you attend the 2016 Te Rito Maioha conference this year? Missed some talks that you really wanted to see? Well we’ve got that for you! Watch this highlights reel of some of the fabulous speakers who presented. And while...

/ July 24, 2016

Portfolio Stories

Being a teacher can also mean being a learner. You need to be able to make observations and capture reflections on what you learn as part of your teaching practice, as well as what the outcomes for children have been....

/ June 22, 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

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

Criteria, standards, planning and technology

Courtney Caligiore is a senior teacher who is part of a large early learning centre in Melbourne. In this blog post she describes their centre’s journey in delivering quality education and documenting their work within Australia’s National Quality Framework. I am...

/ October 13, 2014