Tag: transitions

Change Doesn’t Have to Be Scary! How to Help Children With Transitions

It’s been a long day and you’re finally settled on the couch to watch the season finale of your favorite television series. The dramatic conclusion is moments away when, without warning, someone changes the channel to check a sports score....

/ July 31, 2017

Supporting an effective transition to school

The end of year is a busy time for everyone, so we’ve prepared a few practical tips from experts to help you save time and create the best outcomes for children. In the run up to holidays children are excited,...

/ December 5, 2016

One simple step to a smooth transition

With over 3,000 Early Learning Centres (ELC’s) around the world using Storypark it’s no surprise that children coming to your Early Learning Service may be bringing Storypark with them. Transitioning from one ELC to another can be a big change...

/ September 23, 2016

Even more quick tips for getting the most out of Storypark

Add colour to your stories The story editor has options that allow you to add coloured backgrounds, coloured borders on images, as well as font types, weights and colours to support you in creating a story that is visually appealing....

/ July 27, 2016

Supporting a child’s transition from kindergarten to school

Recently on our new early learning web series “Mat Time” we interviewed Carol Hartley, who is the head teacher at Mangere Bridge Kindergarten in Auckland, New Zealand. Carol was part of a 10 year research project about supporting children from...

/ June 29, 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

It’s hard to keep track, they’re learning and growing so quickly…

This kind of statement is something you’re probably familiar with – often recited by proud parents or family about their child. It’s kind of the same for us at Storypark. As the year wraps up we’re reflecting on everything we’ve...

/ December 15, 2014

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