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Story editor

A beautifully simple editor that is the heart of Storypark.

  • Create observations.

  • Unlimited photo uploads.

  • Link child goals and parent aspirations.

  • Tag your province's curriculum or philosophy.

  • View stories individually or as part of a child’s journey.

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Individual or group stories

Write about an individual child, a group of children or a whole room or service. Stories can only be seen by your educators and the families of the children in them. Use individual stories for learning stories and magic moments for families with privacy concerns. Use group stories for daily diaries, quick updates to families or trip reports.

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Family, educator and child responses

Stories are a key part of two-way communication on Storypark. Educators and family members can respond with text or media. Our families app even prompts families with a range of simple conversation starters if they are unsure of how to get started.

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Family moments

Families can create their own moments through the Families app and share them with you. See what a child did during their weekend or holidays and further contribute to your understanding of their development.

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EDUCATORS APP

Child reflection

The iOS Educators app includes a child-safe mode that lets children view and reflect on their own learning. Sit together with a child and record audio or video responses - this means they can be active protagonists of their own learning.

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Educator Portfolio stories

Save your documentation as evidence and even add supporting explanation to show how it contributes to your developmental goals or focus areas. Built for collaboration and development - reflect on your own learning or practice in portfolio stories, then select colleagues to get comments, guidance and feedback from. 

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ADD-ON

Story Types

Provide guidance for documentation with these prompts you can create, from which new stories can be started. You can use these prompts to help new educators gain confidence or mandate the types of documentation your educators will create.

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Two-way communication

Unlike some software, Storypark priorities and understands the value of two-way communication in early childhood. Anywhere you want feedback or discussion with educators and families is possible on Storypark. We make it easy for everyone to get involved in a child’s learning.

We also know that you may want some one-way communication channels, allow parents to post some or all of your community spaces, or not.

Family, educator and child responses

Stories are a key part of two-way communication on Storypark. Educators and family members can respond with text or media. Our families app even prompts families with a range of simple conversation starters if they are unsure of where to get started.

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Enable story approval

Review educators’ work before it goes out to families - have peace of mind that quality documentation is published every time. You can edit their work and publish it or make suggestions, improving your educator’s skills at the same time.

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Include extended family

It takes a village to raise a child - whether that’s a local or global village, Storypark allows parents to invite unlimited extended family. Grandparents overseas and uncles an hour away can all get involved in a child’s learning. Parents choose the level of access each person has.

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Track views

Via our simple tracking tools, see when parents have viewed stories and community posts. This makes it easy for educators to plan any follow-up communications.

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Tag your curriculum

Effortlessly demonstrate how children’s engagement in your learning and development activities links to your curriculum and outcomes. Clickable definitions give educators and families more context and a greater appreciation for your work.

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Link stories together

Demonstrate how a child is progressing towards their goals by linking your documentation together over time. Link as you go or when you’re done.

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Story and tag reporting

Intuitive reports for oversight of what happens on Storypark. Whether you have a goal for every child to have a story every month or are curious to see how your curriculum has been applied over the last year, it’s there at the click of a button.