Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Chung Hua Krokop is a top performing school in Miri, Sarawak, with over 1,300 students. Their journey began in 2017 after Cikgu Bong Jak Hian and Cikgu Kong Siong Bin attended a Hubs Module workshop, PIE, at a Frog Hub school, Kolej Tun Datu Tuanku Hj Bujang. The school runs many internal Frog programmes that is highly supported by the Headmistress, Madam Tang Suk Hung. Teachers are also willing to learn from what has been shared by other teachers from the Hubs programme. Not only that, the school has a supportive community of parents who are willing to go the extra mile for their children’s education.
Frog is making a difference in Teaching & Learning
For class lessons, teachers create Sites that consist of notes, visuals and questions. Teachers will share Sites with students before the lesson and then discuss answers with them in class. Teachers find that visuals and animations are able to help their students think more creatively. For example, Cikgu Bong practices the method of sharing Sites and discussing answers in his class with his Year 6 students. He finds that their understanding of lessons have improved by how well they are able to answer the questions and even give suggestions.
Frog is making a difference in Administration
Committee members of Skim Pinjaman Buku Teks (SPBT) use Sites for administrative documentation and bookkeeping records. This helps the committee to effectively track and trace the textbooks lent to students.
Frog is making a difference in Community Engagement
Parents are more connected with what is happening in school
Teachers assign quizzes on FrogPlay for students to complete at home as the computers in school are under a third-party ownership. In order for students to complete their assigned tasks, the school has spoken to parents and encourage them to register students for a membership at the district library. Parents are very cooperative with teachers’ suggestions and make the effort to bring their children to the library to complete their assignments online.
Teachers come together as a community to inspire and support one another and students in 21st Century teaching and learning
In 2015, teachers started assigning online assignments to students via Frog, but not all students were completing them. In 2017, teachers came together as a collective effort to encourage students to use Frog. Teachers collaborated to create a manual for Year 1 to Year 6 students on how to use Frog and complete their assignments on Frog at home.
“Myself and other teachers use FrogPlay quizzes and Assignments to assign homework to students. It is easier for teachers to mark assignments and go paperless as well.”
- Cikgu Bong, Frog Admin.