Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Mohamad Ali Ranau is a religious school situated on the outskirts of town in the Ranau district of Sabah. The school was one of the earliest Frog Champion schools since 2013 and has since been using Frog actively and consistently. The senior leadership team of the school are supportive of teachers and students using Frog and the school also has active admin teachers who are always coming up with creative ways to utilise Frog in school. This is what drives the success of Frog in SMKA Mohamad Ali Ranau.
Frog is making a difference in Teaching & Learning
Since incorporating Frog in teaching and learning, students have become more interested to learn again. They are especially excited when teachers arrange for lessons to be taught in the computer lab using Frog.
Students are also competing healthily with one another through FrogPlay, which motivates them to do better in answering quizzes. Not only that, some students have developed admirable qualities by volunteering to be caretakers of the computer lab to assist teachers in managing access and usage of the lab.
A tool for teachers to teach better
Teachers like to use Frog and find it convenient to prepare lessons and assignments by using Sites and Assignments. The school supports teachers by opening the computer lab till late evening so that teachers can complete their work on the Frog VLE.
Frog is making a difference in Administration
Online submissions for lesson plans through the eRPH application has been implemented in the school’s administration since 2016. Teachers find this easy to do and has helped them reduce workload by not having to do double work.
The school’s administration also utilises Frog as a center point to share and access information. The senior leadership team monitors teachers’ lesson plans online while also sharing content material for teachers to refer to.
Frog is making a difference in Community Engagement
Teachers come together as a community to inspire and support one another and students in 21st Century teaching and learning
Since SMKA Mohamad Ali Ranau started using Frog, it has been a reference to other schools for successfully implementing and using eRPH. Teacher Zaaba Mat Som, English and Frog Admin teacher, is always invited to other schools to share on best practices in utilising Frog in teaching and learning as well as administration.