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  • Help students bounce back in their learning With the MCO (Movement Control Order) extended to mid-April, schools across the nation are making the shift from traditional learning methods to online learning at home.  Recognising the setbacks teachers and students will face being away from their daily routines, the Ministry of … Read more

  • Hey everyone! We hope everyone is doing alright as we enter into the second phase of the Movement Control Order. Please continue to stay home and stay safe during this time as we battle through the coronavirus together! With an extra 14 days at home, are your kids already getting … Read more

  • We are midway in our journey around the world with the Frog World Championship! Congratulations on making it this far. We still have one month to go, so there’s still a chance that any one of you could bring home the world title! In the meantime, we have an announcement … Read more

  • Build up the learning curve! In recent weeks, schools across the world have closed their doors due to concerns over the current crisis in healthcare, and according to UNESCO, schools from 130 countries have already implemented national closures impacting the student population.  Whilst schools are asking for guidance during this … Read more

  • As the coronavirus spreads across the country, states and localities are faced with mounting pressure to close school doors. Transitioning to online learning may be the fastest solution at this point of time to avoid affecting the learning curve.   The Importance of Online Learning: A Headmistress’ Perspective We spoke … Read more

  • HELLO EVERYONE! We hope we find you well during this unprecedented time. Your safety is our priority, and we encourage you to stay at home until the Restriction Movement Order is lifted. With schools still closed, we believe that it is important to keep children active and curious, and we are … Read more

  • INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SPAIN! Our hearts, thoughts and prayer are with Spain as we continue to learn about this beautiful country.   We’re still in Spain, but we’ll be travelling to a new country next week! Stay tuned and login to FrogPlay to complete as many quizzes possible! You might … Read more

  • Dear Adventurers, we have arrived in Spain, and we bring along all our hearts, thoughts and prayers for this beautiful country. #prayforspain   In 2016, the regional government of Madrid and Catalonia were among the first in Europe to introduce compulsory courses on technology, programming and robotics at a primary … Read more

  • As the world is going through a global pandemic, our hearts go out to you. While you now need to be at home, we want you to know we are still here for you. Just because you can’t go to school, learning doesn’t need to stop. Login to Frog to … Read more

  • SMK Skudai was the 3rd place winner of the first FrogPlay Championship in 2017. Since the Championship, the lives of teachers and students in SMK Skudai have taken a positive turn. Cikgu Yu Kok Hui had seen outstanding improvement in his ICT students. Click to read how SMK Skudai levelled … Read more

  • INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ITALY! We’re still in Italy, but we’ll be travelling to a new country next week. Login to FrogPlay and complete as many quizzes as you can to redeem your next flight ticket!

  • Dear Adventurers, we have arrived in Italy! When an international student studies in Italy, it is almost mandatory in all tertiary learning institutions for these students to learn Italian. Dr. Simone Bregni, Associate Professor of Italian at St. Louis University (SLU) has been researching and testing out language learning lessons … Read more

  • Anxiety: A case of mistaken identity Society is becoming progressively aware of common global issues within education ranging from illiteracy rates to access to quality education. Included in these discussions is the study of mental health, namely anxiety, and how it affects students. An example of nervous behaviour is restlessness … Read more

  • #FROGCHAMPION SK Binjai was the 2nd place winner of the first FrogPlay Championship in 2017. The FrogPlay Championships has helped improve teaching and learning and making classroom lessons more immersive and interesting with FrogPlay. “Since the Championship, teachers have been using FrogPlay more and rely on the quizzes available to … Read more

  • INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT IRELAND! We’re still in Ireland, but we’ll be travelling to a new country next week. Login to FrogPlay and complete as many quizzes as you can to redeem your next flight ticket!

  • Dear Adventurers, we have arrived in Ireland! Whether in preschool or in university, technology is rapidly transforming the way teaching and learning takes place in Ireland. The use of games to support learning in the classroom have proven to be successful not only to improve learning outcomes but also skills … Read more

  • Play is effective for learning According to popular child development theorist Lev Vygosky, play is essential as it helps build cognitive, social and emotional development in children. However, many of us underestimate the power of play in child development.  Take for example the games we used to play as children … Read more

  • Frog World Championship 2020 begins NOW! STUDENTS – Login to the Frog VLE and complete FrogPlay quizzes to gain points on the Leaderboard! TEACHERS – Create quizzes on FrogPlay, assign them to students, or share them on Community Quiz. This will contribute to school points on the Leaderboard!   This … Read more

  • FROG WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IS BACK! This year, we’re taking students on an adventure never seen before in Championship history! Get excited and follow us on social media for more announcements –        Brief Championship History 2017 – The FrogPlay Championship was first launched and it saw more than 7,000 … Read more

  • What to do when things don’t go as planned The classroom is a teacher’s arena; these experts demonstrate the ability to multitask between administrative work, classroom management and striving to improve academic progression among students every day! However, the classroom can be unpredictable and teachers are often required to be … Read more

  • We have just launched a brand new application in the Frog VLE! Say hello to the LESSON PLANNER. The Lesson Planner is designed to support teachers in planning lessons more effectively and meaningfully. You can create your own lesson plan or just use our ready-made templates that can be customised … Read more

  • Did you know that germs are commonly found and grow on students’ desks? In fact, a Yale study reported that samples taken 30 minutes after a desk cleaning showed that only half of the bacteria and fungi have been successfully removed! Reference here. Germs are everywhere and spread by touch … Read more

  •   A study conducted by the MOE (Ministry of Education) found that around 2,000 teachers (4.4%) out of 48,000 teachers were experiencing moderate stress levels. Reference: click here.  Meanwhile, a national survey by MOH (Ministry of Health) reported that 1 in 5 of Malaysian teens (aged 13-17) are suffering from … Read more

  • Flu Season Hits Most of Malaysia The flu has been rampant this January and it feels as if everyone has been hit with the bug. Most notably, our schools have been affected with certain states still battling through the outbreak (read here) and others slowly starting to reopen school doors … Read more

  • Roll up your sleeves and get ready to deep dive January is at its halfway point where teary eyed faces now replaced with joy at the sight of friends and a chorus of “Selamat Pagi, Cikgu” fills the air. While parents breathe a sigh of relief, the workload for educators … Read more

  • Every year begins almost as if a hurricane hits. School management is flooded with administrative work, teachers preparing to onboard students, lesson planning preparation and a flurry of confused new-comers flood the entrance of schools on the first day. If you are a teacher in a primary school, we are … Read more

  • It was 3 weeks ago that FrogAsia organised its biggest Leaps of Knowledge conference yet!  And by “big”, we mean:- Having some of the biggest names in the education and creative industry like Nicholas Piachaud, Puan Sri Sherina Leong-Aris and Red Hong Yi as keynote speakers  Nicholas Piachaud, Policy and … Read more

  • Standardised tests have been cemented in education systems across the globe as a way to assess a student’s knowledge and level of understanding. However, critics of examinations say the obsession with test scores comes at the expense of learning because students memorise facts rather than understand them. Meanwhile, some teachers … Read more

  • Collaboration is an important aspect of life and is especially needed between parents and teachers so that we raise upstanding citizens at a young age. It’s important we recognise that measures of success goes beyond academic achievements because moral education fosters a well rounded individual that encompasses wisdom towards diversity, … Read more

  • Schools do not exist in isolation and require the help of every stakeholder to ensure that the best interest of students are being met. When you enjoy what you do and who you do it with, you can accomplish great things. We believe that teachers and parents help move schools … Read more

  • An empowered learner knows three things: that he or she is competent, that the task being performed is significant and that what is being done will produce impact. Unfortunately, this may not be evident in most educational institutions from kindergarten through to college. Conversely, most students are told what to … Read more

  • Education in Malaysia has come a long way in recognising the importance of developing various skill sets other than the conventional Math, Science and English. However, most of the classroom settings in schools today are still the same as it was a hundred years ago. How can educators change teaching … Read more

  • FrogPlay will be Upgraded Soon When lessons are fun, we remember information more easily. To help teachers facilitate personalised learning in a fun, engaging way, we launched FrogPlay – a revision application within the Frog VLE. We hope that these new features continue to empower student decision-making when learning and … Read more

  • Technology has Changed the Way We Learn Think about it – a decade ago, you’d have to research from a library book for school projects. Today, a quick reference from the World Wide Web does the trick!  However, one of the challenges that teachers still face in their classroom is … Read more

  • Being an active part of the education industry is important. It keeps you updated with the latest tools and trends in education and collaborate with like-minded people.   With the internet at our fingertips, it’s becoming easier for us to decide what and when we learn. However, there is so … Read more

  • It doesn’t matter what tools you use to get the job done – but how different tools can be used to benefit students and their learning. How can you assess the essays of over 30 students easily? How would you assess them in a group? This is where Frog comes … Read more

  • Frog at the Heart of Teaching & Learning We believe in a world where students love learning and where technology removes boundaries. Because of that, the latest FrogVLE focuses on easier-to-use functions and further collaborative opportunities within teaching and learning.   What new looks like Navigate your way through FrogVLE … Read more

  • Masa tiba lagi untuk .. PEPERIKSAAN! Guru dan pelajar kini bertungkus-lumus untuk melakukan persediaan di musim peperiksaan dan Frog ingin membantu anda! Menyeru semua Frog Hero .. Anda kini sebahagian daripada MISI REVISI! Dari bulan Ogos ke Oktober, kami ingin membantu anda mengatasi kesuntukan masa, kebosanan dan mudah lupa dalam persediaan … Read more

  • Last year, you levelled up by playing, improving and winning in the Frog Championships: Level Up for English, Maths and Science. This year, all core subjects are getting a boost through the Frog Championships: Boost Your Play! Through the newly launched Boost Sites, we now cater to more subjects – … Read more

  • What a spectacular weekend we had! The FrogAsia team travelled to Perak for kLeaps, a community-based Leaps of Knowledge event. It was an honour and a privilege to work collaboratively with the Perak state education department, schools and Frog Advocates or VLE Facilitators to ensure this event was a huge … Read more

  • We believe every child is born unique and should be given equal opportunities to unlock their potential. For this, we strive to level the playing in education, where every child have access to quality education and a chance to uncover their capabilities. So, what does this mean for special needs … Read more

  • Since the launch of the FrogPlay Championship in 2017, schools across Malaysia have shown great motivation and determination to win the Champion title. When we took the competition to an international stage in 2018, we saw schools driven beyond motivation and determination. Schools began strategically implementing effective teaching and learning … Read more

  • There has been much talk about disruptive innovation in education. Teaching and learning approaches are rapidly changing where the traditional “chalk and talk” have shifted to a blended-learning method. Through technology, many schools are enlightened by the possibilities of change and begin seizing opportunities to challenge the status quo in … Read more

  • Happy New Year and welcome back to the Lilypad! We hope you had an amazing time of rest and bonding with family and friends throughout the Christmas and New Year holidays. During the holidays, we were busy powering up some pretty big things for 2019! 😉 Last year, we levelled … Read more

  • Just the night before on 28 November, we hosted our very first Awards Night, in collaboration with YTL Foundation, at the JW Marriott, Kuala Lumpur. It was a spectacular night where we invited all our winners of the YTL Foundation Schools Awards, 1BestariNet Teacher Awards and the Frog Championships. We … Read more

  • What a tremendous year it has been! We started the year with one goal in mind: to encourage and inspire the community to raise the bar in education through 21st Century teaching and learning. And throughout the year, we have seen schools, teachers, students and even parents leveling up through … Read more

  • What an amazing weekend we had in Johor for our third kLeaps Conference this year! This year as we aim to inspire and motivate schools to level up and raise the bar in education, we saw just how much schools in Johor have achieved and we are so encouraged by … Read more

  • Technology is becoming more and more prominent in our daily lives as we move into a world of globalisation and digitization – Welcome to the 21st Century! In a world that is fast-paced and changing ever so quickly, FrogAsia aims to bring all schools forward into 21st Century education so … Read more

  • FrogAsia believes in a world where everyone loves learning and where technology removes boundaries. This year, we decided to bring kLeaps to Kedah to enable more educators, students and parents to raise the bar in education together and inspire and encourage the Kedah community in 21st Century learning. In case … Read more

  • Just when you thought the excitement from the FrogPlay World Championships are over, we are bringing you more! Starting this month, FrogAsia is launching a series of monthly challenges that are aimed to help students learn more and improve their grades through gamified-learning.The Frog Championships: Level Up! is a series … Read more

  • FrogAsia caught up with with SJK(C) Choong Cheng, FrogPlay Championship 2017 1st place winner, and found that the power of conviction and determination can lead to great and unexpected outcomes. SJK(C) Choong Cheng was an underdog as a Sekolah Kurang Murid (SKM) throughout the Championship that ran from June to September … Read more

  • FrogAsia caught up with SK Binjai, FrogPlay Championship 2017 2nd place winner and discovered it was more than just skills and interest that took them to the top. Our conversation with SK Binjai was truly an inspiring and eye-opening experience. Not only did this school showcase hard work and motivation, but … Read more

  • FrogAsia believes in providing a space for students to learn creatively with technology and for teachers in the community learn and share new classroom experiences together. The Frog Classroom Makeover Programme transforms classrooms in schools throughout Malaysia into 21st Century learning spaces that promotes technology-enabled learning. A Frog Classroom also … Read more

  •  7 April 2018 – Leaps of Knowledge 2018: Level Up! Conference took place at the JW Marriott, Kuala Lumpur, and what a spectacular day it was!Over 600 teachers and parents were inspired to raise the bar in 21st century teaching and learning through a series of keynotes given by Lou, … Read more

  • This year, we are working together with schools, teachers and students to raise the bar in education, by encouraging, guiding and supporting them on their journey in 21st century education. We believe that by transforming traditional classrooms into 21st century spaces, every child has the opportunity to be equipped with … Read more

  • 7 March 2018 – It was a day to remember, not only for us at FrogAsia, but also for one of our Frog Schools located in Hulu Klang, SJK(T) Batang Kali.YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato Sri Najib Razak visited a Frog Classroom in SJK(T) Batang Kali, together with Minister … Read more

  • Our most anticipated conference series – Leaps of Knowledge – is back! As you know, FrogAsia organises Leaps of Knowledge annually to continuously enlighten, inspire and inform Malaysians on how education can be transformed using the technological tools available today along with the abundance of knowledge available on the internet. As … Read more

  • Hello there and welcome back to the Lilypad!As you may already know, FrogAsia is a social enterprise that catalyses change in education by doing things differently and our amazing team are a bunch of people who are passionate about transforming education through technology. As part of the first effort in … Read more

  • Since the launch of FrogPlay, learning has never been more fun! With so much positive feedback from teachers and students, we decided to turn things up a notch – by launching the FrogPlay Championship. The Championship is aimed to encourage schools to leverage the use of FrogPlay in order to … Read more

  • We believe that to make a difference, we need to be that change we want to see in the world. By challenging the status quo of traditional education methods, we are driven to transform and catalyse change in education through technology, because we want people to see that it is … Read more

  • We are adding more excitement to learning!FrogAsia is proud to present the FrogPlay Championship! We are running a nationwide competition from 11 June to 29 September 2017 for schools to kickstart the FrogPlay experience in a fun, interactive and meaningful way.  How To ParticipateAny teacher is allowed to register on … Read more

  • Since the first Frog Classroom Makeover in 2014, the Frog Classroom Programme has been providing a space for students to learn creatively and for teachers in the community to learn and share new classroom experiences together. To celebrate its 100th Anniversary, SK Kayang, Perlis becomes the first school in Perlis to … Read more

  • It is not an exaggeration to say that a great teacher can change a student’s life. As one of the most influential role models for students during their developing years, teachers play a key-role in providing students with academic enrichment. Since its launch in 2015, the 1BestariNet Teacher Awards (1BNTA) … Read more

  • We are turning it up a notch by making learning a fun-filled adventure – introducing our new gamified-learning application, FrogPlay!  FrogPlay is a revision application accessible from within the Frog VLE that increases students’ motivation to learn by applying gamified learning. Through FrogPlay, teachers can assign fun and interactive quizzes … Read more

  • On the 16th of May 2016, FrogAsia announced the winners for the 1BestariNet Teacher Awards 2016: Celebrating 21st Century teachers. We appreciate and would like to congratulate these teachers for their awards! For more information, please visit the 1BNTA website.In this series of articles featuring the 1BestariNet Teacher Awards (1BNTA), … Read more

  • It’s been just over four weeks since the launch of the Frog Assignments app and things are getting even more exciting!Now you can do much more with the new Frog Assignments App! When teachers prepare assignments on the Frog VLE, their students can complete them by submitting files through File Drop or even … Read more

  • On the 16th of May 2016, FrogAsia announced the winners for the 1BestariNet Teacher Awards 2016: Celebrating 21st Century teachers. We appreciate and would like to congratulate these teachers for their awards! For more information, please visit the 1BNTA website.In this series of articles featuring the 1BestariNet Teacher Awards (1BNTA), … Read more

  • On the 16th of June 2016,  Perak hosted its first Frog Advocates Conference. More than 80 Frog Advocate Teachers from all over the state of Perak gathered at SMK Tambun in the outskirts of Ipoh for an entire day to get to know each other even better while trading ideas … Read more

  • Guru-guru di Johor!   Adakah anda berminat untuk mengintegrasikan modul modul Frog di dalam mata pelajaran yang anda ajar di sekolah?   atau   Adakah anda ingin mengetahui lebih lanjut mengenai pengajaran abad ke-21 melalui Frog VLE?   Sertai bengkel bengkel kami untuk mengetahui :Cara untuk membantu guru mempelbagaikan teknik … Read more

  • Guru – guru di Melaka!Adakah anda ingin mengetahui lebih lanjut mengenai pengajaran abad ke-21?ATAUAdakah anda berminat untuk mengintegrasikan teknologi di dalam pengajaran dan pembelajaran di dalam kelas?Sertai sesi bengkel kami yang diadakan di bulan Julai ini untuk meneroka modul modul Frog di sekolah Hub yang terpilih! (sila rujuk jadual di … Read more

  • Today, we launched our Frog Assignments app in conjunction with the Grand Launch of YES 4G LTE Network at Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. It was very exciting to be a part of these announcements as we work closely with YES 4G as our internet partner in schools. With this app,Teachers, … Read more

  • Introducing the Frog Assignments app, now available for FREE on Google Play!By now you’ve already experienced the Assignments app on the Frog VLE. Now it’s time to bring that experience to your mobile device!Teachers, you can now track all of the assignments you’ve created in a single place and manage … Read more

  • The following are extracts from a post published on The World Economic Forum blog written by Datin Kathleen Chew Wai Lin, Group Legal Counsel, YTL Corporation Berhad in conjunction with the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2016, held in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur from 1st to 2nd June 2016.  1 | … Read more

  • On 28th May 2016, Leaps of Knowledge: Your World Reimagined was held in the JW Marriott Hotel, Kuala Lumpur!Over 500 secondary school students from all over Malaysia were inspired to make a difference through the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, a United Nations initiative aimed at eradicating poverty, reducing inequalities … Read more