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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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