3 ways to nurture and develop talents in students

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 approaches in order to help learners fully develop their skills and talents?   Step 1: Redefine our definition of smart STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Programs have had a very lucrative run within the education industry. But, if all we do is emphasise the importance of the sciences alone,…

“Frog VLE Opened My Eyes to New Possibilities!” says edtech teacher Yu Kok Hui

Passionate to Make a Difference Inspired by his parents, Cikgu Yu decided to be a teacher. With his love of technology, he graduated with a teaching degree majoring in Information Technology from Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris. Feeling accomplished with his teaching degree, he set off excited to use the strategies he’s learnt in school and had high expectations that his students should do well and get good grades. We asked him if he remembered what his first day of class was like. He laughed and responded, “I was assigned to SMK Skudai and started off with a couple of relief…

SJK(T) Ladang Elaeis : Going Above & Beyond for Students

Teaching with Purpose Teachers dedicate most of their lives to their students; they work long hours, even after school, and bear heavy responsibilities – most of which often goes unnoticed. When asked, most reasons for becoming a teacher stems deep. For some, it’s their calling, while others are inspired to impact students and make the world a better place.  No matter the reason, we are thankful for each and every teacher who cared to make a difference.   A Small School with a Big Heart Tucked in the middle of Johor lies SJK(T) Ladang Elaeis – a rural tamil school…

New Features in FrogPlay

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 offer teachers more customisable quiz functions to help personalise learning materials and assessments for their classroom! These upgrades are in process and will be implemented in stages.   FrogPlay for Students Leaderboard & Mini-Games 1. The Avatars of the Top 3 players are shown. 2. Scroll down to the other…

Are You Game: Turning Gamers into Students

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 keeping students focused during lessons. This shouldn’t be a surprise – you learn more when you enjoy yourself. This is why teachers strive to make lessons fun and less stressful with technology – to keep their students engaged and inspired to learn!   Gamer Psychology : Why People Play Games…

Stress Less During Exams. Tips You Should Know!

Don’t let anxiety affect your grades! Picture credit : Tenor   Dealing with examination stress can be difficult. However, stay calm, it will be okay. Remember these simple tips to help prepare you for all examinations.   1. Breathe in. Breathe out. Repeat. Close your eyes, clear your mind and relax your body. Take a deep breath through your nose for 4 seconds. Hold your breath for 7 seconds. Exhale through your mouth for 8 seconds. Repeat this for as many times as needed and feel yourself calm down.   2. Get Organised Be aware of your exam timetable and…

5 Reasons Why Teachers Should Attend Educational Conferences

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 much to be gained by attending a conference. These are 5 reasons why teachers should attend educational conferences. LEARN SOMETHING NEW It doesn’t matter how experienced you are, we should strive to learn something new! Get new ideas and feedback by attending a workshop. This is an opportunity for you…

Coming soon : Google Integration in FROG

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 in. With the latest upgrade in Frog VLE, it is easier to manage teaching notes and attach files needed from your Google Drive into Frog Assignments. You will be able to: Read our step-by-step guide here for details on how to use Google in Frog! Click “help” on the Dashboard or find…

Frog VLE Gets An Upgrade!

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 easily with our new Frog Bar and read our Lilypad Blog for the latest updates at FrogAsia.     What new feels like Do more and customise the teaching and learning experience with Frog Widgets.   Site Blank space for text Play with the height, space above/below, rounded corner amount…

FROG HERO: Adakah Anda Sedia Untuk MISI REVISI?

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 anda bagi peperiksaan UPSR, PT3 dan SPM. Dalam bulan Ogos, anda perlu menewaskan NO-TIME TOM. Berikut adalah langkah-langkah untuk memulakan misi anda:-