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Grow impactful learning spaces that make a difference for people.

June 7, 2022
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Fathin Raihana

Want to apply Interest-based learning (IBL) in the classroom? Here’s how!

Like most middle school girls, Madeline and Megan have various interests. They love singing, dressing up and especially, makeup! Many would consider their interest in makeup as a hobby on the side or typical coming-of-age behaviour, but educators at William Monroe Middle School viewed it..

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March 22, 2022
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Shannon Wong

Tackling the Transition Back to School: A Teacher’s Guide

When the Covid-19 pandemic first began, it brought unprecedented changes to all facets of life - education included. Teachers and students around the world had to adapt to the demands of remote teaching and learning as buildings were closed during lockdowns.

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March 22, 2022
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Fathin Raihana

Mastery Learning: A much-needed strategy for impactful learning

Right now, a growing number of educators and school systems across the world have started shifting to an approach that focuses on what really matters—student learning. This educational strategy and philosophy is called "mastery learning."

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June 11, 2020
March 19, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

Shaping a Positive Learning Environment at Home

As a teacher, it’s THE dream when your students are listening to your lessons and are at the edge of their seats raising their hands to answer your questions. There’s a sense of accomplishment because student understanding lets teachers achieve their lesson goals. When students are engaged in class

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May 14, 2020
March 19, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

How to Motivate Students to Learn When There are No Exams

There have been mixed reactions since breaking news of cancelled UPSR and PT3 examinations. Students are relieved, teachers are concerned and parents are waiting for news of what’s next. “It’s frustrating, but we look at the bright side. This is about our children’s safety and health. I will just

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December 3, 2019
March 19, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

Building A Legacy for Moral Education

“Our children are counting on us to provide two things: Consistency and structure…” says Barbara Coloroso, a renowned parenting author of five international bestselling books. One way of building that consistency and structure is in a child’s environment between the two places they spend the most

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Set the stage for a culture of growth in your school and among the education community.

August 10, 2022
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Racheal Wong

Education & The Pandemic: An Opportunity to Build Back Better, but How?

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s the one question we’ve all been asked in school. We would answer by writing or drawing our dreams and the results usually range from meaningful to downright funny. Likewise with kids today. Sometimes you even get a different answer every two weeks

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May 13, 2022
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Dorcas Chua

What Difference Can I Make? - Learning from Sal Khan's Story

Imagine yourself walking along a beach after high tide has receded. There are hundreds of starfish stranded on the shore. You know that they won’t survive if they are not returned to the water soon. You contemplate picking them up and throwing them back into the sea. But there are so many of them.

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March 22, 2022
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Lou Yeoh

Sharing Our HEART for Education

When we think of our world today, we think of a world that is ever-changing and constantly evolving. New developments in technology have pushed the boundaries of what we know, offering a plethora of possibilities and redefining our reality. All of which, comes with a measure of change & uncertainty

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May 22, 2020
March 19, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

A Teach-At-Home Tip From Prof. Colin Diamond: Get Involved in Children’s Play Fantasies

This week I am thinking of parents who have young children who may have just started school. They will be used to an early years’ classroom environment which is designed to put play at the heart of learning. This doesn’t mean endless rounds of play: rather it recognises that play is a vital part of

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May 21, 2020
March 21, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

Parent-Teacher Teamwork: Helping Parents Ease Into Teaching Roles at Home

Schools came to a sudden close and overnight, the roles of teachers and parents suddenly took a sharp turn. Teachers are now limited to “one-dimensional” interactions with students, and parents are expected to be an ever-present guide for their children during school hours. Navigating the ‘hows and

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May 15, 2020
March 19, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

A Letter to Malaysian Parents: Prof. Colin Diamond’s 12 Top Tips for Parents Teaching at Home

As schools were closed several weeks ago, suddenly parents were given the job of teaching their own children at home. This is no easy task as parents across the world have discovered, but we are all learning about how to be the best teachers we can. At the University of Birmingham we have students

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Start your teaching and learning adventure with Frog. Discover our tools and all the marvellous ways you can use them!

August 10, 2022
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Fathin Raihana

Supercharge Learning with Launchpad!

We live in a time that has caused our children to face situations we have never had to face before. A global pandemic has created new norms like sanitising every two minutes instead of being able to play freely in the playground or not being able to see your friends’ true facial expressions because

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January 17, 2021
March 21, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

Available Now: Boost for Students & Student Revision Dashboard

Welcome back! To help students start their school year, Frog for students has been given an upgrade! As soon as students login, the first thing they’ll see is a new dashboard called the Revision Dashboard. The Revision Dashboard gives students easy access to their assignments and to self-study.

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July 30, 2020
March 21, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

Help Students Get Back on Track With Learning: Assignment and Markbook in Frog VLE

Every time school reopens for physical classes, the race to catch-up in lessons begins. To ensure that this transition happens well for students, the ministry has implemented a few changes to the school calendar with shortened holidays to help teachers and students catch up with lost time. According

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July 20, 2020
March 21, 2022
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Elaine Voon

Here’s What’s New on Frog: New Features to Enhance Teaching & Learning

Hooray! This upgrade allows teachers to personalise and manage assessment on Frog. Students can also experience more variety to their learning and assessments. It’s a win-win! Here's what's new on the Frog VLE:

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February 21, 2019
March 21, 2022
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Elaine Voon

5 Ways Frog Boost & Frogplay Helps Students Prepare For Exams

Preparing for core exams like UPSR, PT3 and SPM can be taxing and stressful on students, and teachers as well. For teachers, with limited classroom time, preparing focused revision material can be a bit of a balancing act because every topic is important! And for students, you might be asking

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Be inspired by stories of everyday people living the change they want to see in the world.

July 15, 2022
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Shannon Wong

Embracing Tech in the Classroom: Spotlight on Cikgu Ruth Ling, Frog Teacher Award Winner

Close your eyes. Think back to a time when you were a student learning the concept of percentages in Math class for the first time. What do you remember? Perhaps you remember sitting through a long lecture on why percentages are important. Or maybe, you recall having to practice endless sums on it…

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March 27, 2020
March 19, 2022
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Elaine Voon

Never too late to start: Online Learning is the NOW!

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. We spoke to Puan Norsiah Headmistress of SMK

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July 12, 2019
March 21, 2022
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Elaine Voon

Advocating Technology in T&L: Spotlight on Cikgu Fadzli Ishak, Frog Teacher Award Winner

“I have always been using technology in my daily life, and when I was introduced to the Frog VLE, it made me realise that technology in education is something so beneficial for teachers and students. That realisation sparked my motivation and dedication to be an advocate of technology

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July 10, 2019
March 21, 2022
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Elaine Voon

No Student Left Behind: Spotlight on Cikgu Kamariah Awang, Frog Teacher Award Winner.

Malala Yousafzai, an advocate for equal rights to education for women and children in Pakistan, said, “Education is one of the blessings of life, and one of its necessities.” Educators across the world resonate with her aspiring words and one such educator is Cikgu Kamariah Awang, teacher in

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April 23, 2019
March 19, 2022
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Elaine Voon

The Heart of An Educator: Spotlight on Cikgu El Gamillo, BTPN Terengganu

If you feel the digital revolution has impacted your daily lives, imagine what awaits the future generation as they begin their careers after graduating from school, college, or university. Companies are looking for digitally-savvy professionals more so now than ever, making it a priority for

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January 29, 2019
March 19, 2022
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Elaine Voon

Challenging the Status Quo: How a FELDA School Unknowingly Became a National Winner

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 have begun

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Stay in the know of how we’re making a difference and how you can play a part!

April 9, 2020
March 19, 2022
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Isabel Brodie

YTL Foundation Provides Free Mobile Phones for B40 Families

"The global scale and speed of the current educational disruption is unparalleled and, if prolonged, could threaten the right to education," UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay. Being physically away from schools and daily teaching and learning routines during this time period is impacting the

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March 25, 2020
March 21, 2022
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Elaine Voon

Supporting National Education During Covid-19: FREE Learning Resources & Data by YTL

We hope we find you well during this unprecedented time. With schools closed, we believe that it is important to keep children active and curious, and we are working hard to ensure that learning can continue at home. In collaboration with YES and FrogAsia, YTL Foundation is launching the

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December 18, 2019
March 19, 2022
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Elaine Voon

5 Big Things You Didn’t Expect to Experience at the Leaps of Knowledge Conference

It was three 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 as keynote speakers. Nicholas Piachaud, Policy & Advocacy Manager of Varkey Foundation, shared about the global

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December 4, 2018
July 15, 2022
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Elaine Voon

Frogasia Hosts the First Ever Awards Night: Recognising Schools, Teachers, and Students.

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 levelling up through the

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Explore a world of endless possibilities, one idea at a time.

August 10, 2022
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Safynaz Kazem

Empowering the Classroom Together

It takes courage, as a teacher, to continue to learn, unlearn and relearn. Years of experience in the system may not guarantee your ability to engage students in learning and provide them with the tools they need for an unknown future.

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August 10, 2022
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Elaine Voon

How to Fully Embrace Change in Education Despite its Challenges

Why do we struggle to enjoy change? Psychology suggests it’s because change requires resisting well-established behavioural patterns that were designed to make life easier. This may seem counterintuitive, particularly when circumstances are beyond our control. However...

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