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Contents Welcome to the Inspire & Enable Frog VLE Guide

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Implementing Your VLE: An Overview

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Outcomes: What the Frog Team Can Achieve in 8 Weeks

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Week-by-Week Overview for the Frog Team

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8-Week Checklist for the Frog Team

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- Week 1: VLE Training

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- Week 2: Personalise your Dashboard

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- Week 3: Using the Calendars on your Frog VLE

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- Week 4: Organising Your Folders in the Resource Manager

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- Week 5: Creating a Site (Part 1)

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- Week 6: Creating a Site (Part 2)

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- Week 7: The Community Site and Email

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- Week 8: Using Google Docs Celebrating Highlights and Achievements

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Your Frog Team in School

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Your Frog Team: Roles & Responsibilities

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Support Channels

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Checklist Summary

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Welcome to the INSPIRE & ENABLE Frog VLE Guide! Congratulations on being selected to be part of The Frog Team! As a member of this team, you will play a key role in the successful implementation of the Frog VLE in your school. As a Frog Team member, you will be responsible for promoting the Frog VLE and its benefits to your colleagues and students. Your enthusiasm and commitment will spur others to join you on this exciting journey with Frog. We believe that your role is crucial to the successful implementation of this project. As such we have created this guide as a step-by-step plan that will guide you towards using the Frog VLE confidently.

Implementing Your VLE: An Overview To ensure the successful implementation of the Frog VLE, we have outlined an Implementation Roadmap that will enable your school to move from your current stage to full VLE implementation over a period of 40 weeks: Inspire & Enable VLE Training (1 + ½ + ½ days)

(5 weeks)

(8 weeks)

Training the Frog team at school

Setting up your Frog VLE at school and identifying your Frog Team

Launching your Frog VLE within the school and ensuring its success.

Immerse

Empower

(14 weeks)

(13 weeks)

Using the Frog VLE to its full potential as a central hub for all school communications, teaching and learning and extra-curricular activities through the VLE.

Empowering your teachers and students to use the Frog VLE in teaching, learning and extra-curricular activities.

This Frog Team Guide encompasses the Inspire & Enable Stage, and focuses on the first 8 weeks after your VLE Training.

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Outcomes: What the Frog Team Can Achieve in 8 Weeks The following provides an overview of what you can achieve within the next 8 weeks: 1. Personalised Dashboard 2. Use of Calendars 3. Organised folder structure in Resource Manager 4. A self-created Teaching and Learning Site 5. Understanding of how the Community Site can benefit you 6. Understanding of how to use Google Docs 7. A celebration of Highlights and Achievements

Week-by-Week Overview for Frog Team The above can be achieved by following a clear and manageable week-by-week schedule for the next 8 weeks as shown below: Week 1 VLE Training

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Week 4 Organising your folders in Resource Manager

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Week 2 Personalise your Dashboard

Week 3 Using the Calendars on your Frog VLE

Week 6 Creating a Site (Part 2)

Week 5 Creating a Site (Part 1)

Week 8 Using Google Docs Celebrating Highlights and Achievements !

Week 7 Using Communicative Tools on the VLE

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8-Week Checklist for the Frog Team To achieve basic VLE usage, follow the week-by-week checklists below in order to use the Frog VLE for administrative work, teaching & learning and communication in your school.

Note: Please upload your links, screenshots, documents, etc. to the CRM system as evidence you have completed the tasks for items marked with this icon:

Week 1: VLE Training The VLE Training aims to provide users with a comprehensive understanding of the 1BestariNet project and the functionality of the Frog VLE.

Week 2: Personalise your Dashboard Tasks

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Evidence

Day 1: Populate Personal Dashboard : • Add 3 tabs • Populate first tab (Hint: Use the ‘Clock’, ‘Calendar’ and ‘Notes’ widgets) and name it

N/A

Points

All

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Day 2: Populate second tab (Media, Text Box and RSS feed widgets) and name it.

All

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Day 3: Populate third tab (Hint: Use the ‘Embed Website’ and ‘External Link’ widgets) and name it.

All

Day 4: Populate Academic/ CoCurricular/Student Affairs Calendar/Personal Calendar

N/A

All

Day 5: Create and populate another Calendar (e.g. Calendar for Panitia, club or even your class)

N/A

All

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Week 3: Using the Calendars on your Frog VLE Evidence

Tasks

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Points

Day 1: Create an event on your personal Calendar and invite a colleague to it.

N/A

All

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Day 2: Invite a group to a meeting.

N/A

All

1

Day 3: Share the Calendar you have created for your Panitia/club/class with the intended group.

N/A

All

Day 4: Add the Calendar ( e.g.;Calendar for Panitia, club or even your class) to your Personal Dashboard.

All

Day 5: Book a room/equipment via the Booking Calendar.

All

N/A

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Week 4: Organising Your Folders on the Resource Manager

Tasks

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Evidence

Points

Day 1: Create folders in My Documents( e.g. Class , Subject, Reports, Personal)

N/A

Day 2: Add relevant files to folders created in My Documents

N/A

Day 3: Organise folder structure for Lesson Resources (e.g. Science/Form 1-5/ Notes/Slides/Links)

N/A

GPK/KB/KP

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Day 4: Add files to respective folders in the Lesson Resources (e.g. Sejarah, Geografi, English)

N/A

GPK/KB/KP

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GPK/KB/KP

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All

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Day 5: Prepare a document to explain folder structure and housekeeping rules in Resource Manager for LDP.

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Week 5: Creating a Site (Part 1)

Evidence

Tasks

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Points

Day 1: Select a topic for a lesson

N/A

All

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Day 2: Plan lesson outline

N/A

All

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Day 3: Source for materials for the lesson (images, videos, audio files, PDF, PPT, etc.)

N/A

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Day 4: Create a Site with a minimum of three tabs

N/A

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Day 5: Populate first tab with a minimum of three Widgets (Media, Text, Embed Website)

All

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Week 6: Creating a Site (Part 2)

Tasks

Evidence

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Day 1: Populate second tab with a minimum of three Widgets (Required: Media, Text, External Link)

N/A

All

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Day 2: Populate third tab with a minimum of three Widgets (Required: Media, Text, File Drop).

N/A

All

1

Day 3: Add a Communication Tool (e.g. Forum, Wall) to the Site

N/A

All

Day 4: Add a SCORM object to any tab

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Day 5: Share the Site with a teacher on the Frog team

N/A

All

Points

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1

5

Total Points

When you have completed all the tasks in Week 6, upload a screenshot of your completed site as evidence you have created your very own Site.

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Week 7: The Community Site and Email

Evidence

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Points

Day 1: Participate in a topic on the school forum

N/A

All

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Day 2: Create or join groups in the Community Site

N/A

All

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Day 3: Create a forum topic for your group on the Community Site

N/A

All

Day 4: Populate the Blog/Wall in your group

N/A

All

Day 5: Send an E-Mail to a colleague on the Frog Team

N/A

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Tasks

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Week 8: Using Google Docs Celebrating Highlights and Achievements

Evidence

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Points

Day 1: Create a Google Document

N/A

All

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Day 2: Share the Google Document with your Frog Team

N/A

All

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Tasks

Day 3: Collaborate on the Google Document Day 4: Showcase Sites that have been uploaded on SITE (WIP) to another colleague Day 5: Showcase the best Department Site/Subject Site to another colleague and to your classes

All

N/A

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N/A

All

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Total Points

When you have completed the task for Day 3, upload a screenshot that shows evidence you have collaborated on your Google Document.

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Your Frog Team in School As you achieve your goals through the weeks, your school will also create a Frog Team within your own school to create processes and conduct activities for the implementation of your VLE and to support your activities. Please fill in the following positions – and you’ve got your School Frog Team! Headteacher / Principal

Senior Leadership Team (GPK) GPK: PK HEM: PK Koko:

Frog Coordinator (Technical)

Frog Coordinator (Admin)

Head Frog Champions HFC 1: HFC 2: HFC 3: HFC 3:

Frog Champions (Teachers & Students)

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Your Frog Team: Roles & Responsibilities Your Frog Team will consist of your Senior Leadership Team along with the selected teachers and students, who will work together to build and introduce Frog to your school. Each individual has key roles and responsibilities as shown below:

Headteacher 1. Provides vision 2. Drives change 3. Raises awareness about the Frog VLE 4. Understands capabilities 5. Forms the Frog Team 6. Plays the role of admin user in the school’s Self-Care Support Portal

Senior Leadership Team 1. Communicates vision to the Head Frog Champion 2. Identifies goals (Roadmap) 3. Leads the school’s Frog Team 4. Implements the Frog VLE Roadmap and monitors how adoption of the Frog VLE is progressing in school 5. Provides vision and focus for their section 6. Monitors in-house training (LDP) and enhances teachers competency through internal training 7. Plays the role of the Admin User in the school’s Self-Care Support Portal

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Frog Admin 1. Plays the role of an ICT specialist 2. Understands the Frog VLE system 3. Operates and solves technical problems (provides technical support) for teachers and students 4. Manages user IDs and creates classes / groups in Frog VLE 5. Manages and updates the School Dashboard 6. Manages and updates the School Calendar 7. Manages and uploads school documents into the VLE 8. Becomes the school’s contact person for the school’s Self-Care Support Portal 9. Coordinates the internal training program

Head Frog Champion (Teacher) 1. Determines and implements vision in school 2. Generates ideas for implementing the Frog VLE 3. Shares knowledge and encourage collaboration among teachers 4. Motivates teachers and students in school 5. Understands and promotes Frog and its benefits 6. Enhances teachers’ competency through internal training

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Frog Teacher Champions 1. Develops interactive teaching and learning resources 2. Shares resources with other teachers 3. Uses the Frog VLE in teaching & learning 4. Uses the Frog VLE for school administration 5. Helps students to use the Frog VLE for student affairs and co-curricular activities 6. Provides activities that encourage independent learning 7. Promotes the vision 8. Motivates Frog Student Champions 9. Allocates tasks to the Frog Student Champions 10. Coordinates communications with Frog Teacher Champions & with FrogAsia.

Frog Student Champions 1. Promotes Frog and motivates fellow students to adopt and use the VLE. 2. Populates & updates co-curricular Sites & Calendars 3. Plans & executes the training of selected students in co-curricular groups before Frog Buzz Launch 4. Plans & executes Frog Buzz Week 5. Supports Frog Teacher Champions in school-wide training 6. Serves as an informal support system in terms of VLE usage 7. Organises all Frog-related school competitions / campaigns /events 8. Documents the progress of school competitions / campaigns / events by taking pictures, writing articles etc. Transforming Education Through the Internet

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Support Channels In implementing your Frog VLE, we at FrogAsia will be happy to support you and help you achieve your goals. Please contact your designated Relationship Manager, or contact FrogAsia support from any of the channels below:

018 799 8787 • Time: 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday. • Agents will respond to calls in both Bahasa Malaysia & English.

moesupport@ ytlcomms.my

https://1bnselfcare.yes. my

Email us with your school code and a full description of the issue!

Login to our Self Care Portal to create a support ticket!

Note: Only the 4 designated contact persons from your school can access the above support channels. All other staff MUST lodge issues with your Frog Admin Users.

Conclusion We have now successfully come to the end of the Admin Guide. CONGRATULATIONS on completing the Inspire and Enable Phase! We hope you have had an exciting journey with Frog. Keep calm and continue to Frog on!

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Use this checklist to see if you have completed all your tasks! TASKS Frog Champions (Teachers) • Personalised dashboard as per minimum requirements • Creation of Personal Calendar • Used the Booking Calendar at least once • Organised My Documents with a logical folder structure • Created a minimum of 1 Site as per minimum requirements • Created or joined a minimum of one group on the Community Site Senior Leadership Team (GPK, KP, KB) • Personalised dashboard as per minimum requirements

• Created HEM/Academic/Cocurriculur and Personal Calendar • Used the Booking Calendar at least once • Organised My Documents with a logical folder structure • Organised Lesson Resources with a logical folder structure • Produced document to explain folder structure and housekeeping rules to be used in Resource Manager • Created a minimum of 1 Site as per requirements • Created or joined a minimum of one group on the Community Site

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