Posts Tagged with "FROG"

FROG Widgets – Shortlist showcased at #frog11

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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It was interesting to see the shortlisted widgets being showcased at the FROG conference yesterday. All kinds of widgets had been submitted into the competition for an iPad2. Congratulations must got to Chris Silverton from Ninestiles School who won for his widget that is a random name generator – great to run in the classroom […]

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#frog11 – National Learning Platform conference ICC 14 June

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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Queue music (Lenny Kravitz amongst others) and FROG11 opens at the ICC in Birmingham. Gareth Davies (FROG MD) opened the days proceedings with the launch of the schools self evaluation and school improvement programme. Schools, both at an organisational and individual level access this via the Frog community site. Schools go through and assess themselves […]

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Parental Engagement Presentation (transform) – FROG 11 (ICC 14 June 2011)

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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Hi everyone, I have managed to get the presentation that Iain Williams and I delievered at the National Learning Platforms conference uploaded onto Slideshare, ready for delegates (and anyone else!) to access. I’m sorry that are presentation was cut short by the previous session over running. I will be adding a narrative to the Slideshare […]

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Developing and enhancing school management through FROG

Monday, October 5, 2009

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Have just been developing some new pages for our staff presence in FROG. Teaching staff now have to record all formal lesson observations using FROG – a great way to get a handle on the quality of teaching and learning. This information is then presented to SLT when they log on to the portal.

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Parent Portal AUP

Thursday, October 1, 2009

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We did not feel we could launch the parent portal, without putting a specific AUP in place. Below is the AUP (Revision 1), I am sure that this will need to be tweaked and re-issued over the next few weeks, but it is a starting point. Feel free to lift it for your own use, […]

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Parent Portal launches to Year 7 parents

Thursday, October 1, 2009

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I know it has been a while since my last post, and for that I apologise. It has been a truly manic few weeks back focusing on getting technology, protocols, pedagogy and practice right for our launch of the parent portal. I’m going to endeavour to put together some of the key elements we have […]

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Parental Engagement – FROG Conference 2009

Saturday, June 13, 2009

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Many of you will know that this year I presented a session on parental engagement and use of online portals at the FROG National learning platform conference, June 2009. I have been through my presentation again and recorded a screencast (below) for those that missed it. I hope to be blogging quite a bit more […]

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FROG National Conference in June

Thursday, May 7, 2009

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Many of you who have been following my blog will already know that I am presenting at the FROG national conference this year, specifically looking at parental engagement and the parent portal. The conference is now only a few weeks away and I am turning to all of you for a bit of help. I […]

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FROG Wins Education Resources Award 2009 – Best ICT Supplier (<£3m)

Monday, March 30, 2009

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A big congratulations to FROGTrade on their accolade received 27 March 2009. BESA judges said “A company that shows an understanding of the needs of the school, its pupils, teachers and managers in a product area normally found difficult – learning platforms.” The judges were impressed by the user-friendly way the company works with schools […]

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Specialism Portal

Sunday, March 15, 2009

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Stage 1 of the new specialism portal is going live this week. Over the past three months we have shaped some ideas as to what we would like in the new portal. In a nutshell we wanted somewhere where all staff could go to get relevant information about the school as a specialist technology college. […]

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