Posts Tagged with "FROG"

Case-Study of our developments with FROG published

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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A case-study of how Costello Technology College is using FROG has been written by FROGtrade. and published on their website, you can download it here.

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Content being developed fast to support KS4 Maths

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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Had the opportunity to look at some of the content the Maths department are developing as part of our specific focus on supporting Y11 with revision for their GCSE examinations. Our leading teacher in Maths (AST) is using Camtasia to create screencasts with his tablet PC to demonstrate worked examples. The great news is that […]

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Breaking News – Support from SSaT with development of Transition Portal

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

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Breaking news – the colleges submission of a bid into the SSaT South Central Innovation Grants has been successful. The college will be receiving £1,000 to support the development of our transition portal. The college works very hard on ensuring that progress from KS2/3 is as seamless and transparent as possible. We have a transition […]

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Securing success via FROG

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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Have been having a big think about lots of things today, was at the regional SSAT Heads steering group and we were talking about organisational efficiency, this, combined with an email I received from our examinations officer really got me focused this afternoon on how exams information could get integrated into FROG from SIM’s. Like […]

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Engaging content for our transition Portal

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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Following on from my previous post about the xtranormal text to movie service I thought I would put something together for our transition portal which is currently in development. My thinking behind this is to really try and get some engaging content that will capture the minds of our Y6 students and keep them interested […]

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Update with Secure gateway

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

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Secure gateway is now set up and working like a treat. We are in the process of setting up the pooled machines for student access. We are using one of our Technology suites along with a Maths ICT suite to run Secure Gateway clients in the evening for students. Reason for choosing these rooms was […]

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Initial thoughts for the New Year

Friday, January 9, 2009

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It has been a couple of weeks since my last post, so, let me start by wishing you all the best for 2009. If it is anything like mine has started it’s going to be a great one! Two weeks off from school allowed for a great deal of subconcious thinking and visioning, I’ve come […]

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Safer Neighbourhoods

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

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It has now been a week since the launch of our safer neighbourhoods area on FROG. The students have really engaged with it so far, with a number of posts being put on the forum – mainly asking about our PC/PCSO who come into school every week – who they are/why they come in… Feedback […]

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Embedding online applications into FROG

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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The development of web based applications are going to see some interesting developments in schools. A few weeks ago, one of my students showed me an online graphics application called Sumo Paint. This student is studying CiDA (Certificate in Digital Applications) and did not have photoshop/fireworks at home but wanted to continue with work. This […]

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Developing stronger Community Partnerships

Monday, December 8, 2008

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Over the weekend I wrote a page to be embedded in the student portal to develop our already strong relationships with our local safer neighbourhoods team. Currently our local PCSO and PC come in to school every couple of weeks to chat to students and make themselves known, developing good relationships with students in the […]

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