FrogPlay - Teacher User Guide
Posted by Jay Howard, Last modified by Jay Howard on 08 May 2019 02:30 PM

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What is FrogPlay

FrogPlay is an additional module within the FrogLearn VLE that provides additional functionalities for the quiz experience:

  • Pre-built Quizzes

A bank of ready-made quizzes that you can assign to students quickly and easily.

  • Advanced Analytics

Enhanced student performance measurement, including the recording of student answers on a question level, and a comparison of student performance over time.

  • Quiz Selection For Students

Student(s) can choose quizzes to complete from a bank of ready-made quizzes.

  • Games

Students can play fun and exciting games between questions to improve motivation and engagement (if permitted by the teacher).

Allows access to the Quiz Builder which provides:

  • 9 Question Types

Test your class’ level of understanding with 9 question formats made available on the FrogPlay quiz builder.

  • Auto-Marking

Save time when quizzes are marked on the spot with no delay.

Accessing Pre-Built Quizzes

With FrogPlay, you can access a bank of ready-made quizzes that you can assign or share with students quickly and easily.

  1. Launch your “FrogDrive” application by clicking on the “Quick Launch” icon located on the top right of your Frog Bar.
  2. Click on “Quizzes” from the left hand menu.
  3. Click on “FrogPlay Quizzes”.
  4. Click on “View” to preview the questions within each quiz.

Using Quizzes in a Site

Quizzes can be made available as part of a Site. This allows you to make these quizzes available to students at any time, and allows students to complete the quizzes as part of revision.

  1. On a new Site or an existing Site, drag and drop the “Quiz” widget into the Site.
  2. Double-click the Quiz widget to bring up the widget settings.
  3. Under the widget settings, click “Import Quiz”.
  4. This will open FrogDrive where you can create a new quiz or use an existing quiz.
  5. To create a new quiz, click “New Quiz”.
  6. To use an existing quiz, select a quiz and click “Use”.
  7. Your Quiz will then be added to your Site.
  8. To save changes to your Site, click on “Save Changes”.

Viewing Quiz Results From the Data Viewer

If you have ‘Edit and Manage’ access to a Site and have included data gathering items such as quizzes, polls or forms you will want to review the data that has been collected by these items. Data Viewer is a tool that can be used to review these collections of data. It is accessed on a site by site basis and also provides you with the ability to export the data collected.

To access Data Viewer, browse to a site that you wish to review collected data for and then On the navigation menu next to the Frog head, click on the Site Menu , then click on "Data Viewer".

  1. In the data viewer, click on “Quizzes” in the left menu to review the data collected from quizzes on the site you have chosen.

When viewing the data for an individual quiz the summary area of the view will display:

 

  • The name of the quiz
  • How many times people have taken the quiz (total submissions)
  • The number of people the site has been shared with
  • The date and time of the first submission
  • The date and time of the most recent submission

The summary area will also display a graph showing the number of submissions per day, week or month. If the quiz has been active for less than 14 days the graph is displayed in days, between 14 and 59 days in weeks and 60 days or over in months.

The following data fields will also be returned from the quiz, which can then be exported to a CSV:

  • Username – The username of the person who took the quiz.
  • Name – The full name of the person who took the quiz.
  • Start – The date and time the person began the quiz.
  • End – The date and time the person completed the quiz.
  • Score – The final score achieved, based on questions answered correctly first time and questions answered correctly on retries.
  • Answered First Time – The number of questions answered correctly first time.
  • Answered After Retry – The number of questions answered correctly on a retry, after initially answering incorrectly.
  • Total Retry Attempts – The number of physical retries attempted by the person taking the quiz, this is not the number of questions retried

To export data, click the “Cog” icon and select ‘Export to CSV’. Upon clicking on Export, your data would be automatically downloaded onto your device into CSV file.

USING FROGPLAY QUIZZES IN ASSIGNMENTS

Quizzes can be assigned to students to allow them to complete the quizzes as part of homework.

Assigning a Quiz

Having selected a quiz, there are three ways these can be assigned to students: 

  • From FrogDrive 
  • From Assignments
  • From a Site

From FrogDrive

1. Click on the "Quick Launch" icon and select "FrogDrive".

2. Click on "Quizzes" on the left-menu.

3. Click on "FrogPlay Quizzes" on the left-hand menu.

4. Click on the quiz you would like to assign. (This will highlight the quiz in blue.)

5. Click on the "Cog" icon, and then click ‘Assign’.

6. A ‘New Assignment’ window will appear. Follow the instructions to enter the assignment name, subject, instructions, and recipients.

7. Click on "Assign".

From Markbook 

1. Click on "Quick Launch" icon and select "Frogdrive".

2. Click "Applications" from the left-hand menu and click "Markbook".

3. Select the "Assignments" tab at the top and click "New Assignment".

4. Enter the assignment name, subject, instructions, recipients and dates.

5. In the section ‘Activities’, click "Quiz".

6. Navigate to the quiz you wish to assign, click on it and click "Use".

7. Select "Assign" to assign the quiz.

Note: Once students have completed the quiz as part of their assignments, you can view their results within the "Assignments" application.

From a Site

1. After adding a quiz to a Site, click on .

2. Click on "Assign Site".

3. Enter your assignment details and click "Assign".

Note: Once students have completed the quiz as part of their assignments, you can view their results within the "Assignments" application.

Marking a Quiz

For every question type, you would be able to customize how much a student can score by answering that question correctly. The size of the marking unit can be personalised by you (e.g. difficulty of question, weightage, creativity etc.)

To do so, enter the mark you would like to at the bottom of each question when you’re building your quiz. At the end of it, the quiz builder will sum up the total marks your students have earned over the sum of all the marks automatically.
Note: Assignments that require marking will have a notification under the title ‘Requires Marking’.

1. Click on "Quick Launch" icon on the Frog Bar.

2. Click "Markbook".

3. Click on the Assignment you would like to mark.

4. Select the student you would like to mark.

5. The mark for your quiz will automatically be imported on the right next under ‘Activity Mark’.

6. Proceed with marking your other activities and enter your full mark for the whole assignment next to the ‘%’.

7. Enter your feedback on their performance on the assignment under "Add a comment" and
complete by clicking on "Next and Continue".

Accessing Advanced Reports from Assignments

To view the results of the quizzes your students have completed, you can do this within the "Markbook" application.

1. Click on "Quick Launch" icon on the Frog Bar.

2. Click "Markbook".

3. Select the "Assignments" tab and then select the assignment you want to view the analytics for from the list.
4. Click the "Class Reports" in the top right and this will launch the advanced analytics provided by FrogPlay. If you then select the student you want to view the analytics for at the top

5. Click the date the student completed the assignment on the right, and you will then be presented with the data that shows how the student answered the questions in the quiz like in the below screenshot.

ACCESSING THE TEACHER DASHBOARD IN FROGPLAY

1. To access FrogPlay, click on the Quick Launch on your Frog bar.
2. Click on the "FrogPlay" icon.

Home

Upon clicking on FrogPlay from the Quick Launch, you would be presented with the following homescreen:

1. Reports - In here you can access specific reports for the school which you can choose from 4 main category's which include a range of reports for example; student usage, school overview, monthly reports etc. 

2. Assignments - In here you can view advanced analytic reports for assignments that you have previously set for students/groups.  

3. Messages - In here you will find messages that have been sent from students which may be questions they may have regarding FrogPlay quizzes or Assignments. 

4. Student Room - This will provide you with an insight to viewing "FrogPlay" as a student.

5. Statistics - This shows an insight to your schools usage for years and top subjects. 

6. Leaderboards - Clicking on ‘Leaderboards’ on the FrogPlay menu bar takes you to the Leaderboards page. This area shows a ranking of students within your school according to the points they earned from completing quizzes. 

Reports

Clicking on ‘Reports’ on the FrogPlay menu bar takes you to 4 main types of reports:

1. School Overview

2. Subject Report

3. Student Usage

4. 7 Day Report

Note: All reports will only reflect the current academic year. To keep yearly records, you can export data into a CSV at the end of every year.

In all relevant reports, three main colors are used to differentiate student performance, which will enable you to see which students are struggling and which can move on to other topics:

Red (Mark range 0-39%)


Amber (Mark range 40-69%)

Green (Mark range 70-100%)

School Overview Report

The school overview report displays a summary of quiz usage for the entire school, from the beginning of the academic year until today (the present day). This report is useful for Headteachers and the Senior Leadership Team to measure usage and student performance over the entire year.

The School Overview Report displays the following information:

  •  Student Statistics: Displays the total number and percentage of students who have logged in, the total time they spent on quizzes, and the average time an individual student has spent on quizzes. 
  • Teacher Statistics: Displays the total number and percentage of teachers who have logged in, the total number of quizzes created and the total number of quizzes assigned.
  • Year Statistics: Displays the number of logins and the total time spent on quizzes. 
  • Department Overview: Displays the total time spent on quizzes according to subject. 
  • Year Overview: Displays the total time spent on quizzes according to the year which the students belong to. 
  • Independent Learning Hours: Displays total time spend on quizzes per month, over an entire academic year. The bar chart is further broken down per month according to the year which the students belong to

Subject Report

Subject reports display student performance according to subject. This report is useful for Headteachers and the Senior Leadership Team (as well as Heads of Department) to measure and compare usage and student performance among different departments or subjects.

In order to view more information in Subject Reports:

1. Click on a desired Phase (e.g. Upper Primary) to view more information.

2. Use the dropdowns to select a year and class. You can also set a date range to view data from a specific time period. If you do not specify a time period, the default date range is set as the first and last day of the year (1st January to 31st December).

3. You can now view student performance details by subject on the bottom half of the page. Click on a subject to view more details.

4. Click on a quiz name to view more details.

5. This will bring you to a detailed report where you can view each student’s total time, number of attempts, maximum score, first score, last score and average mark.

Under Questions Answered Incorrectly, clicking on the Question enables you to preview the question, whereas clicking on the number of students who answered incorrectly shows the student names on the top of the page.

Student Usage

Student usage displays student performance for individual students across all subjects. This report is useful for class or subject teachers to view student performance across different subjects over the academic year.

To view more information in the Student Usage Report:

1. Use the dropdowns to select a year and class. You can also set a date range to view data from a specific time period. If you do not specify a time period, the default date range is set as the first and last day of the year (1st January to 31st December).

2. You can now view student performance details on the bottom half of the page, showing:

  •  Last name 
  • First name 
  • Total time (Spent on quizzes) 
  • Average score 
  • Last Accessed (Time and date when the student last accessed a quiz)

3. Click on a student to view the student’s performance for different subjects.

4. Click on a subject to view student performance of quizzes within that subject.

5. Click on a quiz to view details student performance within the quiz.

6. This will display student performance details for every attempt, and every question within the quiz.

To view the question and the correct / incorrect answers, click on the question.

To view details on each attempt the student has made, click on the date of an exercise attempt.

When viewing a student’s exercise report on a selected attempt, you would be able to view information on all attempts detail summary and details of that particular attempt. Scroll down and click on a particular question for more details of student performance on that question for that quiz.

Day Report

The 7 Day Report displays a summary of total time spent on quizzes, according to weeks. This report is useful for Headteachers, Senior Leadership Team and teachers to view usage trends by week. The report shows:

  • Last name
  • First name 
  • Total time spent on quizzes this week 
  • Total time spent on quizzes the previous week 
  • Total time spent on quizzes 2 weeks ago 
  • Total time spent on quizzes 3 weeks ago

Improvements in student performance is indicated by a green upward-pointing tick, whereas a decrease in student performance is indicated by a red downward-pointing tick.

You can filter the information by Year, Class and Group using the drop-downs at the top of the page. 

You can also scroll use navigation buttons at the bottom of the page to view more students. 

Customising and Downloading Your Reports

You can customise your reports by searching for specific data, and filtering data. You can also download reports for further analysis or for storage.

1. Enter Keywords in Search

When looking through reports, use the grey filter button (this can be found in the top right), and then use the blue search bar on top to help you find reports.

Type in the keyword for what you are searching for which can be the subject or the students full name in the search bar then click Enter to search for results.

2. Using different Dropdowns

Use the different dropdowns available (Year, Class and User Type) by clicking on them and choosing accordingly to help narrow down your search.

3. Filtering Time and Dates

When looking through reports, you can also filter reports according to specific time and dates by selecting the grey "Filter" button.

1. Click on the "Calendar" icon to open the calendar.

2. Under the calendar, Use the arrows to move back and forth to navigate between months. 

3.  Click on a specific date on the calendar to choose the starting date of your report. The date will highlight in blue once selected.

4. To choose a specific time for the reports (optional), click on "Click to set time".

5. Use the up and down arrows to set time according to hh: mm: ss 6. Proceed by clicking anywhere outside of the timer settings

7. Once you have chosen the time, repeat steps 1 to 6 to set the end date/time of your report.

To clear search settings/filters, click on on the right hand side of the search.

Downloading Reports

Once you have searched and successfully found a specific report that you want, click on "Download CSV" to download the report onto your desktop.



Clicking on this blue button will activate the download of your report in CSV format.

Profile

To view your profile, click on your username on the right hand side of the FrogPlay menu, then click on "My Avatar".

You can now view your avatar and perform different functions to personalise your FrogPlay avatar. Your avatar is your personal icon customisable according to your preferences.

Credits System

Parts for your avatar are redeemed or ‘purchased’ using credits. The total credits you currently hold will be displayed on the top left corner of your profile. To help you get started, each user will receive a default number of credits:

  • Teachers: 100,000 credits
  • Students: 600 credits

This will encourage students to earn their credits by completing more quizzes.

Editing Your Avatar

To customise your avatar, you can choose different parts, which can be further customised according to colors and skins.

Selecting an Avatar Part

1. Click on the drop down menu in the top right. 

2. Click on the category you would like to view (e.g. Accessories)

3. Click on an avatar part to try it on. The cost of each part is shown with a orange marker. Parts with no orange markers cost nothing to use.

4. To move or position the avatar part you have just added around, use the Nudge buttons below your Avatar.

5. If the part you have selected needs to be ‘purchased’ using your points, you will see the cost of the part above your avatar:

6. Click on ‘Add to Basket’ if you are sure you would like to ‘purchase’ this part. This would automatically add to your shopping cart.

7. Once you are satisfied with your avatar, click on Save to proceed.

8. If the part you have selected needs to be ‘purchased’ using your points, a pop-up of your shopping list will appear.

9. To remove an item from the list, click on the top right red "X" on the item.

10. To remove all items from the list, click "Empty Basket". 

11. If you are would like to confirm your shopping list and complete your ‘purchase’, click
on "Buy all items and save".

12. Once the items have been successfully added, a message will appear saying "Avatar saved".

Changing the Avatar Skin Colour

1. Clicking on "Skin Color" on the top left of your page.


2. This will bring up a colour palette in the middle of your page. Hover over the palette to show the different colors available and click on the colour you want with the magnifying glass.

3. This will change the colour of the feature you had chosen.

Note: if the avatar displays no change in colour, this means that feature is not editable.

4. Save your changes by clicking on "Save"

Randomise Avatar Parts

To create an avatar made out of random parts selected by the system, click the "Randomise Avatar" button.

Downloading Your Avatar

1. Click the "Camera" icon"

2. Choose between including the background in your image by selecting one of the options:
a) To save your avatar with your background click on "With Background".
b)To save your avatar without a background click on "No Background". 

3. This will then start a download of a picture of your Avatar.

Student View

By clicking on different parts of the homepage on the Student screen, it brings up different functions that Play offers to students. The following are the functions every student receives through Frog Play:

a) Wallpapers

b) Profile

c) Achievements

d) Reports

e) Quizzes

f) Buddies

g) Time Spent

h) Leaderboards



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