FrogPlay - Standalone Guide
Posted by Jay Howard, Last modified by Jay Howard on 22 May 2019 10:53 AM
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What is FrogPlay Standalone
FrogPlay Standalone is a module that provides school's with a virtual learning environment (VLE) for the quiz experience:
A bank of ready-made quizzes that you can assign to students quickly and easily.
Enhanced student performance measurement, including the recording of student answers on a question level, and a comparison of student performance over time.
Student(s) can choose quizzes to complete from a bank of ready-made quizzes.
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:
Test your class’ level of understanding with 9 question formats made available on the FrogPlay quiz builder.
Save time when quizzes are marked on the spot with no delay.
When you initially log-in to FrogPlay you will be presented with your staff dashboard panel, from here you can access specific applications or reports which the below guide will help you navigate around FrogPlay.
You will be presented with the following information and options.
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.
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:
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:
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:
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 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.
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:
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.
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:
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.
Once you have searched and successfully found a specific report that you want, click on "Download CSV" to download the report onto your desktop.
To view your profile, click on your user icon on the right hand side of the Frogbar, 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.
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:
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
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.
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:
3. This will then start a download of a picture of your Avatar.
Accessing Pre-Built Quizzes
With FrogPlay Standalone, you can access a bank of ready-made quizzes that you can assign or share with students quickly and easily.
1. Launch your “Quick Launch” icon located on the top right of your Frog Bar.
2. Click on the “Quizzes” icon.
3. Using the filter options select your "Key Stage" and "Subject".
4. You can also choose to filter by creator "FrogPlay" / "My Quizzes" / "My School" or "Community".
5. Select the "Magnifying Glass" icon to preview any of the quizzes.
6. You will then be able to view the questions and answers.that are in included in the quiz.
Note: If you have any feedback for us regarding the quiz questions you can use the feedback boxes on the right, and click the "Submit Feedback" button.
Building a Quiz
If you can't find the quiz you are looking for you can create your own quiz from scratch or duplicate an existing quiz to edit the questions/answers.
1. Start by selecting the "Create New Quiz" button.
2. You will be provided with two options which you can create a brand new quiz or duplicate an existing quiz.
3. Select "create a new quiz" and it will then ask you to enter the initial quiz details.
4. Once completed, click on "Next" to start adding questions to your quiz.
5. Select Question Types
Once you have successfully entered your quiz details, you are ready to add questions to your quiz. There are now 9 types of questions to choose from, more options than previously offered in our previous quiz engine:
Click on a question type to create a question.
Under the free text option, you are also allowed to enter Feedback to give your student examples related to the question you’re building. Paragraphs as answers are not recommended here.
Drag & Drop
When presented to the student these words will appear like any others and the students will highlight the words they believe are the correct answers.
Note: The student must find all of the words to be marked correct. You may want to consider including this in your question text, for example, ‘Click on the prepositions in the sentence below. There are 3 prepositions to find’.
Fill the Blanks
Note: When presented to the student, the highlighted (correct) answers in the sentence(s) will be removed and mixed with the incorrect dummy answers for the student to drag them into place.
Clicking on from the Question Types page will give you 2 options:
To help you create high-quality quizzes, Suggested Questions provides a bank of questions from the available content that is relevant to the quiz you are currently creating – these are questions that have been filtered according to the keywords you have used in your current quiz.
The Find Questions tool is ideal for combining existing questions from other exercises to make new end of topic or end of month/year tests.
If you know the questions you are looking for, or the topics that are related to the questions you are entering you can find specific questions in other exercises within the quiz engine.
Setting Marks for Questions
For each question you create, the default mark will be set as 1. However, you can customise the value of each question by changing the marks.
All questions can be edited by clicking the Edit icon next to the question you would like to edit. Once clicked, the question text, images and audio can be changed.
Note: Questions can only be edited from unpublished quizzes. Published quizzes must be duplicated before it can be edited.
Changing the Order of Questions
By default, quizzes will present the questions in random order to the student. Alternatively, after adding more than one question you can manually set the order of questions.
If you have a number of questions similar to each other (for example ‘What is A in this diagram?) you can duplicate the question for faster entry.
Uploading or Adding Media in Questions
Uploading an Image from Your Device
Note: Images must be .jpg or .png file to display correctly. Consider the file size when uploading to ensure a smooth playback to students..
Uploading Audio from Your Device
Note: Audio must be .mp3 (preferred), 3gpp, mid, ogg or .wav files to play correctly. Consider the file size when uploading to ensure a smooth playback to students.
To remove any media uploads, click on .
Saving & Closing a Quiz
The Find Questions tool is ideal for combining existing questions from other exercises to make new end of topic or end of month/year tests.
Note: We recommend an exercise should contain 20 questions to maintain the challenge and duration comparable to the FrogPlay prebuilt quizzes.
Using FrogPlay Quizzes in Assignments
Quizzes can be assigned to students to allow them to complete the quizzes as part of homework.
Having selected a quiz, there are two ways these can be assigned to students:
1. Once you have found the quiz using the search filters, click the student icon on the right of the quiz.
2. Enter your assignment details into the available fields.
3. Select your student(s) or Class that you want to assign the homework to using the filter options available.
4. Once you have selected your students you can click the "Advanced" button which will allow you to set more or less than 20 questions to your students.
5. Once you are happy with your assignment click the "Finish" button at the bottom.
From Assignment Manager
1. Select the "Quick Launch" icon on your Frog bar.
2. Launch the "Assignment Manager" application by clicking the icon or select "Assignments" from the teacher dashboard.
3. In the "Assignment Manager" application select "Add Assignment"
4. Enter your assignment details into the available fields.
5. Select your student(s) or Class that you want to assign the homework to using the filter options available.
6. Once you have selected your students you can click the "Advanced" button which will allow you to set more or less than 20 questions to your students.
7. Once you are happy with your assignment click the "Finish" button at the bottom.
You can access the "Messages" application by clicking on the "Quick Launch" icon and selecting the "messages" icon.
You can use the messages application to send messages directly to students inside of Frog.
You can open the Users application by clicking on the "Quick Launch" icon and selecting the "Users" application icon
You can use this application to manage your users in FrogPlay.