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Nobel Prize winner shuns ‘luxury journals’


Last Dec. 10, Randy Wayne Schekman, an American cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, with James Rothman and Thomas Südhof, accepted the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Arts education in Asia

KIM SAYS arts can enhance self-respect.

“Despite research showing the benefits of arts education in the imparting of transferable skills, there is currently a lack of concerted effort in the Asia Pacific,” said Samuel Leong at the recent 2nd Cross Cultural Asian Art Education International Conference at Miriam College.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Place value and integers


MY STUDENT, Maria Enrily D. Magtanong, who teaches mathematics to Grade 2 students in Ateneo de Manila Grade School, introduces the concept of place value through class donations.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Filipinos top 2012 English index


While professors (including myself) decry the decline in English language skills of our students, Global English’s Business English Index 2012 begs to differ.

Posted: May 27th, 2012 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Overcoming procrastination


Last June 13, I discussed why students procrastinate and how they can avoid doing so (Rx for procrastination). I invited readers to share strategies to overcome procrastination. Here are readers’ suggestions and comments. Set realistic goals Sam Tomafore says: “I am a trainer and consultant (www.beatprocrastination.com.au). For students (or anybody) to stop procrastinating, they have […]

Posted: July 17th, 2011 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »