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Teaching intellectual, emotional learning

Folsom in a discussion with seminar participants

When Halley’s Comet appeared in 1986, professor Christy Folsom asked her fifth-grade pupils to write about how they imagined themselves in 2062, when the comet is scheduled to return.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Young ‘Yolanda’ victims play to forget

A TREE HOUSE is the centerpiece of the new playground, built to symbolize hope for the  children who lost their homes.

Beneath a blue sky on a sunny day, child victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” went as high as they could on the swing and slid down slides in their new playground.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Education is a family affair

THE KRAMERS say spending time with their children is never a sacrifice.

Behind the laughter, the smiles and funny antics of #Kendrasuperstar, #Scarlettdoll and #Gavincredible in videos and photographs are loving parents who are always around to capture special moments.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Here come the new high schools

HIGH ON EDUCATION  Alfredo Ayala, Fernando Zobel de Ayala and Beth Lui launch their affordable private high schools. Photo by Romy Homillada

This coming school year, Grade 7 students can enroll in a private school for only P23,000 a year, a fourth of what other schools charge for just a semester.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Engineering students should learn entrepreneurship

IDEA MEN  (From left) Manny Ayala, founder of Hatchd Inc.; UP president Alfredo Pascual and Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad

Silicon Valley visionary Diosdado “Dado” Banatao says the country needs to develop engineering students into innovators and entrepreneurs like those in the billion-dollar technology companies in Silicon Valley in California.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »