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Bench-IIE Serial Reading Program: An effective reading intervention

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For Marlyn Gerio and her sixth grade (section Mercury) English language students, the Bench-sponsored Serial Reading Program (SRP) has become more than just another class exercise.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

‘Brilliant idea’ changes lives of teacher-partners

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IN KEEPING with the serialized story, students were asked to create books about their grandmothers (or grandfathers).

Since Inquirer in Education (IIE), through the Learning section editor, had the brilliant idea of serializing stories in the paper for use in classrooms, things have not been quite the same for us who are teacher-partners.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

IIE Teachers Writing Workshop

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If you are an elementary or high school teacher who teaches writing and likes to do some writing yourself, the IIE Teachers Writing Workshop is for you. This inaugural workshop will be held on two succeeding Saturdays, May 10 and 17, at the Inquirer offices on Chino Roces Avenue in Makati City.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Gift of brightness brings hope

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Epson’s Gift of Brightness to Tuloy Sa Don Bosco in Alabang is received from the Epson team  by principal Jose Perez (standing, rightmost), Inquirer in Education partner teacher Ryan Lorenzo Singson (fourth from right) and some students. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

In celebration of its 15th anniversary last November, Epson Philippines Corp. launched its Gift of Brightness program, which involved donating a package of their products to selected public primary and secondary schools to help boost education.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Neophytes shine in 2014 Metrobank Math Challenge

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National winners of the 2014 Metrobank-MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge are shown with (fourth-eighth from left, standing) First Metro Investment Corp.  senior vice president and group head of investment banking Justino Juan Ocampo, Metrobank Foundation executive vice president Elvira Ong-Chan, Science Undersecretary for Scientific and Technological Services Fortunato de la Peña, who  awarded the prizes, Metrobank Foundation president Aniceto Sobrepeña  and MTAP vice president Dr. Joel Torrecampo.

“This, therefore, is mathematics: She reminds you of the invisible forms of the soul; she gives life to her own discoveries; she awakens the mind and purifies the intellect; she brings to light our intrinsic ideas; she abolishes oblivion and ignorance, which are ours by birth.”

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Why I teach

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Displayed in one corner of my lime-green wall is a printed copy of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “The Rhodora.”

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

‘Aha!’ moments with bright market prospects

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Nanocoat reduces heat going through glass surface.

Sometimes brilliant ideas come out of the simplest situations.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Catholic education must respond to new realities

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COMPOSITE: INQUIRER PHOTOS

I stand before you today acutely aware of what I must represent in this ecclesial gathering: first and foremost a woman, an Asian from a developing nation and a lay leader of a Catholic school. My story reflects the new realities the Church needs to respond to.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

‘We have no Planet B’

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With what words would you send off the graduates of Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Schools? If you were Jose Ma. Lorenzo Tan, an alumnus (AB Psychology, 1974) who is now CEO and vice chairman of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), would warn them a little, lift their spirits a little and let them surf the blues a little with words that send out an SOS: For them to continue to enjoy food, air and water, they had better take care of the planet because there is no Planet B.

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

Engineering students should learn entrepreneurship

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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 »

Catching up in S&T

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PUSHING FOR GOOD SCIENCE (From left) Ricardo Laguda, William  Padolina, DLSU’s  Josephine Borja and Drexel Camacho and Raymond Tan

An increasingly globalized economy, characterized not only by increased connectedness but also tough competition, innovation, resource shortages and a pressing need to protect the environment, has sharpened the focus on science and technology (S&T), complemented by good, rigorous and relevant research.

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

More students to learn the language of romance

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The Embassy of France is planning to expand its language program in the Philippines to help open more opportunities for Filipinos in the French-speaking world.

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

Fun with French theater

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CROWD FAVORITE Mandaluyong City Science High School gets the people’s choice award.

For the competitors in the National Theater Contest (NTC), which was held in celebration of Francophonie Month, acting on stage before a live audience proved quite challenging, as they also had to deliver their lines in French.

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

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