By Vaughn Alviar
The cheese tart that chef Patricia Benedicto is demonstrating this day at Enderun Colleges in Taguig City is one of the three stars of the exclusive “Ang Sariling Atin” talk by restaurateur and award-winning author Amy Besa before an audience of bright-eyed culinary students.
By Rudolf S. Songcayawon
I was nit-picking and scribbling some notes on my students’ writing output when a colleague said, “You’re so patient with editing. But you know what? My professor in graduate school told us not to correct students’ writings. He said students would lose confidence in their writing.”
PLDT Gabay Guro (2G), the teacher advocacy group of the PLDT Smart Foundation (PSF) and PLDT Managers’ Club Inc., organized the biggest-ever tribute to teachers in celebration of the National Teachers’ Month.
In the rush to fill the chronic, global shortage of teachers, many countries are sacrificing standards and undermining progress by hiring people with little or no training, concludes a new United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) policy paper, published on World Teachers’ Day 2014.
By Queena N. Lee-Chua
“Exams are approaching,” says my student Nena (not her real name). “I know I have to study, and I really want to. But when I open the textbook, I feel paralyzed. So I do other things first—check my Facebook
account, make a snack, play a game. I know I should not
delay. I know I should not cram. What should I do?”