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2 Binangonan students top Read-Along essay, photo tilt


Two students from Optimus Center for Development won the top spots in the recent writing and photo competitions held after the third Inquirer Read-Along Festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines last November.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Read-along for kids, even in quake-hit Bohol

Teacher Maria Lea Anosa inspects the makeshift tent made of tarpaulin, wood and sticks that serves as a temporary classroom in quake-hit Sagbayan town in Bohol. FILE PHOTO

We found love in a seemingly hopeless place.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

In Bohol read-along, kids draw ‘safe’ places


To the tune of Imelda Papin’s “Isang Linggong Pag-ibig,” children of Katipunan Elementary School narrated how the 7.2-magnitude quake that hit the province on Oct. 15 had transformed their learning place to debris and claimed the lives of four children.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Read-along in Urdaneta: Introducing the carabao

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CHILDREN take part in the Dec. 9 read-along session at Urdaneta City, Pangasinan province, playing characters in a story. WILLIE LOMIBAO/ CONTRIBUTOR

There is one reason local officials and public librarians asked the Inquirer’s Read-Along team to hold storytelling sessions in this booming Pangasinan city: their love for the humble carabao.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Read-Along teaches anyone can be leader, hero

BROADCAST journalist and Inquirer Read-Along Ambassador Karen Davila is surrounded by young fans from the Good Shepherd Montessori School to whom she read a story as part of the Read-Along Caravan last week. “I want to get more kids to read,” Davila said. KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ

Anyone can be a leader. Students from the Good Shepherd Montessori School learned this and more during last week’s Inquirer Read-Along Caravan session held in Pasig City, featuring Read-Along ambassador Karen Davila and veteran Read-Along storyteller Dyali Justo.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cembo Elementary School alumni use Read-Along Champions to give back

ACTOR Benjamin Alves entertains third graders of Cembo Elementary School in Makati City with a story as part of the INQUIRER Read-Along Champions series. ARNOLD ALMACEN

It’s giving-back time for the 1976 Cembo Elementary School (CES) Alumni Association, which honored close to 200 Grade 3 students of their alma mater by leading the first Inquirer Read-Along Champion’s session at the school in Makati City on Friday morning.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Read-along storytelling contest set


The Inquirer will hold a storytelling competition for students aged 10-12 during the 3rd Inquirer Read-Along Festival on Nov. 12 and 13 at the main lobby of Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Language mastery in Read-Along Caravan


It’s good to be fluent in English, but nothing beats mastery of the mother tongue.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Inquirer Read-Along wins global media award


For its success in promoting love of reading among the young, the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Read-Along program has won the silver award for “Enduring Excellence in Public Service” at the annual World Young Reader Prize competition of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-Ifra).

Posted: September 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Real-life heroes inspire kids to be like them at Read-Along


Stories of heroism as told by real-life heroes took center stage at Saturday morning’s Inquirer Read-Along session at the main office in Makati to celebrate National Heroes Day.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Tales of friendship at Read-Along Champions session

STORYTELLING TIME Nueva Ecija Rep. Magnolia Antonino regales children with Boots S.A. Pastor’s retelling of Aesop’s fable, “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” during the launch of the INQUIRER Read-Along Champions program in San Leonardo, Nueva Ecija.  RODEL ROTONI

Stories about friendship and camaraderie were the highlight of Saturday morning’s special Inquirer Read-Along session, which marked the launch of the Read-Along Champions Program in San Leonardo, Nueva Ecija.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tales of health, friendship at Read-Along

UP AND coming young actress Max Collins read “Maia’s Birthday Party” to a rapt audience at the INQUIRER Read-Along last weekend. RODEL ROTONI

In celebration of Nutrition Month and National Children’s Book Day, around 130 children attended back-to-back Inquirer Read-Along sessions at the paper’s main office in Makati City on Saturday.

Posted: July 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Father’s Day story hits actor Marvin Agustin hard

CELEBRITY DAD Actor-entrepreneur Marvin Agustin visits the Inquirer with his twins, Santiago and Sebastian, and plays father to the kids at the Inquirer Read-Along session. ARNOLD ALMACEN

The story hit home.

Actor-businessman Marvin Agustin was moved by Russell Molina’s “Tuwing Sabado,” which he read before kids on the Inquirer Read-Along session on the eve of Father’s Day.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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