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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 »

‘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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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 »

Bill seeks setting up of special education centers in the provinces

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Diwa party list Rep. Emmeline Aglipay. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.congress.gov.ph

Children with special needs may have a different set of educational requirements, but this no excuse to deprive them of the chance to grow and learn.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | 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 »

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 »

The ‘best’ for Filipino students

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GIFTS FROM DOWN UNDER Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop sits down with BEST beneficiaries at NeptaliGonzales High School in Mandaluyong City

For 12-year-old Joemayleen Naquita, waking up for school on a February day was as exciting as rising on Christmas morning.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Education and the ‘Muslim problem’

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SINGING students in one of the newly renovated Klasrums ng Pagasa

The first time I heard the term “Muslim problem” used in a conversation, I could not help but ask the stranger sitting next to me in a coffee shop what he meant and why he used “Muslim” and “problem” in the same sentence.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Young scientists generate solutions to current problems

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ALEXANDER John Cruz (third from left) with BPI Foundation executive director Florendo

Three budding Filipino scientists received recently the BPI-DOST Science Awards for projects designed to address some of the country’s needs.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Advice and then some from empowered women

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It’s Women’s Month and to observe it, we recall here the best lines from the commencement speeches given by seven formidable women. For those who wish they had stayed sober the night before graduation or regret not having been attentive to some last-minute words of wisdom from their speakers, here’s a second chance. Heed the advice of women who are brilliant in their chosen careers in journalism, writing fiction, building memorials, the movies and the Senate.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

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