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A learning source of green energy

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READ-ALONG reader Vanessah Castillo looks around the “Bahay Kaalaman,” an interactive museum about environment conservation that was launched on July 12.

Learning green practices has become interactive in Batangas City. The Batangas City government and the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) CEnergy (Climate Change and Clean Energy Project) have launched the “Bahay Kaalaman,” an interactive knowledge center-cum-museum to promote renewable energy sources, environmental codes and green practices.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Inquirer Read-Along features tales of love

GUEST READER Shamcey Supsup, Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up, reads a story during the Inquirer Read-Along session. RODEL ROTONI

Tales about different kinds of love regaled more than 100 children on Feb. 15 in the special Inquirer Read-Along session that featured Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up Shamcey Supsup, Sophia School principal Ann Abacan and students from Optimus Center for Development.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Boxes of dreams, inspiration for children in read-along

GRADE 1 pupils of Buraguis Elementary School in Legazpi City receive boxes of school supplies collected from donors by the Junior Chamber International-Legazpi chapter and the Mayon Photography Club Inc. PATRICK ENCINAREAL/CONTRIBUTOR

It was a morning filled with dreams, ambitions and inspiration. Gathered in three classrooms converted into one big hall, almost a hundred children, with their teachers and parents seated at the back, shared what they aspired to become in the future.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Story Hours: Fun time even for nonreaders of Mandaue City

PUPILS of Mayor A.S. Fortuna Memorial Elementary School and  Saint Theresa’s College eagerly participate in the  Inquirer Read-Along. Photo by Cris Evert Lato

It is a daily challenge for Divina Flores, principal of Mayor A.S. Fortuna Memorial Elementary School (MASFMES) in Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City, to encourage 1,200 pupils to love reading.

Posted: September 8th, 2012 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Native music adds oomph! to Read-Along stories

MUSICIANS Tony Palis (in white shirt) and Karl Ramirez (center) from the Concerned Artists of the Philippines teach the children
how to play native musical instruments to accompany the story they read entitled “Nang Magkakulay ang Nayon.” RODEL ROTONI

Set to indigenous Filipino music, a special Read-Along session featuring stories about unity and teamwork was held at the Inquirer office in Makati on Saturday morning.

Posted: August 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pangasinan kids learn to prepare for disasters


Memories of previous typhoons and floods have taught children in the eastern Pangasinan town of Santo Tomas a thing or two about safety and taking care of the environment.

Posted: March 4th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Inquirer shares joy of reading with San Pablo City’s public schools

PDI President and  CEO Sandy Prieto-Romualdez. ARNOLD ALMACEN/INQUIRER

The Inquirer’s daily ration of free newspapers to all 243 public elementary and high schools and the city library here is “helping tremendously in the efforts to enhance learning in the city,” a city library official said.

Posted: July 2nd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Inquirer Read-Along on Pinatubo day

“Kaboom! Kaboom! Kaboom!” At least 32 Grade 6 pupils shouted this each time Mayor Oscar Rodriguez asked them to approximate the noise from an erupting volcano.

Posted: June 18th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Discovering talents in read-along


CEBU CITY—This was one task he could perform with his eyes closed. No, former Tourism Secretary Joseph “Ace” Durano was not selling the country to the international market. He was reading a storybook to 30 children at Ayala Center Cebu. Like a pro, Durano removed his shoes, sat on the rubber mat and exchanged morning [...]

Posted: May 27th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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