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Book lovers gather at the MIBF 2016

Book lovers gather at the MIBF 2016

Book lovers, it’s time to get lost in the joy of reading again as one of the country’s most awaited events for readers is back. The Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) returns on Sept. 14-18,  at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Now on its 37th year, the MIBF is the country’s biggest and… Read more

Teachers gather to learn to teach 21st century learners at PICTE 2016

Teachers gather to learn to teach 21st century learners at PICTE 2016

To understand the 21st century learner better and learn to teach them better in the celebration of Teachers’ Month this September, thousands of educators flocked to the very first Philippine International Conference on Teacher Education (PICTE) at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City to learn about the shifting roles of educators and… Read more

Meet Luis Manzano, underwater photographer

Meet Luis Manzano, underwater photographer

If he is not in front of the cameras, Luis Manzano is most likely under the sea. Having started his love affair with the ocean and all the beautiful underwater creatures 13 years ago, Manzano says it is a natural progression for a water baby like him. ‘‘For me, it’s beach, beach, beach. Leave me… Read more

Fandom Mania at Best of Anime 2016

Fandom Mania at Best of Anime 2016

                It is not a surprise that Filipinos have taken to Japanese culture so easily. Since the 1970s when children rushed home from school to watch the adventures of Steve, Jamie, and the rest of the gang in Voltes V, Filipinos have always been fascinated by all things Japanese. This extends to the energetic, dazzling… Read more

Understanding 21st century learners in confab at SMX

Understanding 21st century learners in confab at SMX

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY and social media have changed learning forever, as a new breed of learners emerged, those that may prove difficult to teach without new approaches and methods. The first Philippine International Conference on Teacher Education (PICTE), the biggest educational event of 2016, slated on Sept. 13 to 15, at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall… Read more

Change is coming, even in learning — expert

Change is coming, even in learning — expert

WITH A NEW breed of learners comes new challenges to educate and engage them through new methods and tools of instruction. Robert J. Marzano Ph.D., one of the leading education researchers of the world, believes that “blended learning’’ is the right way to engage 21st century learners, including millennials.

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2017 Schedule

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2017 Schedule

The famed Iloilo Dinagyang Festival, the region’s biggest festival, is now in full swing, with 2017 preparations underway headed by the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Incorporated (IDFI).

Free diabetes screening, consultation at Festival Mall

Free diabetes screening, consultation at Festival Mall

The Philippines is one of the world’s emerging diabetes hotspots, being in the Top 15 list for diabetes prevalence all over the world. An estimated four million Filipinos have the disease, with an alarming number unaware they have the disease.

Kadayawan sa Davao: Spreading cheer and good vibes

Kadayawan sa Davao: Spreading cheer and good vibes

The month of  August is usually an off-peak season for festivals, but in southern Philippines, especially in the city of Davao, preparations for their biggest fiesta for the year are in full swing. Davao City, one of the biggest cities in the Philippines, and home to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, is famed for its colorful… Read more

New e-resources for teachers showcased at Academic Book Fair 2016

New e-resources for teachers showcased at Academic Book Fair 2016

NEW EDUCATION technologies will be showcased by F&J De Jesus Inc., at the Philippine Academic Book Fair on July 5-7, at the Megatradehall 1, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. Now on its 20th year, the annual Philippine Academic Book Fair gathers publishers, importers and booksellers to offer the latest academic books, magazines, journals and educational references… Read more