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
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
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
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
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.
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).
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.
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 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
Bacolod City, touted as “The City of Smiles,” will once again flaunt its sweetest smiles at the upcoming annual celebration of the MassKara Festival. Each year, thousands of tourists, photographers, and merrymakers troop down the city’s major thoroughfares to catch the festival highlight: the street dancing competition, which gathers contingents from scores of city barangays…. Read more