Service at the core of learning

The MXIS DP and MYP students went to Subic, Philippines for their Interdisciplinary and Experiential learning. They did Forest Quadrant Study, Water Quality Test, Coral Reef Check and Soil Analysis as part of their academic requirements. They planned, organized and implemented an outreach program for the Aeta tribe in Kanaynayan Community and send donations to…

What is Design?

Design has given rise to profound changes in society, transforming how we access and process information; how we adapt our environment; how we communicate with others; how we are able to solve problems; and how we work and live. To determine the nature of design, listen to the students as they explain the quote by…

Schools should model justice and peace

The school plays a vital role in shaping young people’s mind and heart. As students spend most of their time in school to learn and develop skills and competencies, teachers are in a critical position of honing the students’ character. Education does not only have to impart academic facts or let the students remember dates and terms….

Education CAN improve the quality of life if we ACCEPT changes

Education can improve the quality of life of every Filipinos. If we educate one child at a time and truly engage each learner to the best learning experiences possible, we can ensure a better life for everyone in the Philippines and create a society suitable for each to maintain a balanced state of living. Providing a quality…

EdTech Apps for 21st Century Educators

Integrating technology in education provides tremendous potential to empower students’ learning. Through the different devices, hardwares and softwares manufactured and the birth of knowledge-based economy, education has been evolving by utilizing technology as part of the teaching and learning process. Educators from K-12, Higher Ed and even post graduate institutions have been gearing up their…

Quizlet Unconference 2017

Join me at Quizlet's free, all-digital unconference next week! Quizlet's website and mobile apps enable students to practice and master whatever they're learning in effective, interactive ways. If you're looking for a way to get your students engaged in and out of the classroom, tune in for a series of presentations and demos that will…

5 things to keep in mind to survive your first day in school

Summer is nearing its end.   No more couch-potato-over-movies the whole day, no more week of hang-out-all-day with friends and no more sleep-eat-sleep regime for you.   But hey! It is school time again and there's gonna be a lot of fun and enjoyable things to do in school once more.   For some, it…

Gastronomic Cravings Vol. 1

Who would not want to have a delicious and healthy meal? May it be for a snack, lunch or dinner. Food is one of the basic needs we people need to thrive in our daily lives. We need energy to keep up with the challenges every single day. But how can we ensure that what…

Why?

I was surprised. Why? How will I start working on this Final task? Where will I begin? The question, then, ignites my mind and my heart. I was given objectives to follow, but my heart says, lFollow what you learned." Why? Because this is what I learned. And this is what I want to take…

Towards the pursuit of excellence – LEARNING

When I was still a kid, I remember my mum sometimes asked me if I can help her check her students’ papers. And enthusiastically, I will check them and correct them as if I am a teacher. While I am checking, I would notice the wrong answers and misunderstandings of my mum’s students. In college,…

Thinking H-O-T

In a democratic society such as ours, education should be able to provide holistic learning to everyone; regardless of race, color, gender preference, nationality, etc. Our education system should produce graduates that are free from injustice, exploitation and discrimination. We have to consider that our society is influenced by different cultures and colonized by different…

Digital Citizenship for 21st Century Learners

During the 18th to 19th Century's Industrial Revolution, machineries replaced many jobs in factories, and increased productivity. The same is true when computers were first plugged to revolutionize technology. Some jobs shrinked and eventually diminished, as new ones were created because of the rise of the – DIGITAL AGE. It is pretty evident that the…