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How to Be a Happy Teacher

DURING THE celebration the World Teachers’ Day I was tasked to interview retirees and use their stories to inspire teachers. One of the retirees I had the chance to interview was Mrs. Leticia E. Cabang, retired Schools Division Superintendent. She was the first SDS of the Division of Sarangani and…

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Senior High School Teachers: Let’s Teach Together!

THIS SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017 the Department of Education has begun implementing the Senior High School Program in 5,965 public schools and 4,711 private high schools, private and public universities and colleges, technical-vocational schools, and Philippine schools overseas. Although the preparedness of the DepEd was questioned by many, we were able to prove…

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Senior High School Launching in Sarangani

the Senior High School program will be launched in the Division of Sarangani tomorrow. Each qualified high school and integrated school in the province will be presenting their intention and readiness to offer the different strands of the senior high school program under the K to 12 curriculum. The different…

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Four Things We Need to Change to Improve Education

or The Four Things I Realized After Attending the GTA SEA 2014 I was lucky to be one of the participants of the Google Teacher Academy Southeast Asia. Now let me share with you few of the important things that our public schools in the Philippines must embrace or we…

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QR Code Scavenger Hunt: A Fun Way to Hold a Quiz

Most students dread quizzes. Especially in a physics class. It usually involves sitting for a long time, recalling all those lessons and equations that you probably have forgotten. One fitting description for this experience:quizzes are boring. Because of that perception towards quizzes, students tend to get low scores even if…

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5 Reasons Why Teachers have to be Active in Social Media  

The role of teachers in educating their students goes beyond the classroom. This time I am not talking about teaching strategies that use resources outside the classroom. I am talking about the opportunity of influencing them beyond school hours, beyond the school curriculum. I think you now know what I…

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My Top 10 Favorite Google Search Features

You must be very familiar with Google Search. In fact, for your online search for whatever information you need, you rely on Google Search. But there’s more to Google Search than just search. In this post, let me share with you my top 10 favorite Google Search features. Google Search…

Grade 7 Science: Metals, Non-Metals, and Metalloids

THE ELEMENTS in the periodic table are cleverly arranged according to their atomic numbers and properties. You will find out that you can predict the properties of an element by looking at its placement in the periodic table. Metals, metalloids,and non-metals also have their designated places in the periodic table….

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Grade 7 Science: Acids and Bases

Substances may also be classified into acids and bases. In the laboratory, we identified which common household substances are acidic or basic by using blue and red litmus paper. We tested the following substances: toothpaste vinegar calamansi detergent powder chlorine soda The substances were dissolved in water. Blue and red…

Grade 7 Science: Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

As a culminating lesson, I held an interactive lecturette with my students, where we summarized what we have learned the first two chapters of the Learner’s Material for Grade 7 Science. We first recalled the big ideas behind the previous laboratory activities from properties of solutions, concentration, and properties pure…

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