Writing a Summary

How to write a summary? A summary is a condensation of the main points in a reading text. Its length depends on your purpose or assignment, complexity of the article, and the context where the summary will be part of. For example, if you need to summarize a long research article in your research paper reviewing studies on a certain...

Schools to suspend for the SEA Games 2020

Here are the schools to suspend for the SEA Games 2020   To ease the traffic during the 30th Southeast Asian Games, these schools will suspend their classes. The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) confirmed the following schools in suspending their classes for the Sea Games: Arellano Law School from December 2 to 7 Scholastica’s College from December 2 to 7 Paul...

Types of Context Clues

  Use this technique in understanding the passage. Moreover, use this technique if you wish to widen your vocabulary. When you find meaning in context as you read texts, you learn new vocabulary without disrupting your reading process. The context is important because many words have more than one meaning. Context clues can be explicit definitions and synonyms. Some writers...

Critical Thinking

DEFINITION OF CRITICAL THINKING It is a misnomer when some people say that a critical mind finds fault with everything. Critical thinking is not being cynical. It is a useful skill that distinguishes a successful learner from a poor learner. Consider the following characteristics: admits a lack of understanding is not afraid to ask a question weights statements and arguments examines...

Scanning and Skimming

  Scanning and Skimming The two powerful rapid-reading strategies you can use are scanning and skimming. By using them in appropriate situations, you can get your information efficiently and effectively. Scanning Why use it? Scanning is a strategy that you can use when you need to get specific information. You go back and forth through the different parts or sections of the material in...

DOST now Offering Scholarships, Grade 12 students are encouraged to apply

Students on 12th grade standing in the academic year 2019-2020 are now encouraged to apply for S&T scholarships by Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI). This is done to push some students to pursue careers in science and technology. QUALIFICATIONS: The student must be a natural-born Filipinos with good moral character and in good health. Students in the STEM...

Education Secretary Briones: P150 billion needed to give public school teachers a salary increase of P10,000 per month

Education Secretary Leonor Briones admitted that the government has to allocate around P150 billion should public school teachers receive a salary increase of P10,000 per month. This estimate does not even include the public teachers' performance bonus. Should the hike get approved, the taxpayers will be the one to carry the burden of covering the additional salary. The P10,000 per...

Socio-Cultural

Sociocultural relating to, or involving a combination of SOCIAL and cultural factors (Miriam Dictionary) The system is “a collection of parts which interact with each other to function as a whole. Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Perspective Lev Semenoch Vygotsky elaborate on the sociocultural theory of development, his ideas about language, culture, and cognitive development. Emphasizes the role in the development of cooperative...

CPD law is now Officially revised effective March 1, 2019

The Continuing Professional Development Law of 2016 is now officially revised. Amidst the overwhelming calls for the CPD Law’s repeal from various groups of Filipino Professionals, new Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) were finally signed and published at the Official Gazette. The said document from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) was signed by the agency’s Chairman Teofilo Pilando Jr., Commissioner Jose...

FILED: House Bill No. 7171 to repeal the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Act of 2016

Alliance of Concerned Teachers Party-list launched a petition addressed to the Philippine House of Representatives and the Senate requesting to abolish the Republic Act 10912 also known as the Continuing Professional Development (CPD LAW). Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro from ACT Teachers Party-List filed House Bill No. 7171 to abolish the CPD Law and encourages the professionals to take...