Aftermath

Aftermath

Nagising ako kahapon ng madaling araw. Tiningnan ko ang telepono at nakitang umaapaw ang Facebook at Twitter ng notifications. Puno ng posts at tweets mula sa mga kaibigan at dating propesor. Nasusunog ang Faculty Center at mukhang malubha. Tila matutupok at magiging...
KPUP simplified

KPUP simplified

After a couple of takes (Grade Conscious,  Measuring What?) on how DepEd plans to assess learning in the new K-12 system, they’ve gone and revised the assessment framework yet again. DepEd Order 8 Series 2015 provides the details on the new framework. The...
Measuring what?

Measuring what?

Albert Einstein said it best. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Ever since I posted an informative bit on the new DepEd K-12 Assessment Framework...

Tossed in the blend

Despite the hopes of creating a blended learning environment, real limitations exist in how technology can be made available inside and outside the Philippine classroom. As such, bulk of learning experiences still rely on brick and mortar methods. Having worked in...
Preparation and pragmatism

Preparation and pragmatism

Why do schools and teachers opt for externally-developed curricula and materials? It’s mainly a preference of ease. Much is demanded of teachers in the Philippines both public and private. Aside from the actual handling of their classes (which have to...

Grade conscious

For those who have been years removed from schooling, the governments reforms to educational policies are taking effect soon. They’ve added two years to schooling with the new K-12 program. By 2015, school will be starting in August. Grades would be based on...