Category Archives: Education

Investing in Education: A Global Partnership

  Education is one need in life which is close to my heart! Is it simply because I don't have anything, but this?  Education plays a crucial role in shaping a person's career path and professional growth with the end view of becoming successful someday, i.e, getting better jobs and earning more. However, most of us know that even in the field of education, obviously there is a rising social class and inequality. Talented students whose parents can afford to send them to top-tiered schools would have better job opportunities and potentially could be accepted to occupy managerial posts in … Continue reading Investing in Education: A Global Partnership

The Value Of Quality Learning: A Three-Pronged Effort

I have always perceived the U.S., an advanced economy, as the place where one can find the best of everything, especially in education system. This may be the reason why some people in most of developing economies, would strive their best to acquire a scholarship grant so as to achieve their dreams of getting higher education in an Ivy League schools or any schools for that matter in the U.S. (or in any developed countries), with the expectation that when they return home they would be able to pull back their ailing country from the brink of economic collapse either … Continue reading The Value Of Quality Learning: A Three-Pronged Effort

How To Have Fun on Easter With Kids – Cool E-Friendly Useful Tips!

  In view of the difficulties that most of us are facing these trying times,  one way of making  Easter more meaningful and memorable to children, is by celebrating it in a non-traditional way.  Gathering and telling  them  the story about Jesus' Resurrection, with a 30-minute movie animation on the subject as part of the presentation can be explored. In so doing, the kids would be able to understand pretty well why and what happened to Jesus during His last days on earth. There are a bunch of DVDs and CD's for kids available in the market. Just make sure that what … Continue reading How To Have Fun on Easter With Kids – Cool E-Friendly Useful Tips!

Lenten Works of Small Hands – Cool Tips and Thoughts

  Lent is a time for praying, a time for sharing, a time for helping, a time of sacrificing, a time of asking God's mercy and pardon, a time of forgiving people, and most of all,  a time to prepare for Easter. Grabbing an idea from the school's lenten calendar,  I asked the kids one day if they happen to know someone going through a hard time and if so, to make a card or scribble a note for them to cheer them up and to let them know that they are in their prayers. Here are some of the kids works and … Continue reading Lenten Works of Small Hands – Cool Tips and Thoughts

Managing Post-Christmas and New Year’s Presentation – Tips and Thoughts

The first day of class after the Christmas break was something to look forward to. Just like me, the kids probably had a happy excited feeling about their post Christmas and New Year pageant, particularly those who were the main cast of the presentation. Before the play date, I was quite jittery, entertaining negative thoughts about classes being cancelled due to impending snow storms, and that  the play may no longer be pursued making us all frustrated. Anyway, I shunned the said negative tendencies and prepared myself for any eventualities. Come the big day, 9th of January, thank you God … Continue reading Managing Post-Christmas and New Year’s Presentation – Tips and Thoughts

How To Ponder On Life And Its Challenges

Hey guys, I would like to share with you some excerpts of the Valedictory Address authored by someone very close to me. I thought what he prepared was something worth sharing and could serve as inspiration to those facing difficult challenges in life, young and old alike, from all walks of life. The said address is entitled, “The Value of Everything”.  The objective of the speech was to inspire his colleagues, the  newly graduates, and likewise a reminder for each of us to “wake up” and eventually “make up” our minds that material things are not essential to achieving lifelong peace … Continue reading How To Ponder On Life And Its Challenges

Sex Education in Elementary and High Schools – Useful Tips and Thoughts

While discussions on any related sex education issues can be quite complex and challenging to some ordinary people like me, I just couldn’t sit down and keep mum about it especially when it’s being widely debated by various sectors of society in third world and developing economies. Originating from a developing country and as part of my responsibility in the blogosphere, I felt I should share my thoughts on the subject with the end view of providing practical tips on how matured individuals, parents in particular,  can discuss and educate the young ones about the “s” (short term for sex) … Continue reading Sex Education in Elementary and High Schools – Useful Tips and Thoughts

School Year-End Activities – Helpful Tips and Thoughts

Wow! What a great school year!!!! Summer vacation has just started  for some students here in the US. Most of the schools are still busy preparing for their culminating activities particularly for those graduating in middle and high schools. Students who have exerted more effort and performed excellently in class will definitely receive awards and recognition from their respective Alma Maters. However, for students who are in lower grades/levels and have showed outstanding performance normally gets awards during recognition day. Have you ever seen the reaction of children receiving awards in school for their good performance  or have you experienced yourself … Continue reading School Year-End Activities – Helpful Tips and Thoughts

Useful Tips On How To Prepare Hand Made Get Well/Cheer Up Cards

  Early this month, I wrote about a project being undertaken by a non profit organization called Spirit Jump 2010. As I have resolved and committed myself to share in whatever way I can , I urged the help of some of my friends and awesome kids who were willing to share their talents with those people, especially the young children stricken with cancer. Prior to the distribution of these priceless cards, I would like to give you a glimpse of what they have done – the end product of their remarkable time and effort : From these raw  materials:  … Continue reading Useful Tips On How To Prepare Hand Made Get Well/Cheer Up Cards

Helpful Tips For Parents To Improve Their Children’s Study Habits

I would have wanted to give out survey questionnaires to the kids at school about their study habits but I decided to put it off . I found out that there are various studies and researches already conducted on the subject with both parents and students as respondents using random sampling.The result of said research suggested various ways and means on how parents handle and manage the learning habits of their children. What I did was to compile and select the more doable and feasible strategies especially for working mothers who have very limited time or who have to divide … Continue reading Helpful Tips For Parents To Improve Their Children’s Study Habits