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Simple Wishes From Young Minds – A New Year’s Resolution

  Ordinarily, when students go back to school in January after the winter or Christmas break , they would be asked by their teachers to list down their New Year's Resolutions. Based on experience, it is much easier to encourage middle school kids to formulate their resolutions than those in high school and college. New Year's resolutions can be similar to formulation of short, medium or long-term plans and programs in a corporate or business settings. The need to review the past year's performance and make assessments on which areas or operations should be stopped or would require improvements are … Continue reading Simple Wishes From Young Minds – A New Year’s Resolution

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

Nurturing The Seed – A Meaningful Commitment

The new catechetical year kicked off with a presentation and special blessing of religion teachers and catechists at Mass a week ago, a.k.a. “Catechetical Sunday”. Our Director of Religious Education (DRE) pointed out the significance and the mission of religion teachers and catechists, one of which is the commitment to nurture the seed, i.e., our knowledge and faith in God’s word and to share the same to others until it’s manifested and ultimately fruitful. While each one of us has been given the responsibility to spread the Good News by the time when we are baptized, it is worth noting … Continue reading Nurturing The Seed – A Meaningful Commitment

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

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

Organizing A Choir – 3rd Series of Tips and Thoughts

Hello, folks, I’m here again to blog about the subject. Please bear with me, if I may sound like so excited to give you updates on how our choir is doing. It is just so amazing how God answers prayers – indeed, sometimes in really strange unexpected ways, right? As in some choir groups, our newly formed choir is made up of busy volunteers from our parish who view their membership as a stewardship of their 3T’s, time, treasure and talent? Rather than being with their respective families during weekends, the members find time to be with the group for … Continue reading Organizing A Choir – 3rd Series of Tips and Thoughts

Organizing A Choir – First Series of Useful Tips And Thoughts

Last February, I received a communication from the Apostolate requesting me to guide and lead the singing during the mass. Wow, what an effortless request! But little did I know that it was a form of spiritual leadership accompanied by a critical responsibility brought upon on my shoulder. What could I say? How could I say no to the call for help for God’s glory? I simply responded in affirmative, and everything started there! I thought that was one way of touching me to be of help to others in the humblest way I can, which incidentally is one of … Continue reading Organizing A Choir – First Series of Useful Tips And Thoughts

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