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Hand or keyboard?

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Educators and parents often think that writing classes end once a child learns to write out the letters of the alphabet. But there seems to be a trend, or rather a revival, of penmanship classes beyond preschool and early elementary grades.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Personal touch is missing in PH education

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FIFTY-THREE. That’s the average number of secondary school students in a class in the Philippines; some classes go as high as 80. Almost none (in public schools) go below 30. Yet 30 is about the max a teacher can handle; even that is high, 25 would be ideal.   You don’t teach to 53, you [...]

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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