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Want to be more creative? Get yourself some solitude. In this brilliant article
by Susan Cain argues that solitude and privacy is crucial to creativity and innovation. Group work is awesome in the school and work place but there has to be room for individual study and reflection for a balanced approach towards learning.
In this article
, Robert Talbert reinforces the fact that learning is more effective when is it active and one barrier we have to remove in our classroom is the threat to our students of them looking stupid.
Teachers are not just important to raising future leaders of the country but also in improving the economy. Read the Value of Teachers
by Nicholas Kristof.
Stop telling your grade school students to focus! Use willpower instead. Read about this magic word
LEARNING and FUN EVENTS
Do you teach Civics and Social Sciences? Learn new and innovative ways to teach your subject! There is this interesting seminar
at DLSU- Dasmarinas this February 11.
Want to learn new ways in dealing with children with special needs? Join this national seminar
on special education in Urdaneta City in March.
Ever wished you could run across the Metro Manila Skyway? The Condura Skyway Marathon
is your chance to do so and get fit at the same time. Bonus: You help save our threatened Mangroves!
TEACHER RESOURCE HIGHLIGHT
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