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Hard Work Pays Off

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work” – Stephen King.

Every person has a talent may it be special like athletic, creative or artistic aptitude, general intelligence or mental power, and other abilities. Talent for me is both a gift from God and a skill, it may be inborn but we need constant practice to achieve expertise. However, I believed that even having these attributes but lacks being hardworking is impossible to achieve. Hard work is a great deal of efforts and endurance with patience and determination to achieve its personal goal. As a working individual in our department, I realized that: Continue reading Hard Work Pays Off

Developing Youth’s Metacognition: Solving Some Issues of Distance Learning

The abrupt implementation of Distance Learning Modality brought a lot of concerns from the parents. The DLM forces the parents to become and act like the school teachers of their children. The main issue in this implementation is in situation where some parents are not capable of teaching the lessons of their children. How is it possible for the parents who cannot read and write to teach their child? How is it possible for the parents whose highest educational attainment is elementary and whose children are in high school? How about the parents who need to work for them to eat in one day? How can they manage their time to help their children? These are all concerns of parents regarding how the education can still be effective and efficient despite of all these gaps and issues. Continue reading Developing Youth’s Metacognition: Solving Some Issues of Distance Learning

Emphasizing on 21st Century Literacy Skill for Developing Learners Amidst Pandemic

Distance Learning Modality (DLM) is one of the presented solutions by DepEd to continue education despite COVID-19 pandemic. Distance learning is normally design for countries whose schools are far from learner’s home. In the country, distance learning is used for learners in Alternative Learning System whose age are normally above their grade levels and have greater ability to adopt to the changes brought by distance learning. This time Distance Learning Modality is design to avoid physical contact and contamination from COVID-19 virus. The current set up of education demands for more attention to the 21st century literacy skills of the youth. The 21st century literacy skills include information, media and technology literacy. Continue reading Emphasizing on 21st Century Literacy Skill for Developing Learners Amidst Pandemic

Developing the Learning Behavior of Learners to Succeed in Distance Learning Modality

The current pandemic force distance learning for all learners. Learners are now at home study with no physical interaction with their teachers. The main concern of today’s distance learning is on how the behavior can still be developed in spite of the gap between how things works in physical and distance learning. Another concern is on what aspect of behavior should be developed to maintain the quality of education in distance learning? The answer to this question can be seen in the 21st century life skills of learners. Continue reading Developing the Learning Behavior of Learners to Succeed in Distance Learning Modality