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

What is needed for Youth Development Amidst Pandemic

Youth development is very vital to our society. Dr. Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines, once said “Ang kabataan ang pag-asa ng ating bayan.” Rizal emphasized that youths are the future of our nation. This is the reason why the Department of Education is trying its best to develop the hope of our motherland, the youth. The goal of Department of Education is to holistically develop all learners. This means DepEd considers the improvement of the psycho-social, emotional and cognitive functions of learners. Continue reading What is needed for Youth Development Amidst Pandemic

PADAYON: A Teacher Serye

Philippines is one of the affected countries who shifted into the new normal of living. A lot of changes have happened in many aspects of society since then. The medical field are suffering from lack of man power due to the deaths of many of our frontliners, the gap between the rich and the poor has widened and confusions regarding how the new academic school year would start during this pandemic. Continue reading PADAYON: A Teacher Serye

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