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The Role of PDOs in Learning Resource Design and Development

Due to the current Covid19 pandemic, the conventional way of learning or the face-to-face learning is discouraged to reduce the spread of the disease. The Department of Education Malaybalay City Division have been responsive to this need like all other local divisions, through the creation of learning modules as an alternative learning modality. This new normal in education is quite challenging for the teachers who are the facilitators of learning and for the learners who will receive the lessons in this new approach. The greater challenge is on how to make the learning materials or modules effective in terms of learners’ acquisition and application of knowledge despite the lack of teacher-student face-to-face interaction. Continue reading The Role of PDOs in Learning Resource Design and Development

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