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MCD Conducts Training-Workshop on the Integration of ICT: Strategies & Application in the Classroom

dcp 2014 1To enhance the Teaching-Learning Process and meet the challenges of the 21st Century, The Malaybalay City Division conducted a 2-Day Training–Workshop on the Integration of Information Communication and Technology (ICT): Strategies and Application in the Classroom at Loiza’s New Hall, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon last February 7-8.

The said event was initiated by Mr. Edilberto L. Oplenaria, Schools Division Superintendent and was organized by the Division Planning Officer II, Mr. Paul John P. Arias and staff.

The resource persons who shared their skills and expertise are Ms. Julie Mae A. Minguez, Teacher I of Sumpong Elementary School, Ms. Amor Celeste S. Pasamonte, Teacher III of Malaybalay City Central School, Ms. Leny G. Ama, Principal I of BCT Elementary School, Mr. John P. Rarogal, Teacher III of BNHS- Aglayan Annex and Mr. Everardo C. Calopez, Master Teacher I  of Bukidnon National High School.

It was participated by 44 identified recipient schools of the DCP E- Classroom Pdcp 2014 2ackages; A total of 140 participants joined the training composed of the School Heads, School Property Custodian and School ICT Coordinator per school in both elementary and secondary levels. Every school was required to submit workshop outputs at the end of every session. Two selected participants conducted actual demonstration teaching, namely; Ms. Jardiolen T. Carbajal, Teacher II of Casisang Central School and Mr. Vicente G. San Miguel, Teacher I of San Martin National High School.

It is expected that teachers have gained the skill of making learning easier and enjoyable through pictures, video presentations, diagrams and among others using Educational Computer Applications. The participants are very thankful for they gathered a lot of new learning in using technology.  As quoted by Mr. John P. Rarogal “Teaching is not only a skill but it is also an art”. (more photos)

By: Janice Maglangit

Busdi IS Embarks Cyber World

busdi is e-room 11Busdi Integrated School has embarked the cyber world with the establishment of its E-Room last November 6, 2013 as recipient of Batch 19 E-Room Package under the Computerization Program of the Department of Education. Fifty (50) sets of computers, comprising 1 main server, 7 sub-servers, 42 working stations, 3 in 1 printers which were delivered by the Columbia Technologies, Inc. (CTI), the service provider and was installed by the technicians from the Microtrade Center, Malaybalay City.

The school administrator is grateful of the help extended to by the Barangay Council headed by Honorable Barangay Captain Nestor Dumala with his very active and hardworking Chairman of the Education Committee, Honorable Kagawad Rogelo “Dilo” Meliston who really worked closely with the school administrator since the revision of schools’ Annual Procurement Plan to accommodate the needs of this major project, preparation of the Program of Works, construction of furniture needed in setting up and installation of the equipment. It was a long and tedious process but all worth the efforts exerted.”

After the installation, the school head, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in charge, property custodian and teachers were given hands-on seminar for them to know the basic operation or skills needed in the utilization of these equipment. These include booting, accessing software programs through the server and sub-servers, re-channeling or networking all working stations to the server through N-Computing device, minor trouble shooting, keeping track and controlling of the information or site accessed by the students in every station through chatting and broadcasting teacher’s slide and video presentation such that every student can access it in their respective monitors. Moreover, the computer contains educational program that will immerse and aloe students to develop basic or eventually develop advance computer skills.

busdi is e-room 21Having the E-Room is the most significant event that happened in school. It paves the way of introducing our school to cyber world and revolutionizes the teaching and learning process. It shifts teachers’ perspective on how they see the teaching and learning process. It’s a total break away from traditional chalk-talk to the most exciting, interesting and engaging type of teaching and learning process. It’s something that can change the way the pupils learn not merely by listening but in fact through actual manipulation and independent study” ,said the principal.

Evidently, the students manifested eagerness in coming to school and have shown change in their behavior. In fact, they’re so engrossed to use the computers which would somehow change what and how they learn and can use it as they move to the next educational ladder.

busdi is e-room 31Roxanne Jucamis, a 4th year student commented, “Nagpasalamat me at least dili na’mi behind sa taga centro/syudad in terms sa paggamit sa Computer dayon daghan og tanan pami makagamit.” while Angelica Dumala from grade 8 related, “Maau kay diha na’mi mag encode sa amo mga projects and other paper works”.

To facilitate coordinated use of E-room, the in-charge prepared a schedule which will be regularly followed by the teachers and students. This is to ensure that all the teachers will be able incorporate the use of ICT to improve their way of teaching and to give students enough opportunities to grow intellectually through computers.

The school personnel, staff and students couldn’t contain their overwhelming happiness that finally the E-room equipment which they used to imagine is now in sight and available for use.

While this ICT equipment brought the school to another height of learning, it posed a big responsibility of maintaining and keeping it to serve more batches of students to come.


MCD Conducts Rollout Orientation for Batch 14-E Classroom Package

14abThe Malaybalay City Division through the Division ICT Coordinator, Mr. Paul John P. Arias, and Division Planning Unit staff together with Ms. Sibyl L. Maputi, Division Supply Officer as resource speakers, conducted 1-day Rollout Orientation/Briefing of the Recipient Schools for Batch 14 E- Classroom Packages for Elementary Schools last May 2, 2013 at MCCS E- Classroom, Barangay 4, Malaybalay City.

14aThe activity aims to ensure the proper and prompt deployment of the e-classroom packages before the actual delivery. It was participated by the School Head, School ICT Coordinator and School Property Custodian of the following recipient schools for Batch 14 e-classroom packages: Casisang CES, San Jose ES, Barangay 9 ES & San Martin ES.

Each recipient school will be given an interactive whiteboard, LCD projector, all-in-one printer, 1-host PC server, 6-computer terminals with n-computing device, document camera and software’s needed for classroom instruction. The package includes teachers’ training on skills needed and required in the use of ICT equipment and facilities.

The Department of Education (DepEd) through the Technical Service Information and Communications Technology Unit (TS-ICTU) has facilitated the procurement of equipment needed for deployment of batch 14 E-Classroom Packages for Public Elementary Schools. A total of 3,017 public Elementary Schools have been identified by TS-ICTU and Bureau of Elementary Education (BEE).

by:  Marisa F. Arias

25 Head Teachers Received Netbooks from Congressman Flores

netbookCongressman Florencio T. Flores, Jr., Representative of the Second District of Bukidnon donated 25 units of Net book to all Elementary and Secondary Head Teachers of Malaybalay City Division.

The formal turn-over was done at the Division Office Conference Hall last February 18, 2013, witnessed by all Division Office Personnel, recipient School Heads and OIC Superintendent at that time Pariso L. Orong, Secondary School Principal IV of Bukidnon National High School and George Madronal, Liaison Officer of the city  government.

Congressman Flores in his words of challenge stressed that those net books will be used by the school heads for prompt submission of required reports and smooth delivery of basic education to the learners.

The Schools Division Superintendent of Malaybalay City Edilberto L. Oplenaria is thankful Congressman Flores, Jr. for having this beneficial initiative for DepEd Malaybalay City.

                                                                                             R.T Quirog, EPS Designate