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Signs of Eating Disorders Among School Children

Aug 13, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Cecilia R. Lopez

In consonance with the celebration of Nutrition Month Celebration with this year’s theme “Gutom at Malnutrisyon , Sama-sama Nating Wakasan” teachers and parents must be aware of some eating disorders common among school children in order to avoid or prevent such nutritional problems.

Here are some of the eating disorders among school children :

  1. Anorexia – some boys and girls experienced such problems which apparently during the change in growth and the delayed development of sexual growth.
  2. Bloating and stomach pain such as stomach and gastrointestinal tract and acid re-flux are common among children who undergo such physical changes.
  3. Low Blood Pressure
  4. Dizziness
  5. Slow process of information as part of the mental changes are connected to eating disorders.

These are some of the signs the school children suffer in eating disorders that needed to be resolved so that growing children will become healthier and choose food which are appropriate to their physical growth.

Creating a Wholesome Classroom Atmosphere

Aug 12, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Regina Reyes

Teachers often times complain about the pupil’s attendance in school because there are children who are fond of making absences and some are habitual absentee. It’s been a concern of teachers how they can encourage this kind of school children to attend regular classes but a lot has been done and they failed.

In our modern era where modern technology is at hand and our kids are surrounded by these gadgets, we need to consider our classroom settings and it’s high time to create a wholesome classroom atmosphere where kids will be encouraged to go back to attend their classes. First, teachers need to teach all his pupils to care for each other and allow them to understand the importance of loving and accepting the members of the class. Pupils can easily adopt to the environment if there is acceptance and affirmation in the group. Peace will also prevail in the class thus, quarreling will be avoided. Creating a positive atmosphere will also help to attract kids to come to school daily. Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of Teaching Values Among School Children

Aug 12, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Regina Reyes

One of the observations of teachers and parents today is the decline of good manners or values among kids or school children. The way they talk, they behave, deal with adults or even their simple gestures reflect the modern day living which is far, far different from the behavior of children before. A lot of behavioral problem also rise in school even at home that focuses on the manners of children. These matters were the burden of both teachers and parents today. Read the rest of this entry »

A Page A Day Keeps Ignorance Away

Aug 12, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Cecilia R. Lopez

Nowadays, children are very lazy to read a book because they though that it was a boring activity. So now we will list the top ten good reasons why should we read a book.

  1. It gives us knowledge . A book is very useful to us especially in studying or researching some ideas or facts but when the internet became popular, students now search for what they need in computer but books contains better information yet more cheaper than internet.
  2. Books can entertain us when we are bored. Actually it’s true, because when I am bored and nothing to do I just read a story book and I didn’t notice that the time was passing quickly . So try it’s very fun.
  3. We can learn many moral lessons . Books also contain good moral lessons especially the story books for kids which teach good manners and right conduct so even you are only a child practice reading books.
  4. Reading book is much better than playing computer because you can’t learn anything in playing computer .You just wasting your time and money but in books you will learn a lot.
  5. It can also give you some ideas about place , persons, foods, or plants so if you want to know more about anything then read a book.
  6. Books can widen your vocabulary if you are weak in spelling there’s a book that can help you in your problem and this is. Dictionary. And take note the dictionary does not only contain spelling but also the meaning of a word.
  7. Books have more ideas compare to internet because in internet it only contains the summary of what you are looking for. So you better consult first the book before internet.
  8. You can also use books in reviewing . The reason is not all the lessons you learn in school is on the internet.
  9. Books are good teacher to students. Do you know why? Because teachers also refer on books and can also teach a lot on students.
  10. Books can also widen your imaginations. Because when you read a story you are thinking the actions that happened on the story especially the story that has no pictures. So if you want to widen up your imagination go on read a book and it is totally fun.

These are my 10 reasons why all of us should read a book. And even you are only child you must learn how to read a book because when you grow up it can help you many times. So if you are not reading a book well try it’s very entertaining, fun and interesting.

Strong Personality of Teacher leads to Learning

Jun 7, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Margie M. Gloria

If a teachers has a strong personality and can motivate her class well, learning will take place. Generally, pupils don’t like inactive, slow and weak teacher. Teaching- learning situation will be boring if teachers possess these traits. Today, pupils love to have teachers who will inspire them and someone who makes teaching enjoyable.

Teachers can easily motivate pupils to learn if they can perform variety of roles inside the class… teachers should know how to sing, how to act, how to recite poems, tell interesting stories, knows how to introduce games and the like. Learning will surely take place having this kind of teacher.

Gone are the traditional teachers who don’t know how to smile and who always get angry in the class…teachers today always smile and welcome each day as bright and enjoyable time. Most of the teachers today have strong personalty that leads to an effective teaching- learning situation.

Using New Methods of Teaching

Jun 7, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Margie M. Gloria

A good teaching procedure will lead to effective learning, that’s why it’s very important for a teacher to understand and use applicable or new method o f teaching. In our modern technological world where the use of computer is viral, teachers need to learn how to use / apply the new technology so that the teaching-learning procedure will be enjoyable.

Classroom activities to be effective must be governed by different strategies. Pupil to pupil interaction must be observed everytime a lesson will be introduced in the class. In doing this, pupils will be trained to communicate well with their peers.

Variety of instructional materials should be visible in each classroom so that learning will be full of fun and interesting.

Ideal teaching today encourages the application of new methods in teaching to develop initiative, creativity, confidence, self-reliance and independence among the pupils.

K +12 A Solution To Quality Education

Jun 7, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Daisy R. Tuazon

The Department of Education is now implementing the new K+ 12 scheme this school year wherein the new batch of first Graders and seventh graders undergo with the said curriculum. The said implementation of the new curriculum is part of the innovation and changes of the Philippine educational system.

Controversies, issues and concerns arose even before the full implementation of the new curriculum. Many disagreed when it was not yet well disseminated and people are not informed about the K+ 12, some said more urgent problems must be given more attention such as lack of teachers, classrooms, textbooks, increasing dropouts are only few to mention. Read the rest of this entry »

Bullies… No More

Jun 7, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Daisy R. Tuazon

Who among us never experience physical, emotional, mental or social abuse from our classmates or peers? In one way or another we became victims of these school bullies and experienced how being humiliated , exploited or discriminated in school. Luckily , some of us were able to surpass that stage but there were still who are being traumatized of these bullies.

Commonly the target of bullies are often the ones who are “ alone” and those who appear to be nerdy, small in stature or those who perceived as weak in personalities, that’s why victims often suffer from anxiety, and many develop low self-esteem or lost of self-confidence. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Teach Basic Conversational English

Jun 6, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Leann C. Luna

In the conversational English lesson, the first rule, especially at the basic level, is to keep things simple, and to keep things at a level that a person would already know in their own language. So, the most basic topic is going to be personal information.

When you’re teaching your students English, the first thing that they’ll need to know is how to introduce themselves and how to react when people ask them things like what’s your name, where do you come from, what country do you live in, things like this. So, personal information, which they already know in their own language, will be the easiest thing for them to explain and to say in English.

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What makes an effective teacher?

Jun 6, 2013 | Published by: Teacher Gracia D. Rubiano

Teaching is one of the world’s most challenging occupations. Teachers hold a unique position in our society. Ask yourself whether you have the characteristics of an effective teacher. If you feel that you have the characteristics, consider ways to improve and learn more on how to become an effective teacher.

An effective teacher makes good use of instructional time and inspires students to do well and to know more. Each and every student in the class has to feel comfortable and have the sense of belonging. The classroom has to be conducive to learning and has the proper lighting so that learning easily takes place. Read the rest of this entry »