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What a Man’s Body Needs

Mar 7, 2017 Author: Teacher Jay Mark D. Sinag | Filed under: Beyond the Classroom

Why should we teach Physical Education in schools?

A lot of people are finally acknowledging the need to be physically fit, as it undeniably adds to their aesthetic qualities as a man or a woman. Indeed, gym rats have finally taken over Instagram and some of Facebook, flooding their friends’ timelines with buff biceps and swollen abs.

But is there more to being fit than the good looks and the admiration from people from various parts of the globe?

There is.

People are made aware of the importance of getting fit at an early age, and there are a lot of benefits in this activity that we should never look the other way when discussing about it. The importance of exercise, for instance, is that it can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease, according to It is also enumerated in the website the benefits of regular physical activities, such as; reduction of the risk of heart attack, better weight management, lower blood cholesterol level, and lower risk of diabetes and cancer. (more…)

Five Points Never Say To Your Boss

Aug 20, 2016 Author: Teacher Laila M. Carlos | Filed under: Beyond the Classroom

Everybody has a boss. Even if we “work for yourself,” we’re still an employee to our client.

A big part of maintaining the boss-employee relationship is to never allow a boss to think you dislike your work, are incapable of doing it, or worse consider it beneath you.

These sound like no-brainers, but many statements heard commonly around the workplace violate these basic rules. Looking for an example? Here are five heard in workplaces all the time. They may seem ordinary, even harmless. But try reading these from your boss’s point of view. You’ll see right away why it’s smart to never allow these five sentences to pass your lips: (more…)


Bringing Back the Values of the Good Old Days

Aug 30, 2012 Author: Teacher Jane L. Ringor | Filed under: Beyond the Classroom, Essay on Education

We are experiencing today a state of moral corruption. This is evident in the kind of governance our state leadership is tucked in – a leadership that has caused and continues to cause a rift among the members of the populace. If we are to make an assessment, each person goes his own way, being torn apart by personal ideologies and personal advancement, empty of common interest. Gone are the days, when the flow of life was unbridled by confusion, by turmoil and economic dislocation. Where have all the values gone?

Sizing up the state of the nation’s values today, the trend has been going negative. Today we are rocked in the fabric of illicit acts ranging from hypocrisy, dishonesty, greed, and all other things vicious, bringing the country’s setup into a state of degradation, veering away from the positive values that were once the glories of the good old days. But how should these values return? (more…)

Modern-Day Educators Should Teach by Example

Aug 27, 2012 Author: Teacher Erlinda P. Labog | Filed under: Beyond the Classroom, Teachers for Teachers

Thousands of behavioral psychologists all over the world confirmed that children who were born in this modern era were mold differently and are greatly influence by modern gadgets and equipments. Most parents and even teachers were unaware of the good and bad influence of these new technologies and how it affects our values, beliefs and attitudes. Thus, the example of adult leadership shown before our youth today must be carefully planned because it will be the deterrent in molding the kind of people we want our children to become. (more…)

Toys as an Effective Tool in Teaching

Aug 12, 2012 Author: Teacher Cherry Collera | Filed under: Beyond the Classroom

Children love to play a lot. By means of playing, they learn and develop bodily, intellectually and socially. When they play, they work. Those little angels make use of their toys to perform their work well. When they look and talk to their toys, they widen their imagination and explore with more games. Simple toys demand them to visualize more. The battery-operated cars or talking dolls only limit their tasks, they were not able to investigate and explore more. They became uninterested with those toys. (more…)

You’ll be amazed at the difference you can make

Aug 2, 2012 Author: Teachers' Pet | Filed under: Beyond the Classroom

Based on a true story and released by the Ministry of Education, Singapore.