Great people or at least those who pretend to be often say that success is measured by how happy one has lived his life regardless of his accomplishments. I doubt that. Lions roam the Safari with contentment but I haven't heard of a successful nor a happy one--kindly introduce me if you have met the … Continue reading 三十歳
For many, the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016 was not a good news. Let’s be honest: who has the time to go to seminars amidst the noble yet chaotic responsibilities of teaching? It, being a law, however makes it a requirement; violation of such is considered against the law. A notable person once said … Continue reading The silver-lining: the Gods of VIBAL’s CPD Program
I am not here to bore you to death with how it went --you've got enough on your plate without me ruining your digestion anyway. Let me just break it down to three categories: a) Reading Updates b) Writing Updates c) Personal Goals So without further ado, here' s the list: Reading Updates I managed … Continue reading How did 2017 go for me?
A reflection on David Robson's article “A five-step guide to not being stupid” By Jahzeel Dionne V. Ybasco I came across an article in BBC.com entitled "How not to be stupid." I find it very interesting as it has given five techniques people can use to motivate themselves to keep on learning. It is indeed … Continue reading Hunger for Continuous Learning
Dear Beloved Readers, Writers, Students, Teachers, Happy New Year! Let us all welcome 2015 with a bang: with our arms wide open for learning, with eyes intent on reading and scrutinizing works of literature, with ears willing to listen if they haven't been rendered deaf by firecrackers. I would like to share with you the … Continue reading Re: New Format and Policies
Seniority is the excuse of those employees who can't do any better in their jobs but choose to antagonize newbies using their tenure.
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One of my students who are preparing for their Job Interviews asked me how I answered this question: Why did you decide to be a teacher? I answered in different ways: -> I want to motivate children to study and speak in English just like my favorite teacher when I was in high school. -> … Continue reading STUDENT OF THE WEEK: AMBER
One's love for books may be as shallow as loving the notion of being thought of as scholastic. She may post pictures of herself in a bookstore, holding a book, or putting several books on her desk but they remain untouched for a long time. She may even put a book or two in her bag for the pretense of reading it or them but only spares a glance for a few minutes. The book or books lay forgotten and unread. The President thinks there is nothing wrong with this. It is only absurd particularly if the said individual taking a selfie is an educator.
Just like what people normally say, "Give credit to whom credit is due." http://www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day/