He Who Teaches Learns

EDS103 Module 1 e-Journal As a trainer and future educator, I am interested in how people learn. This will give me great insights on ways to tap students potential and how effective I can be as a teacher. I would like to be able to guide students, motivate them and encourage them so that learning…

Instruct, Inspire, Assess, Improve

My EDS113 Final e-Journal Entry What am I taking home from this course? How have my views changed? Have I been moved into action? I wanted to write all the learnings in EDS113 but it won’t fit here so I just put it all together in one poster, it may not be complete but these…

Procrastination is the Thief of Time

My EDS113 Module 5 e-Journal “Procrastination is the action of delaying or postponing something.”  I think almost everyone can relate to this especially during exam preparation, assignment tasks or even in work-related projects. As a result, on the day or near the deadline, students tend to cram and squeeze all the learnings in a short…

The Power of Yet

My EDS113 Module 6 e-Journal The Power of Believing that You Can Improve is the heart of the TED talk of Dr.Carol Dweck that using the work “yet” will inspire students to keep moving rather than feel sorry for themselves. Having a growth mindset helps in overcoming difficulties and face challenges that they can learn…

1-Minute Video of Assessment OF vs. FOR Learning

Module 3 – Assessment OF Learning vs Assessment FOR Learning Hi Classmates, I chanced upon this short animated video that might help us remember a bit of what we learned in Module 3. Happy watching! Just click on below link: 1-Minute Video of Assessment OF vs. FOR Learning

Second Chances

Module 3 – On Assessment Purposes and Alignment I am acrophobic and yet in my new job, traveling is a requirement. Although I can request my hotel room to be on lower floors, I simply cannot choose especially if it is not available. Clients offices could be on the top floors as well.  I just…

Plan.Do.Check.Act.

My EDS113 Module 2 e-Journal Plan – Do – Check – Act, simple. This is one of my favorite learnings in Module 2. Miss one and everything could go wrong. I have known this before as Deming Cycle during my college days. I have applied this both personally and professionally.      As a Training and…

A Step Closer

If I may borrow EDS111 quote, “Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny – C.S. Lewis”. Taking this course is one of the many hardships an educator has to overcome, but it is well worth it! 🙂 Indeed, the assignments, tasks and group activities we participated in were just a preparation for…

On Acceleration and Bilingualism

Module 6 eJournal – 30days and counting… It’s been a month since we transferred from China and settled in Philippines. Among the difficulties we faced is my son’s schooling. Using the homeschool curriculum, the instruction and materials were all in English, my son should already be Grade 2 but because of his age which is 6years…