Author Archives: Jamz

House panel OKs bill lowering age of criminal liability

MANILA — The House Committee on Justice approved on Monday a bill lowering the age of criminal liability from 15 to nine years old, which amends Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006. The panel only took about five minutes to approve the committee report containing the still unnumbered substitute bill after Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro motioned for its approval, following the opening remarks of panel chair Oriental Mindoro Rep. Salvador “Doy” Leachon. Castro’s motion was immediately seconded despite objections from Gabriela […]

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DepED provides update on release of FY 2017 PBB for school-based personnel

PASIG CITY, January 21, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd) notifies its school-based personnel that as of January 21, DepED Region III has started releasing the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The Schools Division Offices (SDOs) of the National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions IV-A, XI, and XII have received their Special Allotment Release Order (SARO) from their respective Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Regional Offices. SAROs are also being processed by the respective DBM ROs for release to the SDOs of DepED […]

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Teaching

They get up early and don’t have time to drink coffee over the newspaper. They come home late and are too tired to cook. They work extra because they know there are students who need them. They don’t get too excited over a minor crisis because they deal with issues all day. They have seen far worst cases. They don’t want to talk when they come home for they have talked all day. They don’t want to move when they come home for they have moved all […]

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What it takes to be a teacher?

I am a teacher. And I, like many other teachers, am exhausted. I, like many other teachers, am shocked at how the generation of today is so different from mine. I, like many other teachers, am worried that I might not be able to handle this different kind of jungle. I, like many other teachers, am disappointed and downhearted with the attitude of many students. The way students give me a questioning look as they pass by me at the corridors. Or the way they shove me […]

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7 Reasons Kung Bakit Nananatili Akong Isang Guro

Nagiging masaya at magiliw ka sa harap ng mga bata kahit maraming problema ang hinaharap. Making a difference in the lives of children. Everyday I will be making an impact on someone’s life. Akala mo alam mo na lahat, pero madami ka pang matututunan sa mga bata. Tulad ng pagiging masaya sa mga simpleng bagay. At the end of the day, uuwi ka sa bahay na may baon na masasaya or funny story to tell about your children. “Ang kabataan ang pagasa ng bayan.” Someday these tiny […]

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For whom education is?

“Education should take a form that enables it to be available to all children or at least all children capable of benefiting from it. The education system we should aim for is one in which every boy and every girl is given the opportunity to attain the highest level of education in this world.” “Children capable of benefiting” are obviously not limited to children of the aristocracy; working class children are also included.  Also included are children with special needs, such as handicapped children. Russell argues that, […]

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Extra Challenge

I never thought I would feel uncomfortable in my first week of pre –service teaching because I am confident that I am equipped and trained enough to teach. I believed I can be a good teacher with my standards.   I am ready with my lesson and materials for teaching. I set my criteria and expectations on what and how would my teaching and my students learning should be.  I am so excited to implement my lesson to my class hoping I would teach them well and […]

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Are You a Good teacher?

People define a ‘good teacher’ according to their own standards, it may realistic or idealistic. Maybe to some idealistic, it is what they wanted it to be and to those realistic they may or have no personal encounter to teacher. What makes a good teacher? A good teacher must love teaching, have their own principles and walk their talk. Teachers must love teaching.   Teachers must not just teach because it is their job but because it is their profession. Embracing teaching as their profession means they […]

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What is a Good Teacher?

We are always learning and discovering new things that will allow us to continue on the path of success. Everyone is always in motion at some time in their life. They are either going up or getting better, or they can be falling back on bad habits. Nobody is ever standing still in life. That is because the world is always changing and if you don’t improve you will be left behind. Not only is the world always changing, but so are you. We are not the […]

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