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Five Things You Need to Know about Teachers

Posted on April 7, 2018 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)

In my many years of teaching, I have come to realize that what teachers do are sometimes taken for granted. I guess this is mainly because people think they understand enough what teachers do and what their work really entails.

In this post, I share five things that people need to know about teachers, contrary to popular belief or knowl...

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The Joys of Travelling

Posted on April 7, 2018 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)


When not teaching, one of the things I love doing most is travelling, be it domestic or international. Travelling is something I remember I enjoyed doing with my mom. Back then, however, my travels were limited to the times my mom/ parents would head to Manila to buy goods to be sold in our ready-to-wear stores in Bicol. 

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On Becoming a Good Writer

Posted on March 8, 2018 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)


A member of my writing class recently asked me a question I always hear from many students, "What do I do to become a good writer?" Apparently, he is struggling with a common dilemma beginning writers face with which, many times, have to do with diction.

As a composition teacher, I tota...

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Travels + Education

Posted on January 2, 2018 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (1)



“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” — Saint Augustine.


Plaza King Edward/ Edouard VII is located in a nar...

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Yuletide 2017

Posted on December 25, 2017 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (0)

As the world celebrates this Season, we are reminded once again about the importance of goodwill and kindness. Regardless of who are, where we come from, and what we have, how we relate to others is crucial. As an administrator and a teacher working in a highly multicultural setting, I've always believed that apart from possessing workplace skills, if only to fulfill specific tasks...

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Education of one's heart

Posted on March 6, 2017 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (0)

That moment when you realize that one's education, wealth, and religious affiliation can only do so much. At the end of the day, it is one's personal conviction, armed with the sincerest intention to fathom between pure evil and respect for justice, or the LACK of all these, that allows the evils of the times to either die or thrive. No amount of one's material possession, and even professed faith, can change this, unless one willfully desires to do so. In this ...

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