Special Education Guide in the Philippines

Speed to SPED. A playful, yet concise description of what today’s special education system in the Philippines badly needs. Yes, history has proven that we are almost always slow to act and react to any situation. As the foreigners would usually refer to Filipinos as “too relaxed and passive,” so is our take on the … Continue reading

Originally posted on Classroom as Microcosm:
When Paul Tough’s new book, How Children Succeed, arrived in my mailbox, I opened it with great anticipation.  I love Tough’s writing; his pieces on This American Life and in The New York Times have always impressed me with their warm, clear prose.  What’s more, last year, an excerpt from this…


The compliance-appraisal on government-owned buildings specifically, the City Hall, SSS and Pag-ibig fund including but not limited to direct observation and documentary was made on January 4, 2010. This project was duly accomplished as part of the fulfillment of the requirements in EDUC 269 for MAED SpEd 1 with the absence of motives to ruin … Continue reading

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Every day, 19 WordPressers are featured on the Freshly Pressed section of WordPress.com. And every day, many more wonder, “What do I have to do to get Freshly Pressed?” Well, it’s time to reveal what the folks who push the launch button are thinking. Each week, a member of…

Originally posted on write meg!:
High school senior and brilliant science student Kate Malone is nearly every parent’s dream — motivated, intelligent, organized, hard-working. Only the only parent she has around these days is her father, Rev. Malone, and he’s often too busy preaching to her to actually listen to her. And the only thing…

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Okay, you got me. “Blog” is indeed a four-letter word. More on that later. Let’s talk about pencils. Smooth, shiny, six-sided stalks of serenity. A graphite core tucked away, hidden, enveloped in a cocoon of quiet promise. Pencils are patient. They don’t act as harbingers of deadlines, rather, they offer sustenance to…

Celebrate Love

“Celebrate love. It is the breath of your existence and the best of all reasons for living.”   via quotes like celebrate_love-it_is_the_breath_of_your_existence.


Summer is almost over. In just about four weeks schools will reopen and a new semester will begin. The school plays a critical role in the special child’s holistic growth and development. Keep in mind that it is not a place where parents could leave off their responsibilities but rather, a place where they can … Continue reading