Tag Archives: school

Read. To be Happy

Photo Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA While I was in elementary school, I do remember my school having a campaign and posters to promote reading.  But I didn’t become passionate about reading until … Continue reading

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Objectives

Photo Credit: Dawn Endico Why do we go to school?: To learn skills that will help us succeed in life. And after one has “completed his or her education”, what does one have to do for the rest of his … Continue reading

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Balikbayan

My Photo: The yearbooks that I have from my childhood in Saudi Arabia and the US. The Filipino word Balikbayan is a combination of the words “balik” meaning to return, and “bayan” meaning home country.  It “refers to overseas Filipinos including … Continue reading

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Extra-Curricular

In junior year of high school, I was lucky to have been recommended by my homeroom teacher for this extra-curricular organization called PCO (Peer Counseling Organization).  It had a training program which I had to attend over the summer, but … Continue reading

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Music Class: Freddie Aguilar

Freddie Aguilar‘s music is world-class, such that his song “Anak” generated a hundred cover versions, was released in 56 countries and in 27 different foreign languages, and has sold 30 million copies.  Billboard reported that the song was the number … Continue reading

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Individuals: Thomas Edison & Serious Reading

In my last post, I focused on Thomas Edison as a businessman.  This time I will focus on Thomas Edison as a student: In school, the young Edison’s mind often wandered, and his teacher, the Reverend Engle, was overheard calling … Continue reading

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Art Class: Entrepreneurship

Art Class can encourage students to become entrepreneurial through topics such as: 1. Logo/Packaging Design – Coca-Cola and Campbell’s Soup even inspire artwork. Photo Credit: Hariadhi & Thomas Altfather Good 2. Business Signs & Typography Photo Credit: OLU 3. Folk Art/Design … Continue reading

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Music Class: Pink Floyd

I feel that this song reflects to a certain extent, the education system throughout the world.  I understand that its efficiency allows the government to provide education for all, however Quality and Efficiency need not be mutually-exclusive.  Aside from my … Continue reading

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eRenaissance

There are reasons for any decline, like that of the Renaissance.  But it is now possible for a “renaissance” to endure because digital technology makes it easier for us to obtain knowledge freely. But in order to instill the spirit … Continue reading

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Music Class: New Radicals

I love this song from high school… Buy “You Get What You Give” on iTunes One, two One, two, three Wake up kids We’ve got the dreamers disease Age 14 we got you down on your knees So polite, you’re … Continue reading

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