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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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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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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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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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