What Matters Most

By Teacher Martha Santos, Nursery Teacher There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing an environment for your child that is conducive for learning. There are four factors to consider according to www.theedadvocate.org. These are: Physical Space, Getting Students to Cooperate, Creating a Communal Atmosphere, and Classroom Climate and Culture. What are all these factors for? How would this benefit your child’s
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Teaching Phonics and Reading Efficiently

By: Teacher Angela Tarroza, Pre-K Teacher Learning is a continuous process; we learn through our experiences, and through the things we have yet to encounter. We also have the ability to simply learn and unlearn ideas that will help us improve in our craft. As a teacher, it is essential that I also acknowledge the fact I learn learn from my students who are
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It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

By: Teacher April Verona, Former Kinder Teacher In my experience as a teacher, I have come to a realization that it does indeed take a village to raise a child. At some point, we must realize that our children must go beyond the four corners of a classroom and learn to enjoy and live life as it is. As one of our themes go,
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A Full – Bloomed Flower

By: Teacher Micah Casaus, Former Developmental Program Teacher As each of us starts out in the world, we see the beauty of life and what it has in store for us. It leads to beginnings that bring awe-inspiring endings. Seedlings as they enter school, children get to explore a greater world than they have known. Questions fill their minds and risks are there for
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The Many Hats We Wear

By: Teacher Rona Mulat, Assistant School Head Hats come in different sizes and shapes. It has been a strong symbol of social status a long time ago. In today’s time, it denotes a more figurative meaning. As we look all hats we are interested in wearing, we try and look at the design – how it is adorned or what is written. We do
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Teaching is My Double Edged-Sword

My philosophy as a teacher is that children should learn to love learning rather than see it as a task or responsibility that they just have to accomplish which is why, as much as I can, I incorporate every fun way to learn that I can come up with for my kinder class. Seeing a child enjoy learning makes all the effort worthwhile and
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Taking Joy in Little Things

Oct. 5, 2017 By: Teacher Rona Mulat Being in Kinder takes a lot of adjustments. From being fully guided with tasks to learning how to become independent. Here, children need to develop a very strong foundation that will help them be more equipped for the rest of their academic years. As well in Kinder, it is about being both an actual kid and experiencing
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Parenting in the Age of Social Media

Oct. 5, 2017 By: Teacher Angela Tarroza We are already in the current times when social media is highly accessible to practically everybody. Our very own homes, restaurants, places of recreation, and public places are already equipped with Wi-Fi, and when connection is intermittent, we rely on our own data connection provided by our carriers. Everything is just a click away. I have nothing
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Enforcing Rules Goes A Loooooooooooooong Way!

October 2, 2017 By: Teacher Martha Santos How important is it to enforce rules to our little ones? Is there a real need to impose such strict policies on kids when they are as young as preschoolers? I’m pretty sure you are nodding already because the answer is a BIG YES! Over the past few years I’ve been teaching, I have come to realize
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We Start NOW!

We Start NOW! Oct. 5, 2017 By Teacher Mai Nadres Everybody’s looking forward to Camelean Academy’s annual Costume party. How can you not? Our little ones parading their cutest costume and a presentation in front of an audience for the first time? Yes to that! The treats and booths are getting everyone excited too. But before the curtains are drawn, there we had our
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