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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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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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“Pre-K? What’s in Store?”

By: Angela Tarroza, Pre-K This school year, I am more than thrilled to handle two classes of 18 Pre-Kinder students! It is a first for me — being able to handle a large number of children. It’s no easy task but it is so challenging and more so, rewarding. I CANNOT wait to see what the end of the year brings — more readers,
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“My Students, My Teachers”

“My Students, My Teachers” By: Angela Tarroza My dad used to let us listen to inspirational talks given by sought-after speakers. There is this one story that I’d like to share to our readers, especially because it is highly relevant to the teaching profession. It was not a typical student-teacher story. This one was different: There was this elementary teacher named Mrs. Thompson. Like
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“Thank You for the Music!”

“Thank You for the Music!” By: Teacher Rona Music is everywhere. My family influenced me a lot to appreciate and love music. Now that I am a grown-up, it still lives in me. Singing is my passion. I sing when I am happy and I sing when I am sad. I sing when I want to feel relaxed, and I sing when I am
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“Don’t Just Focus, Focus Listen!”

“Don’t Just Focus, Focus Listen!” By: Mai Almiranez-Nadres So here’s the thing, i know its almost the end of the year but we’re still working on how to Focus Listen. It’s easy to just “listen” but try “focus listening.” ☺ Kinder 2 shares things they did during the weekend every Monday for our circle time. They get to share 2 memorable events and the
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“The Little Things”

“The Little Things” By: Willa Benito So we’re almost done with the school year — yes let that sink in. Has it been ten months already?! It always amazes me how the kids progress from June to March. Though it may sound short and that includes holidays, class suspensions, sembreak, Christmas break, and many others, I can’t help but admire the big changes and
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“Half Full”

“Half Full” By: Willa Benito In college, when we asked to write something about ’10 years from now how do you imagine your life to be?’ I wouldalways answer with: “I have my own house, my own car, a business, happily married and have babies” Back then I was so sure I will have all these by the time I turn 27 or 28.
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