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Learning style and brain behavior: Tips for practitioners By HENRY S. TENEDERO The research on learning styles explains why, in the same family, certain children perform well in school whereas their siblings do not. It demonstrates the differences in style among members of the same class, culture, community, profession, or socioeconomic group, but it also […]


While the terminology can vary, it is generally agreed by experts in the Critical Thinking School that there are six core skills that one needs to master.


The human brain is an ever-fascinating masterpiece of creation. It is both a powerful instrument and a fragile organ: capable of penetrating insights, breath-taking visions and staggering versatility, but at the same time highly susceptible to injury, distraction and disorder.


FOR high school seniors in the Philippines, fourth year is that nerve-wracking time when they have to balance academic load with preparations for college entrance exams and deciding what course to take up – a decision that can really affect their entire future.


In a class of forty school children, there is an estimate that at least two of them exhibit symptoms of ADHD. It is therefore imperative for teachers to be aware of the basic facts that make ADHD unique and distinct from the other disorders or behavioral problems.


ON READING Regularly read and tell stories to your children. Share the joy of reading with them. Use expression to emphasize the characters, their roles, their emotions, their feelings, their accents.


Teaching 4S to the young learner By KEITH W. WRIGHT The 4S Accelerated English Program (4S-AEP), using the Preparation Primer (PP), makes Early Childhood Education teaching a much easier task. This is firstly because of its use of words that are relevant to the “language world” of the young learner – secondly because of its […]


1. Always bring extra pencils and erasers. Examination proctors recommend two or three—and don’t forget your sharpener, unless you want to keep bothering your seatmate to borrow his/hers. Be sure to use Mongol or similar brands, not mechanical pencils. Also, use a separate eraser. Built-in erasers tend to be abrasive and may tear the page […]


School phobia


School phobia. Much more than normal first-day jitters, roughly five percent of youngsters experience the condition at some point in their academic careers, struggling for at least two weeks to attend or remain at school.


Middle childhood, (seven to 12 years old) or “latency,” was once thought to be uneventful in a child’s life. They were the “calm years” before the “storm” of adolescence.

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