Category Archives: Education

TEN Moves: A Campaign to Build 10,000 Classrooms in the Philippines

Last Friday, October 14, 2011, TEN Moves was publicly launched at the Fountain Area of Ayala Triangle in Makati City. Spearheaded by the 57-75 Movement, led by the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) and the Philippine Business for Social Progress … Continue reading

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Ready for Preschool

I will be enrolling my son in preschool (nursery) tomorrow. He’s only turning three this July, but I think he’s quite ready for school because of the following reasons: He can follow simple instructions from switching the electric fan on … Continue reading

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Update on Justin’s Alphabet, Numbers, and Colors

Eleven days ago, my son Justin could only identify the following letters o, s, and x, although he knows how to sing the Alphabet Song by heart. That was before he started watching the Brainy Baby DVD that teaches the … Continue reading

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Teaching My Son Justin the Different Letters of the Alphabet

Justin could sing the alphabet song when he turned two years old. (He is now 2 years, 3 months, and 16 days old.) But he can only identify three letters so far: o, s, and x. A month ago, his … Continue reading

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Bilingual Kid

We’re training our son Justin to become bilingual. We teach him both the English and Filipino versions of words. He knows that “hungry” and “gutom” are one and the same thing, for example, and he uses them interchangeably. This way, … Continue reading

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