New Google for Education Training Center

Tom Sayer of Google for Education talked about the new online Training Center  last July 24, 2015 at the Cafe Laguna, Cebu Business Park. Tom started his talk by asking “why do teacher use technology in schools?” and he shared his top three answers, namely, (1) Engage in professional growth and leadership, (2) Increase efficiency and […]

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Digital Collaborative Environment Using GAfE Workshop

The MSU-IIT College of Education ICT Team, headed by Avril Joy R. Ramayan and Google Educator Group Iligan partnered with Maria Cristina National High School in the conduct of a one day training on Digital Collaborative Environment Using Google Apps for Education last July 11, 2015 at the CED ICT laboratory. The training intended to […]

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Developing An Educational Technology Plan (DETIP) 2015

Developing an Educational Technology Implementation Plan (DETIP 2015) was organized by Ateneo de Manila University in partnership with Google last May 25-29, 2015. Below is the rationale of the five-day workshop: We invite applications for this intensive fice-day workshop, where participants will be exposed to a process for integrating technology into educational settings to enhance […]

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Google for Education Innovation Tour

I was invited as one of the speakers for the Google for Education Innovation Tour at Seda Hotel, Davao City last May 19, 2015. This month-long tour was held in six venues, namely, Manila, Cebu, Iloilo, Cavite, Davao and Cagayan de Oro. The event is composed of lectures and lightning talks, group work and product […]

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The 7 Habits for Highly Effective Educators

The 7 Habits for Highly Effective People, a book written by Stephen Covey in 1989, is still relevant in today’s workplace as it teaches principles. Its education version workshop is based on the same seminars that the FranklinCovey/Center for Leadership and Change Inc. offers to corporate managers and employees. In the Education edition, the examples […]

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Q&A: Aurelius Yeo

Our featured educator’s name is taken from the Latin word aureus which means golden or gilded. Indeed, Aurelius Yeo’s ten-year experience in education is undeniably nothing but brilliant. As a Google Certified Teacher and an Apple Distinguished Educator in Singapore, he is continuously making a large contribution in the field of educational technology. School: School […]

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Two Ateneo Schools in the Asian University Ranking

Joining the Big Four Philippine Universities (University of the Philippines, Ateneo De Manila University, University of Santo Tomas and De La Salle University Manila) is Ateneo de Davao University in Davao City. The University Ranking in Asia has been published annually since 2009. For the 2014 edition, the top five Filipino schools have changed or […]

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Where Is MSU-IIT In The World University Rankings?

The British Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)  has released its 2015 edition of the annual world university rankings. In the Philippines, the “Big Four” universities have constantly been part of the top 1,000 schools around the globe: University of the Philippines ( 367), Ateneo de Manila University (461-470), De La Salle University (651-700) and University of Santo Tomas […]

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Q&A: Cris Tanjutco

Recognizing educational inequality as a global problem, Teach for All is a movement to train quality teachers who will serve not just as role models but as an inspiration for students to become future leaders.  With dozens of countries supporting the same cause, Teach for All is striving to be true to its vision which is  “one […]

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