8 Hacks on How to Teach Google Apps

Did you ever discover something, like a secret burger recipe or a new restaurant, that you can’t stop talking about it? The same thing happened to me when I learned about the use of Google apps for Education. But unlike the secret burger recipe, teaching others about Google apps is a bit more challenging especially […]

Q&A: Jennie Magiera

A new segment for this blog named  Q&A an Educator  is launched today. This series is patterned after LifeHackers’ How I Work series and is designed to generate stories to inspire other educators. The interview is performed through Google Docs wherein I get to collaborate with the interviewee for this blog post. I am deeply […]

GEG Iligan x GEG Buug

The Mindanao State University Buug Campus is located at Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay under the supervison of their chancellor Sultan Taha G. Sarip. The Buug Campus is one of the many MSU campuses in the Mindanao island. During the Google Educator Group (GEG) Leaders Summit for the Asia and the Pacific, the organizers said that GEG […]

Three-peat Win for IDS in Energy Quiz Show

  MSU-IIT Integrated Developmental School (IDS) team hailed as champion in the 2014 STEAG State Power Inc. Energy Quiz held on December 5, 2014 at Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro City. According to Sunstar Philippines, “the annual event has become one of the much awaited campus competitions among high schools in Northern Mindanao, as it […]

6 Creativity and Innovation Ideas in Education

On November 21-22, 2014, I attended the ICT Conference on Creativity & Innovation in Philippine Education at the De La Salle University Manila. This was hosted by UNESCO Bangkok (UNESCO Philippine Resource Distribution and Training Center) and co-hosted by six Philippine universities, namely: De La Salle University Manila, University of the Philippines, Mariano Marcos State […]

5 Tips in Inviting a GEG Meetup Speaker

GEG speaker meet-up is listed as one of the four events that a GEG chapter can organize. The official GEG website describes speaker meet-up as an “interactive and often evening meet-up, [where] speakers present on certain topics and facilitate interactive discussions where the audience can ask questions and also share their experiences.” In this post, […]

The Doodle4Google Experience

Last July 30, 2014 MSU-IIT through the Google Educators Group (GEG) Iligan has been chosen as an organizer for an orientation and workshop of the Doodle 4 Google competition in Iligan city. Katrina Carmela Lopez of the Doodle 4 Google Philippines, in a letter, said “At Google, we use the homepage logo designs to celebrate […]

5 Best Practices in GEG Meetups

Google Educator Group (GEG) Iligan had its inaugural meetup last July 18, 2014. Since our GEG launching, we had three meet-ups: Doodgle4Google Workshop, an after class meetup and the Teachers’ Fair 2014. As a GEG community leader, I have compiled the following list of lessons I and my core group learned during the preparation and […]

Teachers’ Fair 2014

As part of the celebration of National Teachers Month and World Teachers Day, Google Educator Group Iligan held a Teachers’ Fair in Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) CED Amphitheater on October 19, 2014. The theme for this year’s fair is “Fostering Flight: Teaching Our Students How to Fly” and it was filled with […]