Battling E-Waste: A PBL Activity (Part Three)

This is the last entry of the three-part blog series on Battling E-Waste: A PBL Activity. The first part talked about the planning phase and the second part talked about the implementation of the project. After the students created and printed the infographic posters, it was time to start the e-waste collection campaign. To make […]

Battling E-Waste: A PBL Activity (Part Two)

Last week’s blog entry was on the planning of a PBL activity on Battling E-Waste. This time, I will talk about how it was implemented through a weekly journal of events. Week 1: Project Description, Problem Analysis and Brainstorming During the first week of the PBL activity, I discussed to my students the project description […]

Battling E-Waste: A PBL Activity (Part One)

From November 18 to December 19, 2014, I attended a MOOC conducted by Google for Education entitled Google Basics for Teaching. A final requirement for the course was to create a final project that incorporates the skills learned in the process. For this, I chose to create a project-based learning (PBL) activity for my grade […]

Role of School Principals in GEG Trainings

I will always remember Ma’am Becky. She was one of our participants for the Google Apps Training for School Administrators last December 2014. She was seated in front of the class and had the look of a very interested school girl when we talked about the different online tools. That same look of a child […]

10 Qualities of a GEG Co-Leader

Being [or becoming] a GEG leader is a challenging task. Managing a community of teachers is no small feat. So, at the start of it all, it is imperative to select a co-leader to assist GEG leaders in their chapter. In Southeast Asia, the practice is that GEG leaders not only select a co-leader but […]

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 […]