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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Design Thinking: The Perfect Wallet

During the ICT Conference on Creativity and Innovation Conference, I attended a session on Design Thinking facilitated by the Habi Education Lab. Founded by Gerson Abesamis, Karol Mark Yee and Clifton Esteban, Habi Education Lab “works with schools and organizations to promote a culture of lifelong learning and innovation” through their various professional development programs. […]

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 […]