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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Google Science Fair 2015 Teacher’s Orientation

Last year we brought the Doodle4Google Philippines to Iligan and we have produced 3 national finalists. One of them won in his age category. This year, GEG Iligan conducted an orientation program for the Google Science Fair 2015 at the MSU-IIT i-School Laboratory on April 17, 2015. We have invited teachers and school heads in […]

Q&A: Craig Kemp

Our featured educator for this month’s Q&A is making waves in social media. Craig Kemp is an ed-chat rockstar in Twitter. This New Zealand born educator now lives in Singapore and leads in the use of ICT in education in the school where he is now based. As a Google Certified Teacher (GTASEA2014) and a […]

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 […]

EdTech Day 2015

The partnership of MSU-IIT College of Education and Google Educator Group Iligan hosted this year’s EdTech Day on February 25, 2015 at the MSU-IIT CED Amphitheater, Iligan City. This year’s theme was “Designing Tools for Learning” and the event was filled with project exhibits, EdTech talks and EdTech discussion with the participants.   The event […]

Q&A: Gerson Abesamis

After writing about Design Thinking and the Perfect Wallet exercise, I am featuring one of the founders of the featured education lab last week. Gerson Abesamis, co-counder of Habi Education Lab, describes their non-profit organization as one that “seeks to bring innovation to Philippine schools through design thinking workshops and grassroots partnerships with design and […]