“Sometimes, we underestimate our students because they are young. We overlook the fact that they are also capable of creating methods and concepts. Few opportunities are given to them inside the classroom to enhance their thinking skills.” Director Soledad A. Ulep of UP-Nismed (National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development) said one way of

FUSE teaches teachers to become trainers

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 by

Eighty-nine teachers from public elementary schools in Ilocos Sur and Vigan City recently underwent a five-day training seminar at the FUSE Learning Center for Teachers, in Manila, which aims to enrich the participants’ teaching skills in English, Mathematics and Science. The teachers, who came from at least 50 elementary schools spread across the region, were

FUSE trustee: Math is a language, an art

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“When you teach math, don’t confine yourself to math. Math is both a language and an art. It’s about awareness, structural thinking and study of logic.” Milagros D. Ibe, a noted teacher-educator in mathematics education, said the “old rules” were anchored on memorization and urged teachers under the K-12 program to give “space” to students

The Philippines may bag its first gold medal and surpass the country’s impressive showing in the math Olympiad as the nucleus of the team that will be sent to Thailand is composed of experienced and tested competitors. The Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education (FUSE) said it sees bright prospects for the squad with

Over 4,000 students from public high schools in depressed communities in Metro Manila had visited the Philippine Science Centrum (PSC) to undergo “hands-on minds-on” activities at the facility, the first interactive science center-museum in the country. The participants were recipients of the “Science Beyond Classroom” project of the Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education

More than 39,000 teachers will be hired by the Department of Education (DepEd) and an additional 31,000 classrooms will be constructed this year to support the implementation of the K to 12 program, which takes effect in 2016. Representatives Roman Romulo (Pasig, Lone District) and Evelina Escudero (Sorsogon, 1st District) told the recent monthly general

FUSE Teacher Training

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 by
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More than 200 teachers from public high schools in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, recently attended a five-day FUSE (Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education) training program at the Urdaneta City University. The event, which seeks to raise the teaching skills of mentors in English, Math and Science, was held in coordination with the Department of

FUSE Trains Ilocos Teachers

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FUSE Trains Ilocos Teachers

  At least 100 teachers from public elementary schools in Ilocos Sur and Vigan City recently underwent a five-day training workshop at the FUSE (Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education) Learning Center for Teachers, in Ermita, Manila. The workshop, designed to upgrade the competencies of teachers in English, Math and Science, complements the K-12

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