FUSE GA, September 2015

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English: No longer a language, but a commodity Filipino workers continue to enjoy an edge over other nationalities in the Asean region in fluency and mastery of English, despite the conflicting and divergent views insofar as the conduct of English language teaching and learning in the Philippines is concerned. Edizon A. Fermin, principal of Miriam

FUSE GA, August 2015

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Learning science: Think, analyze, don’t memorize A chemist-educator urged science teachers to allow their students to think and analyze, instead of requiring them to memorize facts and procedures that does not lead to mastery of scientific concepts and ideas. “One of the issues that needs to be addressed under the K-12 program is the common

FUSE Press release, May 2015

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FUSE teaches teachers to become trainers 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

Feb. 27, 2015

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FUSE sees 1st gold for Phl in math Olympiad 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)

FUSE Press release, Feb. 4, 2015

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Learning science with fun: FUSE brings poor students to interactive center 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

“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

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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

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