Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Uyboco: How not to teach math?
THERE are math teachers who like to teach only one method of solving problems and who will mark students wrong if they use another method but arrive at the correct answer anyway. This is all the more unfortunate if these ...
Uyboco: Filipino First
WINNIE Monsod’s recent column entitled “Why Filipinos Distrust China” contained the following lines which incensed a good number of Filipino-Chinese:Actually, I have often observed, Reader, that a Chinese-Filipino will never ever state unequivocally that he/she is a Filipino first, and ...
From 16 days ago
Uyboco: Much ado about Filipino
THE Supreme Court’s recent decision to uphold the constitutionality of the K to 12 program resulted in Filipino and Panitikan (Philippine Literature) no longer being required core subjects in college. Of course, as expected, there were many howls of protest ...
From 23 days ago
Uyboco: A Final Word on Finland
HAVING spent the past few weeks dissecting Finland’s educational system and comparing it to my preferred model, the Sudbury Valley School, has been enlightening for me. I’m not sure if you, my readers, have been similarly enlightened. But they do ...
From 30 days ago
Uyboco: Finland vs Sudbury (Part 3)
TIM Walker related an interesting story in the latter part of his book, about the Sudbury Valley School. He showed his students a short YouTube clip featuring the school and what it was all about. He thought that his students ...
From 37 days ago
Uyboco: Finland vs Sudbury (Part 2)
I SEE the Finland model as a halfway house between traditional education and the Sudbury model. If traditional education is slavery, then Finland would be voluntary servitude, and Sudbury would be willful independence.The prospect of giving kids almost unbridled freedom ...
From 44 days ago
Uyboco: Finland vs Sudbury (Part 1)
FOR the past two weeks, I had been writing about the Finnish educational system. I would now like to compare it with the democratic school system like Sudbury Valley School, of which I had also previously written.(If you’re just getting ...
From 51 days ago
Uyboco: Learning from Finland (Part 2)
AUTONOMY seems to be one of the key factors of happiness, according to Raj Raghunathan in “If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?” The idea that you are free to make certain choices and decisions is emotionally satisfying, rather ...
From 58 days ago
Uyboco: Learning from Finland (Part 1)
I MET with a former student a few weeks ago who is now a school principal. After an exchange of ideas, we exchanged books about education. He had my copy of “The Sudbury Valley Experience” while I had his “Teach ...
From 65 days ago
THERE is a recent story going around entitled “God Whispers” about a pilot who flew the last plane out of Palu, Indonesia before it was hit by an earthquake of 7.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, causing a devastating tsunami ...
From 71 days ago