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Math whiz scores high marks in Canada »

THE FIRST thing that people invariably notice about Felicia Maria “Shasha” Magpantay is that she looks like she barely got out of high school. But this young-looking 28 year old has already racked up an impressive curriculum vitae in the academic field.

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Innovations in LED (Learning, Education & Development) »

KNOWLEDGE is both input and output (raw material & finished goods) in the new economy.

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Fab labs seen helping PH solve problems »

The American animated science fiction TV series Dexter’s Laboratory features a boy genius with a secret lab filled with his inventions. Imagine having such a lab where whiz kids can harness state-of-the-art technology to design and create their own products. The lab has high-tech digital fabrication equipment—3D printers, laser cutters, computer numerically controlled (CNC) mills—that […]

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Getting kids to love Math, English »

Children who hate Math or English at an early age tend to find it hard later on to navigate formal education. NumberWorks’nWords, which uses computer games to drive home English and Math lessons, is one of the newest learning centers in the country. The center gets to complement the formal classroom studies of children. “Even […]

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Love for books + learning = way to fight poverty »

“Love for books equates to love for learning,” was the key message of Senator Benigno Aquino IV in a speech at the opening of the 35th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

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Learning life’s truths through travel »

The heat in Manila goes unabated but the truth is, summer is almost gone. Over the last five years, summer vacations—outside of those I had with my children—have always been to the US, more often than not to places I’ve never been, or to cities I had not visited in a long while.

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Learning about the country’s tribal weaving traditions »

To update the members of the Spouses of Heads of Mission (SHOM) on the country’s tribal traditions, professor Norma Respicio of University of the Philippines gave a talk on ethnic weaving of various tribal minorities, while Tesoro’s presented a fashion show featuring weaves adopted into a modern style.

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Special children are blessings from God, says bishop »

Filipino families raising special children should not consider them as a “chastisement by God,” according to Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes.

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Olongapo, Virginia Beach engage in student exchange program »

Olongapo City and Virginia Beach City in the United States (US) have embarked on an educational exchange program to give their students invaluable cross-cultural experience while pursuing their studies.

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Goal of learning »

March is graduation month, and students are happy that the school year has ended. After the hard work and sacrifice, parents, teachers and students can reflect on what they have achieved during the past months.

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Learning doesn’t stop after one graduates »

I haven’t been this tired or read or studied as many business books as I did back in college. I have forgotten that side of me, in favor of other pursuits such as parenting and, yes, writing.

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A child’s first five years are the most important »

It’s not very often that an international consultant in child development and a noted parenting expert comes for a visit. The recent visit of Carrie Lupoli was thus rare and very welcome.

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KidZania opens soon in Taguig; offers educational, fun-filled indoor activities »

In this world, only kids rule. KidZania, a family “edutainment” (education entertainment) facility is an interactive kid-sized city that is set to open in November 2014.

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Learning from our defining moments »

Every life has a defining moment, sometimes even more than one. It is different for each one of us. For some it is an unexpected victory. For others it is a crisis, a failure even. This is when we are revealed to ourselves and to others. But what really defines us is how well we rise after we have fallen.

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