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Go for original stories, YA lit authors tell young writers »

While many writers would name their stories’ characters after loved ones or friends, a best-selling author revealed to her audience at International School Manila (ISM) that she looked to cyberspace for inspiration.

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A teacher remembers P-Noy, Jinggoy, Koko and his other stellar grade school students »

For 11 long years, I was a teacher at the Ateneo de Manila grade school. At the time, students were fiercely competitive. Every boy fought to be, and remain, in the Top 10 (some parents were pushing their kids), to win all kinds of honors, medals and prizes.   When school opened in June 1972, […]

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Meeting Obama’s ‘friend’ and listening to learn »

(Second of two parts)   Had I been traveling alone, I would have shied away from Miraikan (Wei-lai-guan in Chinese, meaning, museum of the future), the national museum of emerging science and innovation in Koto, Tokyo. It took us quite a while, via train and monorail, to reach this destination. But was I glad my […]

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Student Activity Guide »

Look in the main section of the Inquirer for five news items and ads that say anything about people below 20 years old. Make a chart like this:

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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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With teachers in school, students will come »

When The Citizens Foundation (TCF) set out on its campaign to help reduce illiteracy in Pakistan, which has the second largest out-of-school population in the world, the founders realized a key issue they had to address was “getting teachers to school.”

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Inquirer education story wins Lasallian Scholarum Award »

Inquirer contributors Curtis Chin and Jose Collazo received the Lasallian Scholarum Award for Outstanding Published Feature Article on Youth and Education in a Nationally Circulated Publication from De La Salle University (DLSU).

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Philippine proposal for girl students’ store is People’s Choice in Project Inspire contest »

Sinag Microfunds’ proposed Sinag Store bagged the People’s Choice award in this year’s Project Inspire, an annual social impact competition.

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Always ahead of her time »

Rossana Llenado has known early on that success is not about gender but about vision.

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Green design competition launched »

Nippon Paint has launched in the Philippines its annual Nippon Paint Young Designer Award (NPYDA), a competition that aims to inspire interior design and architecture students to apply creativity and innovation in improving their communities and to push the boundaries for future living.

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A unified vision for higher education »

When more than 500 presidents and administrators of higher education institutions (HEIs) meet in one place and sign a declaration to work together for the improvement of the quality of higher education, that’s not just a summit. You call that a miracle.

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The teacher is irreplaceable in cyber age and beyond »

“Do you see a time when technology will replace the teacher?”

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Alex London, storyteller »

“I have a confession,” the lanky, bespectacled man on the stage told us. “When I was a kid, I hated books.” The crowd of Grade 8 students in Xavier School’s auditorium gasped collectively.

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The case of the eight telltale letters in the new Filipino ‘alpabeto’ »

If we may take liberties with our analogies, imagine a scene from the popular film “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” where a posse of “faceless” men (always seen from afar, thus the faces are vague) pursues the two escaping criminals to the soundtrack of “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head.”

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