Parenting: Scholastic Summer Book Sale 2016

What to expect at Scholastic Summer Book 2016

Another happy book cruising for my young reader to ransack, dive into piles of books from Scholastic warehouse sale! She’s been anticipating this kind of trip to add something to her little library back home. Since her last visit from Scholastic’s December annual book sale, she continues to make book list on our phone’s notes plus she made a secret list saying no one should peek on it to make her wishlist come true.

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Parenting: Summer Activities 2016

Selected summer activities 2016

The list I will share excludes common organizers of summer activities such as the Milo sports clinic, PETA, McDo Kiddie crew and others. You may visit the orgs dedicated site or facebook page. Meanwhile I have below a selection of activities and schedules limited in Quezon City area.

UP CHK Community Recreation Program
Summer class starts on April 12
Summer classes:
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Parenting: School Clubs and Elective Subject for Children


School Clubs and Elective Subject for Young Children
Grade School Clubs

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Philippine Education
Philippine K-12 Curriculum
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Now that school season has begun (in the Philippines), aside from academic subjects students has to deal with extra curricular activities to expose themselves and unleashed their innermost interest and talent. Being a parent of a 6 years old, I support my grade schooler by guiding her to every decision she made. It’s not high school where they can enter any club or choose electives out of predicament or by influence from a group of friends.

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Parenting: School Clubs and Elective Subject for Children

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For young children joining school clubs or electives is a way to learn the basic skills by niche and socialize with peers.
How to choose elective subject for your child
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Philippine Basic Education Curriculum – In Full text

Philippine Basic Education Curriculum Philippine Elementary Learning Competencies Free Download – In Full Text   Parenting Philippine Eduacation K-12 Curriculum Basic Education Curriculum   FREE Download: Basic Education Curriculum – Philippine Elementary Learning Competencies. Released date as of June 2010. For the following subjects: English, Edukasyong Pagpapakatao (EP), Edukasyon sa Read more…

The Philippine K-12 Curriculum – In Full Text



The Philippine K-12 Curriculum
Free Download – In Full Text

 

Parenting
Philippine Eduacation
K-12 Curriculum

 

Last school year 2012, Philippine education officially implemented the K-12 curriculum. A far-cry from most parents (the average and poor sectors) who were unprepared in facing education advancement. Everyone knows the country (in public schools preferably) is drastically left behind in terms of curriculum adjustments. I believed this is the right phase to fully operate it, how else can parents and students understands the motives and adapts to change and improvement when the government and its people slows down progression?

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Early Literacy Clinic : Hello World, Here I Come!


Early Literacy Clinic (ELC) Quezon City
SY 2012-2013

Moving Up Prep! 🙂

Parenting
Philippine Education
Enrichment
Preschool in Metro Manila

Nothing can compare the joy of a parent knowing your child (at an early age) reaps success through its own effort. We’ve been practically saying how we’ve encountered a good progressive preschool founded by teacher Mimi (Prop. Zosima Medrano), Early Literacy Clinic (ELC) has a good support and foundation and we’re lucky to be strategically located within the school perimeters. Google up teacher Mimi  (keyword: “Zosima Medrano”) and find out more about her background; a dedicated educator and a very simple individual.

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The 1st Philippine Brain-based Learning Conference Round-up


The 1st Philippine Brain-based Learning Conference
BrainFitness
“The Key to Success in Learning Among Children”

Parenting
Manila Activities
Philippine Education
Mind and Body
Enrichment

Organized by BrainFit Studio Philippines
In cooperation with: Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), Scientific Learning, CEU School of Education CHED Center for Excellence.
March 25, 2013
Held at Centro Escolar University Auditorium (CEU), Mendiola, Manila, Philippines

Keynote speaker is Martha S. Burns, Ph. D. talked about “Brain Fitness, The Key to Learning Success in Children” joins with the rest of the guest speakers as they share informative brain-based learning method from early childhood’s brain development to adult’s brain re-wiring.

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With Dr. Martha S. Burns and BrainFit Studio Philippines


The 5 A’s of Brain Development
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BrainFit Studio Philippines: Building Brain Fitness for Kids and Parents


A Supplementary Brain Fitness Training
Building Brain Fitness for Kids and Parents
BrainFit Studio Philippines

 

Parenting
Philippine Education
Mind and Body
Enrichment
Summer Activities

 

Parents provide and influenced their children by exposing them to different kinds of activities associated with motor skills, mental/emotional development, talent development and academic enrichment. Expecting these kids to polish their interest and reach its full potentials. While for some parents with high standards, enrolling a child to an after-school program could perhaps create fear and pressure to establish itself to become an achiever. Most parents may not recognize the long-term effect that could slow down the child’s progress. Instead we “overfeed” them without really trying to genuinely motivate them in order to establish adequate brain fitness or learning skills. “Motivation is closely linked to be competent and successful at a task.” For common misconceptions, parents fairly believed they are doing the right decision for the kids. At this age of information, the ground rule is to explore and have an open mind. That we can help our kids with a support system tailored to their needs. When I first heard of a brain-based center here in Manila, the center must be really something for brain stimulation, sound engaging and fun at the same time.

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BrainFit Studio Philippines: Building Brain Fitness for Kids and Adults

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Quezon City: EARLY LITERACY CLINIC (ELC)


Early Literacy Clinic a progressive school Quezon City

“Where  love for reading and writing begins

Parenting
Philippine Education
Summer Activities

 

For parents living in Quezon City (North area), here’s a progressive-approach preschool we can recommend for you to check around – the Early Literacy Clinic. Our child went here for only two (2) years Kinder I and Kinder II for academic year 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 respectively.

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ELC in NCE 1

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Parenting: Summer 2013 Activities For Kids


Summer Activities For Kids this 2013

Parenting
Summer Activities
Philippine Education
Manila Activities
Philippine Sports
Consumerism
Mind and Body

Philippines is beginning to feel the summer heat as the school year ends and laid back days for the children is about to begin. Most children and young adult will spend the long and lazy phase as they juggle around different summer activities for kids that are worth spending. Home-based recreation and pastime may attract boredom and redundancy such watching TV, video and online games. Alternative summer activities outside your home are an ideal form of learning and at the same time having fun in honing the natural talents of your child. Let their creative minds and abilities shine as they explore their growing years. Expose the children to a creative approach to properly sharpen the imagination by letting them join  workshops, summer camps, enrichment studies and other exciting summer activities.

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