After teaching in college for more than 5 years, I can summarize the lessons I’ve learned. I realized that the lessons can only be ‘learned’ through experience. Teaching is complicated. They say teaching is a profession that creates all other professions. Her students may become future scientists, engineers, lawyers, CEO’s even terrorists or politicians. That’s … Continue reading 7 Things I learned After 5 Years of Teaching
What is the real validation that you are knowledgeable in a field you're claiming to be an expert in? Actually, expert is a very dangerous and overrated term and usually lambasted by Powerpoint consultants. I agree that experience is the best teacher but it becomes helpful if the experience is 'fruitful'. I had a conversation … Continue reading Is there really value in an IT Certification?
I learned last week that my mom was trying to set a dentist appointment for cleaning and pasta. Currently, she is my dependent in my HMO plan from my employer. I was surprised to learn that one clinic, didn't accommodate her in setting an appointment. The dentist himself told her over the phone that Saturday … Continue reading Health card holders = 2nd class patients?
Last July 2015, my car was due for registration renewal. Per the advice of my colleague at work, I tried renewing the car registration at LTO P. Tuazon branch in Quezon City. Car Registration Renewal It only took me 10 minutes to sign up and check in an emission testing center. The good thing is, … Continue reading Car Registration/License Renewal in 30 mins at LTO P. Tuazon, QC
SINCE I moved in Quezon City (QC), I became more knowledgeable on the road. I learned more shortcuts and long cuts going to work in BGC (Taguig City) and Magallanes Village (Makati City). Aside from the very busy EDSA, I learned the streets of Cubao District such as V. Luna, 15th/20th ave., Boni Serrano, Whiteplains … Continue reading On road manners, discipline, courtesy and respect
Puro mga datos ang labanan ng CHED at Tanggol Wika hinggil sa pagkakaroon ng asignaturang Filipino sa kolehiyo. Dahil kumpleto na rin naman ang statistics, sisimulan ko ang sanaysay kong ito sa mga pinagtatawanang quotable quotes ni Melanie Marquez:  I don't eat meat, I'm not a carnival. Why should I have a calling card? … Continue reading CHED Memorandum Order 20: Ang pagpatay sa wikang Filipino
PALASAK na ang mga balita tungkol sa mga pa-VIP na ayaw pumila o mga naka-tinted na kotseng naka-convoy na ayaw ma-trapik kahit tanghali na bumangon. Kamakailan lang ay naisiwalat sa mga peryodiko, radyo at telebisyon ang video ni Mayor Binay na gumamit ng pagka-VIP upang masapawan ang mga alituntunin sa Dasmarinas Village at mangibabaw ang … Continue reading Asal Binay at Kulturang Alipin
by Justin David G. Pineda IT'S already February 2012 and the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona is still the highlight of everyday events in the government and media. But unlike Jeremy Lin's sudden hype because of his skill,  the impeachment is like a paid advertisement to sway people's minds to rebel against … Continue reading It’s the Filipino people Mr. President, not GMA or Corona
Nagsisilbing identidad ang wika ng isang bansa. Ang Japan ay may Nihonggo at ang France ay may French. Gayundin, ang Pilipinas ay may Filipino. Hindi ako isang linggwistiko na eksperto sa pinagmulan ng wikang Filipino at ang kanyang porma. Ngunit alam kong ito ang wika ng ating bayan; ang wika na ginamit ng mga … Continue reading Ang elitistang mas masahol pa sa malansang isda
Upang matahak natin ang ating layunin sa buhay, marami tayong kailangang hakbangin sa hagdanan ng kaunlaran. Gayundin, marami tayong mga pagsubok na daraanan upang makamit ito. Hindi ba napakasarap sa pakiramdam ang matamo mo ang iyong pinaghirapan matapos ang matitinding pagsubok? Kahit gaano kaliit o kalaki ang iyong planong abutin, kapag natamasa mo ito, isang … Continue reading Ang Nakalalasong Amag sa Tinapay