PAGLINANG 2014 Language Arts and Araling Panlipunan Held Successfully

May 14th 2014

PAGLINANG 2014: A Series of Training-Workshops on the K-12 Curriculum, Early Years Act and Kindergarten Education Act under an MTB-MLE Framework has recently concluded its First Wave: Language Arts and Araling Panlipunan held at Communication Foundation for Asia (CFA) last May 6-10, 2014. The fifteen (15) education stakeholders and teachers represented the following schools: Notre Dame of Greater Manila, Ateneo de Davao University, St. Augustine School of Naguilian, St. Christopher Academy-Bangar, St. Jude Montessori Educational Center of La Union, South Hill School Inc., and Immaculate Heart of Mary College- Paranaque.

Paglinang 2014 Language Arts and Araling Panlipunan participants with their respective Big Books

Throughout the first day of the training-workshop, the participants showed interest in the topics such as RA 10533 and the New Language in Education Policy of the Philippines, Sounds, Letters and Grammar in an MTB-MLE classroom, How to make a Working Orthography, and Primer Development. The next day, the training-workshop focused on the Development of Graded Reading Materials, Big Book Making Workshop and Writing and Editing of Stories. Participants gained knowledge on Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) Workshop and Mother Tongue Establishing Identities/Identities and Ethnic Pride on the third day. Lecture on gathering local materials that define a group of people’s culture were taught on the fourth day. The last part of the training-workshop took place on May 10, 2014 which focused on the groups according to language or geographic proximity. Tools, strategies and skills set were imparted by Ricardo Ma. D. Nolasco, Ph.D, Ms. Nemia Cedo and Francisco Datar, Ph.D.

Paglinang Instructors (from left) Ricardo Ma. D. Nolasco, Ph.D, Ms. Nemia Cedo and Francisco Datar, Ph.D.

The next two waves of PAGLINANG 2014 will be simultaneously held on May 26-30, 2014 for the New K-12: Science and Mathematics and New K-12: Early Years and Universal Kindergarten. To know more about PAGLINANG 2014, feel free to visit our Facebook and Website.

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