Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Filipino teacher Receives Good Teaching Award

Filipino teacher Receives Good Teaching Award -

"SHERLITA Daguiosonan, a mathematics and science teacher from Iligan City, was among the Asian teachers who won the first regional awards for innovative teachers given by software firm Microsoft Corp.

The awards were given during the Asian Regional Innovative Teacher's Conference held in Singapore. "The conference gathered top Asian education leaders, policy makers and more than 120 teachers from 16 Asia-Pacific countries.

"Daguiosonan was recognized for having used information and communications technologies to enhance her teaching methods. As an added bonus, she will attend the Innovative Teachers Global Summit in Seattle, Washington.

"Organized under Microsoft's Partners in Learning (PiL) program, in collaboration with Singapore's National Institute of Education and UNESCO, the conference provided a region-wide forum to identify and share best practices in the use of technology as an instruction tool, and to empower teachers with IT skills in the classrooms."

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