Staying committed to giving quality education, DepEd Dasma continues to train and develop master teachers through research and pedagogy to further enhance their contribution to learning outcomes. In line with the Regional Memorandum No. 234 s. 2016, master teachers from public elementary and secondary schools gathered at Fiat Lux Academe on August 11, 2017 for the Division Master Teachers Professional Development Program.
Among who graced the event are the Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Manuela Tolentino, SGOD Chief Dr. Emmanuel Resurreccion, CID Chief Lina Tibayan, and Fiat Lux Academe Directress Dr. Aida Gapo. Titles presented during the plenary sessions are “Developing Conceptual Knowledge and Integrated Science Process Sills of Learners through AICDR Model and Open-Inquiry Model Activities” by Adelma Topacio from Congressional National High School and “Parent Learning Action Cells’(PLAC) and Parental Support to Grade V and Grade VI Classes” by Daisy B. Crema and Remedios C. Austria from Sta. Cruz Elementary School. Both were awarded as Best Paper Presenters.
There are 24 poster presenters in total. The “Effectiveness of Peer Tutoring in Improving Comprehension Level of Grade Six Pupils” by Mylyn Baltong of Malinta Elementary School, “The Effect of Intervention Program to Address the Inability to Spell Words in English of Grade VI Section Earth Pupils at Sta. Cristina Elementary School” by Reynaldo Mula of Sta. Cristina Elementary School and “Demographic Profile and Level of Reading Difficulty of Grade 2 Pupils” by Angelita Erni of Vicente P. Villanueva Memorial School were hailed as the Best Poster Presenters this year.
Education Program Supervisors and Public Schools District Supervisors served as oral presentation evaluators in the breakout sessions. Mary Zugar Dequillo from Congressional National High School emerged as the Best Oral Presenter with the title, “Utilization of Solve that Chromie Case Board Game as a Supplemental Activity for Teaching Chromosomal Aberrations in Science,” in Class 1. In Class 2, Rowena Cariaga was pronounced as Best Oral Presenter with her paper, “The Use of Quipper as an Effective Learning Tool in Enhancing the Mathematical Skills of the Students of Dasmariñas National High School.” Rhessie Ambion from Congressional High School and Aleli Toledo from Dasmariñas Elementary School also bagged the same award from their respective session presentation. Their winning papers are titled “Information Literacy of Grade 11 Electrical Installation Maintenance Students in Congressional National High School” and “Improving the Computational Competence on Fundamental Operations in Mathematics of V-Patience Pupils of Dasmariñas Elementary School” respectively.
The Division Master Teachers Professional Development Program highlighted the oral and poster presentations of the action researches of selected master teachers as well as output exhibits. This is also to encourage and immerse all master teachers in the incorporation of research in instruction. Best Booth/Output Exhibits are Cluster I, Cluster IV, and Cluster VII.