No amount of rain prevented the shower of fun at the National Children's Book Day (NCBD) held last July 22, 2014 at the Museo Pambata in Manila. Originally scheduled a week earlier but postponed due to tropical storm Glenda, the event finally pushed through and became a success. Local publishers, authors, and illustrators of children's books graced the event organized by the Philippine Board of Books for Young People (PBBY).
Written by Gerard Avendano
A strategy game where a player assigns white blood cells to defend the body from intruders, an adventure with an adorable alien discovering different land forms, and a challenge to maneuver spaceships to solve algebraic equations—these were just some of the exciting apps created by young Filipino students from the country’s top schools, colleges, and universities during a “hackathon” event held recently.
When the students of Veritas Parochial School (VPS) returned to school this year, they were greeted by a big, bold sign at the gate: “You are now entering the Chrome Zone, proceed with wonder and excitement.”
McGraw-Hill Education and Vibal recently conducted teacher training for users of My Math and Our Math with the theme: “Prepare... Engage... Assess: Getting to the heart of teaching the My Math and Our Math way” at the V-Tech Tower, attended by some 200 participants from all over the Philippines.
Dr. Lourdes Montinola, Chair Emeritus of Far Eastern University (FEU), recently led a contingent in an executive briefing and plant tour of the Vibal Group main office in Quezon City.
Written by Chris Datol
Evolution, engagement, convergence, mobility, hyper-connectivity – these, among other concepts emerging at the forefront of the media business will be addressed by key stakeholders and personalities at the 1st Future of Media.