Taneg ES conducts INSET
Mary Jane Bayeng
IN LINE with the continuing effort of the Department of Education to continuous provide, continuing and quality instruction to learners despite this pandemic through its Learning Continuity Plan, a training– workshop was conducted to the teachers of the Taneg Elementary and Primary Schools of Mankayan District on Dec. 14 to 17. The training aims to enhance/upgrade teachers’ ICT related skills which is very much needed during this pandemic as they try to reach out to the learners through all possible means, prepare and submit reports, prepare supplementary learning materials, and many others. The INSET was based on the teachers’ needs as indicated in the individual development plans. The teacher-participants of the training were updated on the current trends in education in relation to learning delivery modalities specifically on radio/television/internet based instructions which can be partnered with module for maximum learning. They also gained knowledge and skills in maximizing the use of apps installed in laptops and mobile phones. The training served also as an avenue for those who attended trainings conducted in the division and region to share learnings or roll out to the school level. Angela Napoleon, training coordinator, discussed about story writing, Clynne Pawid demonstrated how to create interactive quiz. Imee Robie Costian presented advance features of spread sheet and guided the participants in making their own class records as simple output so as not to be relying on the downloadable materials. Merlinglo Costian shared the use of Fotor app in editing pictures. Mary Jane Bayeng, shared learning gained from the eight-day regional training on MELC and Critical Contents specially on the RBI/TVI/IBI and use of Canva and inshot apps in creating learning materials. Genevieve Copite, PTA Officer, was also invited to share her expertise on drawing and coloring digitally. Juliet Daganos, school head, discussed the contextualized SBM assessment tool and presented the MOVs needed to be arranged and fixed. The four-day training concluded with a closing program where the school head challenged the participants to keep themselves abreast with recent trends and changes in education and to apply the learnings gained from the training.