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Each one of us...
... in one way or
another, is a teacher.
If we are parents, we
teach our values to our kids. If we have younger siblings, we teach
them how to behave by the way we act towards them. At school, we are
teachers and students not only in academics but also about
relationships, responsibilities, excellence and many more things.
The question is not if
we are teachers or not but if we are good teachers. We know a good
teacher when we see one. He is the one who is patient with us when we
find it most difficult to learn. Let's pay tribute to the good teachers
in all of us!
Happy Teacher's Day on October 5, 2008!
One hundred years from
now it will not matter
what kind of car I
drove, what kind of house I
how much money I had
in the bank, nor what my
clothes looked like.
But the world may be
a little better because I
was important in the life of
I have come to believe that a great
teacher is a great artist and that they are as few as there are any other
great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the
medium is the human mind and spirit.
- John Steinbeck
We must view young people not as empty bottles to be filled, but as candles
to be lit.
- Robert H. Shaffer
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond
their greatest failure.
- Napoleon Hill
Judge each day, not by the harvest, but
by the seeds you plant.
Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality.
Tell me and I will forget,
Show me and I will learn,
Involve me and I will understand
- Teton Lakota (Indian saying)
want to thank those of you who have responded to our call for
children's storybooks and workbooks! The kids we are tutoring
are so blessed!
A small group of tutors goes to Brgy. Bungad every other
saturday to tutor around 10 or so gradeschool scholars of He
Cares Foundation. Many thanks as well to Bgy. Captain Ricky
Corpuz who allows us to use the barangay premises for our
He is also fixing up a room for us to set up a barangay library
where the kids can stay and practice their reading (which they
really need to do!).
This is a very simple yet meaningful activity for any small
group of people and we hope it will make a difference in the
lives of these very bright children! They just need a helping
hand and more than any academic superiority, we are giving them
the encouragement to keep on keeping on!
If you want to donate more books, just address them to Christina
and drop them off at any Papemelroti branch. It will be
part of our new library! If you want to be one of our
tutors, simply reply to this e-mail with the word "TUTOR" in the
subject line and we will include you in our tutors listing.
For more stories on our tutoring sessions click to
In celebration of
Teacher's month, Metrobank Foundation is pleased to announce
that Manila Doctor's Hospital will offer "Wellness Packages"
for teachers for the whole month of October 2008!
These packages will include executive checkups,
cardiovascular tests and liver examinations. Discounts will
be given for these procedures. Discount on all service
packages specifically designed for male and female teachers
are also offered. Teachers are required to present their
PRC licence and school ID (where they are teaching) for
proper identification at the Industrial Medical Services
Department of the hospital.
Please call these numbers first to avail of these services
and for the scheduling of some of the exams in the package -
5246011 local 3870 / 8140 / 3350.
Please forward to your teacher friends/ relatives!
Metrobank foundation is spearheading this campaign in
partnership with De La Salle Philippines, Philippine
Business for Education, Campaigns Social Response, and
Department of Education. Joining us in the Teacher's Month
Campaign are: SM, Papemelroti, Jollibee, ABS-CBN and
National Bookstore. We do hope you can take time to also
thank those teachers who have touched your lives. You can
post messages at
www.teachersday.ph or you may write directly to them,
give a token to express your gratitude. On October 5, which
is World Teachers Day, please offer a special prayer for all
teachers in our country and in the whole world!
Teacher Gift Ideas
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World's Greatest Teacher
A popular item at our shop, all you have to do
is paste your "head" picture on the space provided. Full color illustration
is decoupaged on antique finished pinewood. 160g, 6 3/4" high
Teaching is a work of Art Desk Calendar
A Teacher's Prayer, will delight
your special teacher! Starts with "I want to teach my students how to
live this life on earth, the face its struggles and its strife and improve
A handy item to have.
Made of durable resin. Calendars are made of 100% unbleached recycled
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