Category Archives: Personal Selections and Commentaries

Reaction about the Final Exam

I was actually relieved that the examination is open-ended. Given the numerous requirements this trimester, I was happy that I do not have to re-read the entire module. I just have to pick a topic that really captured my attention … Continue reading

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Relating Bloom’s Taxonomy and the TIMSS Cognitive Domains from a Mathematical Perspective

Bloom’s Taxonomy and the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) cognitive domains are two of the most successful hierarchical models in classifying cognitive demands of educational objectives, assessments, and activities. The Bloom’s Taxonomy was named after Benjamin Bloom, … Continue reading

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On Behaviors and Corporal Punishments

by Guillermo Bautista Jr. Most of my life, I was the only child in the family, so as you can imagine, I would receive mostly reinforcements and very few punishments. One of the reinforcements I remember was that my mother … Continue reading

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The Changes in My Beliefs About Intelligence

by Guillermo Bautista Jr.  My strength in terms of intelligence is logical-mathematical under Gardner’s multiple intelligence. When I was young and naïve, I did not really consider non-logical, non-scientific, and non-mathematical fields as a challenge and did not consider people … Continue reading

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