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Braving the new normal: FEU Cavite Basic Education’s responsive approach to learning

Braving the new normal: FEU Cavite Basic Education’s responsive approach to learning

Responding to the need to reimagine the teaching and learning process, the FEU Cavite Basic Education (BED) team formulated the iTAMS 2020-2021 (Integrative, Technology-empowered, Adaptive, Multimodal Schooling) – a learning approach designed to continually deliver quality and relevant educational programs and services in the “new schooling environment” and to ensure the general safety and well-being of the learners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Siblings Joserah Emmanuelle (Grade 3) and Josiah Ezekiel (Grade 1) Santos getting ready for their online class as they attended the second week of orientation for ECE (early childhood education) pupils.

Brothers Alfred Marco (Grade 1) and Adiel Mathew (Grade 8) Bernardo completing the two-week Student Orientation activities and online class simulation.

Through performance or outcomes-based tasks and projects, the students are given the opportunity to apply concepts they learned from different but related subjects. With the thematic way of teaching, students from lower levels can enjoy learning while connecting the different topics under one theme. The students’ skills in using the technology will also be developed as teaching and learning are delivered through CANVAS, Office 365 productivity applications (including MS Teams), and/or via age-appropriate learning platforms. FEU Cavite BED has been using these applications and delivery methods since 2018.

The BED Academic Team has been very adaptive to best serve the needs of the students and parents. Curriculum has been reviewed, revised, and enriched to align with the Department of Educations’ Most Essential Learning Competencies (MELCs) and the school’s vision, mission, and aspiration. It now utilizes different flexible learning strategies that cater to the present situation.

Currently, FEU Cavite BED implements online distance learning with scheduled synchronous activities, followed by asynchronous activities to supplement their learning within the day. It will be adopting a blended learning approach once the government allows face-to-face learning in K-to-12 schools.

Siblings Narhyia Joyce (Grade 6) and Julienne Nicole (Grade 8)Peñaroyolistening to their teachers during one of their synchronous classes.

Legaspi brothers, Lee Rafael (Grade 2) and Lee Samuel (Grade 6) participate in the online activities during their synchronous class.

Appreciative of FEU Cavite BED’s efforts to continually provide quality education amidst the pandemic, the parents shared these feedback.

“I’ve reviewed the previous advisories and videos of FEU Cavite’s online e-teaching. It looks like FEU is ready to face the NEW Normal, and I am happy to see that despite the challenges of this pandemic, FEU is on top of things.”

-Mrs. Tan, Grade 9

“Congratulations, FEU! We do appreciate your efforts in doing your best for this new norm of continuous education of our children. Rest assured that we will cooperate with you to make this online class as effective as we wish for our children. Thank you very much!”

-Mrs. Buen, Grade 10

“Thank you very much po for your excellent service to stakeholders (parents, students, teachers and community)! I hope to have a wonderful and magical school year ahead of us despite of COVID pandemic! God bless and keep safe!”

-Mrs. Macariola, Grade 8

“Thank you to all the teachers! We really appreciate your efforts!”

-Mrs Miranda, Grade 9

FEU Cavite Basic Education Department continues to develop values-driven, service-oriented, and future-ready learners with its iTAMS program.

FEU Cavite upgrades Basic Education Computer Laboratory

FEU Cavite upgrades Basic Education Computer Laboratory

FEU Cavite works toward its goal of creating “future-ready” learners by embracing technology. One way to achieve this is by ensuring that age-appropriate computer engagement is embedded in the lessons.

Last July 2019, FEU Cavite upgraded the Computer Laboratory 1 of the Basic Education Department (BED ComLab 1) with the installation of new Lenovo Desktop Computers equipped with Intel Core-i5 processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB disk capacity, and are running on Windows 10 Pro Operating system. All 36 computers in the laboratory are now faster with current applications that can be better enjoyed by our learners while enhancing their computer-related skills. Improvement in the BED ComLab 1 included the replacement of all network and power cabling and installation of new tables to match the new layout

In addition, our teachers design more appropriate activities to maximize students’ engagement alongside attaining desired learning outcomes.

As one of the many ongoing facilities development of FEU Cavite, the completion of the redesigned computer laboratory provides a more conducive, collaborative, and child-friendly learning space.

Certificates of Recognition

for PO4: (R-L) Together with Ms. Raquel Legaspi, Elementary Teacher Representative, Ms. Reyett Paunan, the BED Directress, and (far left) Ms. Jinky Cabillo, the Elementary Area Coordinator, (L-R) Mrs. Richcreek, the Elementary Area Parent Representative, Mrs. Rangel, Mrs. Modesto, and Mrs. Peñaroyo were honored as the pioneer batch of elementary parent representatives of FEU Cavite Basic Education.

for PO5: (R-L) Together with Ms. Cristine Baluyot, the Junior High School (JHS) Area Coordinator, Mr. Jerson Inocencio, the JHS Teacher Representative, and Ms. Reyett Paunan, the BED Directress, (L-R) Mrs. Lucas, the JHS Area Parent Representative, Mr. Villanueva, Mr. Rodriguez, Mrs. Peñalosa, Mrs. Amon, Mrs. Son, and Mrs. Villanueva were honored as the pioneer batch of JHS parent representatives of FEU Cavite Basic Education.

for PO3: (Far left) Ms. Reyett Paunan, the BED Directress, and (far right) Ms. Belinda Cabonegro, the ECE Area Coordinator, esteemed the pioneer batch of ECE parent representatives (L-R) Mrs. Pimentel, Mrs. Miyeon, Mrs. Jeanes, and Mr. Roxas of FEU Cavite Basic Education.

In grateful recognition to their efforts in making the school activities possible, the Basic Education Department headed by Ms. Reyett Paunan, the BED Directress, and Area Coordinators, the Parent Representatives and Assistant Parent Representatives of SY 2017-2018 were awarded certificates of recognition last June 22, 2018.

Father’s Day Celebration

Father’s Day Celebration

The Father’s Day celebration was held last June 30, 2017 with a theme “My Superhero, My Best friend, My Dad.” Students from Kinder 1 to Grade 3 actively participated in this classroom-based event. The activity aimed to celebrate and appreciate all the hard-working and fearless dads. Also, it aimed to inculcate the value of gratitude and respect among students.

The event started with the arts and crafts activity, students in different level were given specific crafts to finish together with their adviser. Also, selected students from different level participated in the poster making activity. Each participant explained their work and related it on how they see their dad as a best friend and a hero. Lastly, all the students from different level headed to the photo booth station and joined their classmates for a photo taking session by showing off their most beautiful and wackiest poses.

Everyone enjoyed the activity and was proud to show off their best works to their dads.


ECE Acquaintance Day 2017

The Early Childhood Department held its Acquaintance Day at FEU BED Audio Visual Room (AVR) last June 16, 2017 where students from Kinder to Grade 3 gathered to play, enjoy and know each other better. They were divided into four groups (blue, red, green and yellow) and competed in various categories.

Each team from K1 and K2 had the “PUZZLE DAZZLE” where red team won by 4 stars. Yellow team won when all grade 1 pupils from each team from grade 1 played the game “HOLD THE BALL”. The room was filled with laughter when each team played the game “FLAG IT”. Players were not allowed to hold the ball with their hands but only with their forehead, cheeks or nose. Each team from grade 3 showed creativity on “CRACK THE CODE” where they had to decode a statement in the fastest time they could. Players from red team screamed their lungs out when they were announced as the winner.

(Foreground)“Marky Llunar of Blue Team from Grade II – Patience on FLAG IT! – slowly, but surely inserting the flags on its designated bottle to ace their game.”

EC Scouts launched

EC Scouts launched

Aiming to prepare the young children on their responsibilities at home, community and nation through scouting, EC area launched its club: the Boys and Girls Scout of the Philippines, for the pupils from grades 1 to 3. There were 31 out of 57 pupils who joined the voluntary movement of being ‘always ready.’


(Far Right) Ms. April Marinduque, the club moderator of the BSP/GSP club, led the internalization of the Scouts to its club’s vision and mission.

HUMSS faculty beefed up

HUMMS faculty beefed up

Sharing the mission of the Scholastics program, Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMMS) cluster teachers attended the Implementation Training and Seminar of the program that aims to ‘encourage the intellectual and personal growth of all children, beginning with literacy,’ last July 15.

The activities during the training emphasized the techniques on reading aloud stories for children, the art and science of questioning for literacy and navigating the new features of its software application. Scholastics has been with FEU Cavite Basic Education Department in promoting its reading program’s goals for five consecutive years.

(Lower Right) Ms. Angelica Angcaya, a Language teacher, prepares for their Read Aloud and Art of Questioning activity while being assisted by her colleagues in formulating the questions on the development of the story line.

MAPEH teachers to modernize CBE

MAPEH teachers to modernize CBE

Special Subjects Cluster (SSC) teachers of the BED JHS attended the 2nd National MAPEH Symposium at University of the Philippines (UP) National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (NISMED),

UP Diliman, Quezon City. The symposium focused on the importance of the culture-based education (CBE) and approach in the K-12 Basic Education Curriculum in teaching contextualized and localized Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health.

(L-R) Ms. Barbara Isidoro and Mr. Jimuel delos Santos represented the SSC who will share the legal, theoretical, and philosophical bases of CBE to their colleagues in FEU Cavite.
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