Showing posts from July, 2020


I started teaching with only the books and class records in tow for several years. I observed other members of the faculty crisscrossing on my way on the hallways wearing microphone headset with small amplifier which they would carry with them along with their books. I started to wonder why they would bring tools to enhance their voices in their classes since upon talking with them personally, I observed they are gifted with modulated voices and there was no need for them for their voices enhanced. Out of curiosity, I asked where to buy the lapel and eventually bought one for myself. At first I used them occasionally because I didn't like the bulky feeling of carrying the lapel as well as the microphone with it in my classes. I noticed eventually that when I used the lapel, I felt relaxed after I finished my classes in a day. A far cry from when I didn't use it then that I felt so weary. I also noticed that I didn't have to raise my voice in the class when

Online Classes

These online classes pose as a great challenge to every one of us teachers who are suddenly far from our physical school classrooms but conducting classes in front of our computers. We have laptops and desktops to hold on to continue with our jobs to give proper education to our students. Learning  the new tools of our job as well as adjusting to the various concerns of our students enable us to keep on our toes and be abreast with the trends of our online classes. One particular thing in online classes is that you have to be on your keyboard at the scheduled time of your class. When you are at home conducting classes, your only problem is sleepiness. It's so comfortable to lie down on your bed but get up the moment your schedule is nearing. What if you succumb to your sleepiness and slumber your way to dreamland? When you're out of your house and be somewhere like attending to clients or having a meeting with colleagues, it is so handy to bring with you a l