BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—This generation should always remember that they have a great hero in their history.
This was Baguio-based writer Luz “Luchie” Maranan’s message to a
group of children and activists who attended the launch of her
children’s book, “The Pangat, the Mountains, and the River,” at Mt.
Cloud Bookshop here last year. (read more)
Patuloy na tinutugunan ng ating pamahalaan at ng iba’t ibang sektor ng
edukasyon ang maraming reporma sa ating kurikulum, isa na rito ang programang
K-12. Isang hamon din ang pagreporma sa nilalaman ng mga teksbuk sa haiskul at
sa mga kolehiyo at unibersidad. Dagdagan na ng bagong mga akda ang mga librong iyan,
samahan ng mga bagong estratehiya sa pagtuturo at nasubok ng ebalwasyon sa
pagkatuto ng mga mag-aaral... (read more)
Back in 2010, Bookmark won a Best Reads National Children's Book Award for Lub-Dub Lub-Dub, a biography of Dr. Fe Del Mundo the first woman pediatrician in the Philippines. Written by Rusell Molina and illustrated by Jomike Tejido, the book is part of Bookmark's Great Men and Women of Asia–Children’s Series. The series brings together stories of ordinary people who've done extraordinary acts of goodness that it elevated them to heroic status. Specifically, the heroes featured in the series are awardees of the (read more...)
The Bookmark, Inc. present new published children’s book-picture book for Modern Heroes for the Filipino Youth Series – My Father, “The Soldier” is about the courageous life and martyrdom of Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos through the eyes of his son Pepito. Jose Abad Santos is one of the heroes of the Philippine resistance against the Japanese Occupation during World War II. (read more...)
Last February 18, Ateneo de Manila High School freshman Joaquin Domingo S. De Guzman of 1-A was announced as the third place winner of Bookmark's Modern Heroes for the Filipino Youth writing contest. Joaquin's essay, entitled "I Know Where My Heart Is," was about Richie Fernando, SJ, a Jesuit scholastic who died in Cambodia in 1996 from a grenade blast as he was protecting his students from a troubled boy. (read more...)
As a stakeholder in Philippine education, we're geared and supportive of DepEd's K to 12 Basic Education Program. The goal of the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum is geared towards the development of a holistically developed Filipino with 21st century skills who is ready for employment, entrepreneurship, middle level skills development and higher education upon graduation from Grade 12...(read more...)