Demofest Invitation

Dear Literacy Advocates, Administrators and Teachers,

Greetings from the Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP)!

We would like to invite you to attend our annual RAP Demofest this coming October 2-4, 2014 in Cebu City.  This year’s demonstration festival is on the theme: Understanding Reading Difficulties in the Era of Standards.

All plenary and demonstration lessons featured in this Demofest shall focus on the following themes:

  1. Reading Assessment Strategies for the Classroom Teacher
  2. Reading Intervention across the Various Strands of Literacy
    for Struggling Readers
  3. Teacher Preparation and Development for Effective Reading Instruction

for Struggling Readers

The registration fee is P4,500. Those who register before September 15 will enjoy a discounted rate of P4,000.

For further information, you may email rapdemofest2014@gmail.com or text 0935-9795775. Participants are encouraged to register early as slots are limited. The registration fee is inclusive of snacks, lunch, a kit and a certificate. We look forward to your participation.

Attached are the demofest program and lists of hotels you might want to stay in.

HOTEL IN CEBU CITY

2014 Demofest Program final

 

 

 

 

RAP LITERACY FORUM HELD AT XAVIER SCHOOL NUVALI

Last August 30, 2014 at the Multi-Purpose Center of Xavier School Nuvali, the annual RAP Literacy Forum was held with the theme, “Thoughtful Teaching through Meaningful Measurements.” The forum was the perfect opportunity to discuss issues in reading assessment that affected literacy instruction. The forum also aimed to help teachers learn strategies for classroom assessment and identify reading difficulties among their students.
 
 
The whole morning was spent listening to plenary lectures by Dr. Lorna Dig-Dino (DEP ED Region 2), Mr. Victor Villanueva (Read-ability) and Mr. Frederick Perez (Xavier School Nuvali). In addition, in-depth workshops  on clinical assessment, classroom assessment and phonological awareness were held by Mr. Perez, Mr. Villanueva and Dr. Leonor Diaz (UP College of Education).
 
 
The forum was attended by over 150 teachers from different schools in the  NCR and CALABARZON regions.
 
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RAP LITERACY FORUM

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We invite you to participate in the 2014 RAP Literacy Forum

to be held on August 30, 2014 at the Multi-Purpose Center of Xavier School Nuvali. This year’s literacy forum is dubbed as “Thoughtful Teaching through Meaningful Measurements.” The said forum will discuss issues and opportunities in using assessment in informing literacy instruction. It shall also help teachers learn strategies for classroom assessment and identifying reading difficulties.

This year’s featured speakers include Dr. Lorna Dig-Dino, Mr. Victor Villanueva and Mr. Frederick Perez.

Registration fees are as follows:

  • RAP members: PhP 1,300
  • Non-RAP members/Walk-in Registrants: PhP 1,500
  • Students (Limited slots, first come, first served): PhP 1,000

Registration fees may be deposited in the following account:

Account Name: Reading Association of the Philippines
Account Number: 3081-1721-87
Bank Name and Branch: BPI Loyola-Katipunan Branch

*Deposit slips must be emailed to raplitforum2014@gmail.com to confirm registration.

For further information, you may email raplitforum2014@gmail.com or text 0935-9795775. Participants are encouraged to register early as slots are limited. The registration fee is inclusive of snacks, lunch, a kit and a certificate. We look forward to your participation.

 

click here to see DepEd and CHED Advisory

DepEd Advisory No. 327

CHED Advisory

RAP DEMOFEST 2014

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You are invited to attend our annual RAP Demofest this coming October 2-4, 2014 in Cebu City.  This year’s demonstration festival is on the theme: Understanding Reading Difficulties in the Era of Standards.

All plenary and demonstration lessons featured in this Demofest shall focus on the following themes:

  1. Reading Assessment Strategies for the Classroom Teacher
  2. Reading Intervention across the Various Strands of Literacy
    for Struggling Readers
  3. Teacher Preparation and Development for Effective Reading Instruction for Struggling Readers

The registration fee is P4,500. Those who register before September 15 will enjoy a discounted rate of P4,000.

For further information, you may email raplitforum2014@gmail.com or text 0935-9795775. Participants are encouraged to register early as slots are limited. The registration fee is inclusive of snacks, lunch, a kit and a certificate. We look forward to your participation.

 

2014 RAP Demofest Call for Proposals final

Demofest Reg form 2014

RAP DEMOFEST 2014 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP) is pleased to announce its RAP Demofest 2014 to be held in Cebu City from October 2-4, 2014.  This demonstration festival of RAP members and literacy educators, professors, and specialists is on the theme: Understanding Reading Difficulties in the Era of Standards.

 To enrich the experience of participants in this demofest, the RAP enjoins enthusiasts, researchers, academics, practitioners, and teachers of literacy education (in the mother tongue, Filipino, and/or English) to submit proposals for demonstration lessons. Through this, the RAP aims to bring together professionals and advocates from various parts of the country to share their best practices on literacy education in relation to the following strands:

  1. Reading Assessment Strategies for the Classroom Teacher
  2. Reading Intervention across the Various Strands of Literacy for Struggling Readers
  3. Teacher Preparation and Development for Effective Reading Instruction for Struggling Readers

Please take note of the following guidelines:

  1. Outline of Proposal
  • Strand:
  • Title of Lesson:
  • Target Audience: (Early Grades/Primary, Intermediate, High School, or Tertiary)
  • Proponent/s and Contact Information
    1. Name/s:
    2. Institutional Affiliation/s:
    3. Mailing and/or Email Address/es:
    4. Telephone/Fax/Mobile Number/s:
    5. Lesson Plan

A. Objectives

B. Subject Matter and Reference/s

C. Materials

D. Procedure

E. Assessment/Evaluation

  1. Length of Proposal:  maximum of  3 pages (8.5” x 11”), single-spaced, Arial 12, with 1” margins all over
  1. Duration of Lesson:  1 hour

 

The deadline for the submission of proposals is on September 1, 2014.  Proposals may be submitted to rapdemofest2014@gmail.com. Notice of acceptance will be given by September 12, 2014.

Proponents of accepted proposals have to submit a final semi-detailed lesson plan (maximum of 5 pages: 8.5” x 11”, single-spaced, Arial 12, with 1” margins all over), together with an explanation of its theoretical underpinnings (maximum of 2 pages: 8.5” x 11”, single-spaced, Arial 12, with 1” margins all over), no later than September 19, 2014. These theoretical underpinnings will be explained to the participants before the start of the actual teaching demonstration.

Conference fees will be waived for presenters (for papers with multiple presenters, up to two presenters may avail of waived conference fees). However, presenters are responsible for their transportation and accommodations.

 

 

National Convention on “Integrating the New Literacies in the K-12 Curriculum”

Dear Literacy Advocates, School Leaders, Educators and Teachers:

The Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP), is pleased to announce its National Convention on“Integrating the New Literacies in the K-12 Curriculum”Philippine International Convention Center, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila on May 15-17, 2014.

The event aims to gather kindergarten, elementary and secondary school teachers from the public and private schools, pre-service teachers, administrators, supervisors, language specialists and researchers to enable them to (1) acquire a broader perspective of the new literacies and their relevance in the 21st century life; (2) develop a heightened awareness of how the new literacies can be integrated in the curriculum, across levels and subject areas; (3) engage in discussions on how to plan lessons to develop learners’ new literacies; (4) use appropriate strategies to achieve learning outcomes targeted in the K-12 curriculum.

Dr. Jill Lewis-Spector, President-elect of the International Reading Association will be the Keynote Speaker of the event. Other plenary speakers are renowned literacy advocates in the academe, local and international organizations, non-government and government agencies. Confirmed speakers are Dr. Queena Lee-Chua (Ateneo de Manila University), Dr. Kelly A. Wonder (US Department of State), Dr. Patricia A. Arinto (University of the Philippines Open University), Atty. Alexander L. Lacson (Kabayanihan Foundation, Inc.), Mr. Nicolas de Ocampo (Center for New Cinema), Mr. Jerry Liao (TECH Tutor), Mr. Naderev Saño (Climate Change Commission), Mr. Ramon Guillermo R. Tuazon (UNESCO), Mr. Pierangelo B. Alejo (SEAMEO INNOTECH), and Dr. Felicitas E. Pado (University of the Philippines).

Registration Fees:

  • Early Registrants /RAP Members/ public school teachers: Php 4,500.00
  • Walk-in registrants/Non-RAP members: Php 5,000.00

Early registration deadline is on April 15, 2014. For further details, interested participants may visit the RAP web site at http://rap.org.ph/ or contact: Dr. Constancia Elizabeth F. Bello (Conference Director) at 09209498890 or Dr. Lydia B. Liwanag (Secretary) at 09178400814 or Ms. Audrey Ruth S. Angcos at 0917 846 6441. E-mail queries to us at rapconvention[at]gmail.com or visit the RAP Facebook page for more information.

We look forward to your participation in the National Convention this year.
See you there!

 

Attachments

2014-Leadership-Workshop-Reg-Form

2014-Membership-Form

2014-NC-Reg-Form

2014-RAP-CHAPTER-INVITE

2014 CHED Memorandum

DepEd Advisory

Final-Program

Invitation-to-Members

Leadership-Training-Program

Organizing-a-RAP-CHAPTER

 

Tribute to Pat and Santi

The Reading Association of the Philippines mourns the loss of two important members of the RAP Board whose contribution to the achievement of the RAP goals are recognized, appreciated and valued.  RAP  extends  its heartfelt  condolences to their respective families and pray that they be given the comfort, peace and joy in the knowledge that their loved ones, Pat and Santi, who served RAP  wholeheartedly and  supported its undertakings for many years are now in the loving presence of our Lord in Heaven. Our deepest  sympathy to their bereaved families. May eternal rest grant unto them.

See attached file

obituary