Less is more. This was the overall message of the Faculty Development last August 8, 2012, given to the Faculty and Staff of SFAS. The theme was bringing multimedia resources into the classroom through the utilization of Microsoft PowerPoint.
The ability to deliver information through the quickest and easiest way has always been a thrust in Franciscan education. An experienced teacher and the school’s Vice Principal, Sir JR Abello facilitated the Faculty Development and brought up golden rules in simplifying lessons with just “a click of a button.”
“The information given was very substantial. Using it will really make one’s lesson more interesting and enjoyable.” by Ms. Leda Ibugan, Elementary English teacher
“It is a helpful tool for teachers to arouse the interest and attention of students through a technology-based discussion.” by Ms. Dens Da-anoy, Preschool teacher
“This makes it easier for students to understand especially those who are more interested in pictures.” by Ms. Maricel Navigar, Preschool-in-charge
“I really had a hard time making a PowerPoint presentation in our group activity, but it was all worth it!” by Sir Joevani, Elementary Filipino teacher
Selected grade 9 students showcased their own PowerPoint presentation from their World History class.
**Note: The school owns one lcd projector and wishes to have more as teachers and students are highly encouraged to use this very powerful tool in teaching and learning.