About Coach Albert Basa

Albert Basa is the “brain” and energy which keeps MindGym vibrantly alive—as coach and Associate Educational Director. He graduated cum laude in his bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and diploma in Professional Education, both from the University of the Philippines. He also holds a Masters degree in International Relations and Management at the Colombo Plan Staff College for Human Resources Development in Asia and the Pacific Region. He is currently an A student, on his second term, taking Doctors in Public Administration at UP. Check him out on Twitter →

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Lucky in LET: Math and Biology Majors

Mathematics and Biological Sciences majors have been very lucky in the last three Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET), secondary level. Early this year, nine Mathematics majors landed in the top marks.

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LET: Why take it ASAP?

You might want to take the Licensure Exam for Teachers (LET) as early as you can after reading these five crucial insights by LET expert and coach Albert Basa.

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Teachers: Be FIT, Do More

Teachers who are FIT can always “do more”. Coach Albert explores why FIT teachers (Fun and Interesting Teacher) can lead better careers and accomplish more meaningful work, and how you can be one, too.

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Who’s who and what’s what: LET tops and their fields of Specialization for Secondary Level

Does your LET Specialization stop you from being on top? Coach Albert discusses LET topnotchers and trends for the past four years.

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FIT (Fun-Interesting Teaching) is King!

I believe that fun and interesting teaching can invoke optimism. The ability to project voice, knowledge about basic theater arts, skill to “improvise” and implement icebreakers and energizers can help.

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Fun, Interesting Teachers (FIT) for Power Learning

How do entice students to learn? After getting their attention, how do you maintain their interest in learning? These are very important questions that teachers deal with every day.

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Math, Science teachers dominate September 2013 LET tops

The long wait is over for 126,952 examinees who took the September 29, 2013 Licensure Examination for Teachers or LET.   Yesterday, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board for Professional Teachers (BPT) announced that “19,384 elementary teachers out of 62,160 examinees (31.18%) and 25,755 secondary teachers out of 64,792 examinees (39.75 %) successfully […]

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Fun, Interesting Teachers (FIT) for Power Learning

How do entice students to learn? After getting their attention, how do you maintain their interest in learning? These are very important questions that teachers deal with every day. Your personal experience from a class, seminar, or conference may have given you the notion that most learning is really boring. This has been my feeling […]

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Fact: Only 23 out of 100 pass the Licensure Examination for Teachers …So discover early how to do it right and make it this September 30

Are you one of the thousands of education graduates taking the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) this September 30?  If you are, read on and know early the context of the LET that you are about to take.  This would surely give you the right perspective to begin your LET preparation. So many education graduates […]

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Go Heavy in Muscles and Memory

Last Saturday, I attended the 4th BodyBuilding and Fitness Seminar in University of the Philippines Diliman organized by the Philippine BodyBuilders Association of the Philippines (PBBA). Four-peat Mr. Universe Ramon Cortuna shared a strategic exercise program for basic bodybuilding, Registered Nutritionist and Dietician Janeth Aro talked on Nutrition and Athletic Performance, and 4Fitness Institute’s Director […]

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Watch Movies, Increase Memory Power!

In our L.E.T. review sessions on learning theories, I advice teachers to go on a movie date to understand how “classical conditioning works” by making their movie date crave more for them or even fall in love with them a few movies after. But I’m not a love guru so you’ll have to discover your own […]

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First Things First to a Better Memory

by Coach Albert Every memory technique starts with “attention” and “observation”. Surely, you know what these two words mean.  But do you know that these two words are the first two (or the most important) things you need to have a phenomenal memory.  If you focus your attention on things that matter, they will never […]

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