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How a first-time ever MAPEH Major Topped the LET Using Principles of Exercises and Sports

On my way to becoming your very first MAPEH topnotcher, I applied these principles to my study habits, like you’re putting your mind into a “gym” so it can attain maximum fitness

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A Thank You from Krystelle, Top 4 March 2018 LET

Krystelle Meagan Cotaoco Yao ranked top 4 in the Elementary division of the 2018 March Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers. She graduated from De La Salle University – Manila. Thank you Coach Alice, Coach Albert and the MindGym community for getting me ready for the LET exam! It was tough and until the last minute, […]

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My LET Story by Mark Daniel Ibañez, Top 10 Sept 2017 LET

Multi-hypenated coach Mark Daniel Ibañez’s story is a fine example of pushing yourself to the best that you always can. Read on to find out why.

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The Roller Coaster Ride of Being an ALS Teacher

By MindGym alumni Joharrah Rafanan—I had no idea what ALS was. In fact, I didn’t even know what the acronym stood for. All I remember was that our speaker at a youth camp approached me and asked: “Gradweyt ka na, di ba? Gusto mong maging IM?” That was how I came to be an Instructional […]

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Inspirational boost from Coach Richard, Top 1 Sept 2016 LET

Coach Richard Cabuay Macapulay is the Top 1 in the 2016 September Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET), Secondary Education division. He graduated in BS-Chemistry from the Tarlac State University and is currently finishing his MS degree at the University of the Philippines Manila. He reviewed at MindGym’s 18-day LET coaching during his preparation for the […]

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The Importance of Teachers — Samantha Gaerlan’s Oath-taking Speech, Top 1, March 2017 LET

I find society’s view of teaching very interesting. It is a profession that is often underappreciated and looked down upon, and I’m sure you’ve heard of the clichéd comments na “teacher ka lang” or “madali lang maging teacher”, yet it is a profession with so many expectations and responsibilities.

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Top 1 Ces Marcelo’s Oath-taking Speech – Why Teach?

I heard a lot of discouragements from people around me, remarks like “You will not get rich if you chose teaching. It is just a waste of your skills. Marami namang ibang courses na pupwede ka”. I know I am not the only one who share this kind of story.

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Top 9 Christine Tugade Baguio Oath-taking Speech – The “Fixing” Teacher

My fellow professional teachers, we have a country to fix. And fixing should start from the quality of education we give to our students.

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Top 1 Richard Macapulay Oath-taking Speech – On Students’ Emotional Well-being

School has been the training ground of kids for academic development. But, we, as professional teachers, should not only focus on the academic standing of the kids and teens. We should also see their emotional well-being.

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So You’re Taking the LET Soon

If you are super-duper-extra-hardworking, you might have already memorized plenty. Here’s my advice for the final week before the LET.

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Senen’s Speech—Teaching and learning in the Internet era

For all of us here who are self-confessed lifelong learners who will not stop learning and finding new things to learn about, we are proof that we should not be content with what traditional books and “old-school” schools offer.

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Life events as opportunities to teach – Top 2 Robelynn Deocampo’s Speech

“Kung may masaksihan tayo na hindi kanais-nais, ituring natin ito na oportunidad.. upang maging guro.”

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