She is a foodie and on her time off enjoys cooking and gardening.
Deputy Speaker and Sorsogon Representative Evelina Escudero has filed House Bill 3611 which obliges teachers not to give take-home assignments to students from kindergarten to Grade 12 to lighten their physical burden when carrying heavy bags to-and-from schools.
The bill also seeks to compel schools and teachers to implement a "more holistic and effective pedagogy" by conducting all lessons and activities in school. 392, series 2010 or the Guidelines on Giving Homework or Assignment to All Public Elementary School Pupils, the Dep Ed reiterates its commitment to the holistic development of learners inside and outside the classroom.
Eminent heads are calling for it head and the demand for its effective ban is getting more vocal.
Yes, there are learned fellows who ask for a middle path; something which seems more logical.
Yes, there is merit in asking for its complete boycott on weekends.
You can come up with a fat lot of reasons why it should be so; not all of them will cut the ice, mind you.
There is need to be circumspect and judicious, with the no-homework policy bills proposed by lawmakers in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, welcomed by the Department of Education but slammed by teachers’ groups.
Definitely, those bills will be examined closely and thoroughly during public hearings to be conducted by the committees involved in both chambers, appreciating forwarded arguments and bones of contention from the proponents and those who oppose it.