Tuesday, August 04, 2015


Be a good notetaker.
Compare notes with your classmates for double checking of entries.
Come to class prepared.
Be conscious of your strengths and weaknesses as a learner.
Read and study news articles and social commentaries/issue analyses.
Read in order to learn new information and various writing styles.
Maximize the library resources.
Browse books at the Solidaridad bookshop.
Triangulate your sources.
Know your professors and their pedagogy.
Attend class regularly.
Join socially relevant organizations.
Remember that creativity is as important as literacy.
Resist procrastination.
Edit your outputs.
Understand the concept of multiple intelligences.
Comprehend the Bloom's taxonomy of learning domains.
Be observant and pay keen attention to details.
Apply theory into practice.
Adopt critical perspectives in social analysis.
Be able to establish and understand the interconnections of events.
Compile and compose protest songs, protest poetry, protest cartoon and other forms of protest art.
Start a photo bank about economy, politics, environment and culture.
Set a career plan and take cognates/electives that will contribute to your career objectives.
Confer and discuss with your professors.
Develop the skills of asking questions.
Mentor other students.
Develop your leadership skills.
Conduct ethnographies.
Learn the skill of "laymanizing" complex concepts in order to make education relevant to the majority.
Use your knowledge and skills to serve the people.

As Iskolar ng Bayan, we should contribute to the liberation of the Filipino masses, not their continued  oppression and subordination.