Learning act# 3 the school as a learning environment (for private school)
1. Cebu Normal University
Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City
Name: Cañada, Shara S. Yr. & Sec.: BSEd-TLE III
Subject: Field Study 1 Class Schedule: MW (1:30-3:00 P.M.)
Learning Act. # 3: The School As A Learning Environment (For Private School)
My School Campus Visit
Name of School Observed: Sisters of Mary Boystown
School Address: Tungkop, Minglanilla, Cebu
Date of Visit: August 8, 2014 at 7:30AM-11:00AM
1. Describe the school community you have visited in terms of its location( whether it is
within the residential commertial, or agricultural area).
The school community I had visited was within a residential area.
2. What impression do you have of the offices you passed by?
It was very impressive. The aura seems like I am in the international
school. It was very clean and at peace.
3. Go around the school, and observe the facilities such as the library, the canteen, and
science laboratory. Describe whether these facilities are still functional.
Most of the facilities are still functional and it was well managed . When
we visit, the music room was still under renovation.
Their classroom doesn’t have any electricfan but it is conducive for
learning because their windows are wide enough for the air to pass
2. CHECKLIST FOR SCHOOL FACILITIES
Library Organized collection of sources of information
and similar resources, made accessible to a
search or look for.
Canteen/Cafeteria Students are the one who made the juices,
cakes & breads for selling in a way it enhances
the ability of the students in cooking and
Principal’s Office Filled with a pressing atmosphere, it has the
faculty members hang on the one corner of the
office and it has table arranged orderly.
Medical Clinic A place wherein the students can go for a
check-up when they are not feeling well.
Audio Visual/ Media Center It has a wide area and in the front wall, the bag
screen is place.
Auditorium Huge, well clean and arranged.
A huge room and it has many cooking
equipment necessary for cooking.
It has many sewing machines- electric sewing
machines and edger. It also has a mannequin in
which there finish product sample is place.
Industrial Workshop Area
and Maintenance Shop
This is really amazing! It has many machines
Awesome shop! It has many wirings and tools
used in electrical installation. The students are
making a traffic light when we visit.
The shop has many parts of a car which is
ready for assembling.
A wide room with drawing tables and it looks
like an engineer & architect working table.
PTA Office They don’t have PTA office, intead they have
Toilet for Boys Vere neat and the pails are arranged properly.
Others (Please Specify):
They have more than 10 clean covered court.
Clean and located near the covered court.
Some are airconditioned while others are not,
3. Laundry Area
A big room with a big washing machine.
It has many ulele and other musical
It was picturesque.
Drinking Fountain I haven’t seen drinking fountain there.
The Classroom Visit
CLASSROOM FACILITIES DESCRIPTION
Chairs Arranged in 4x5 in each side.
Blackboard Neat and clean.
LCD Projector Digital, makes teacher discussion easy
and realistic since it shows videos and
Enhanced the attention of the
The teacher and environment plays a vital role in molding students to become a
better person in the future.
Learning takes more place if the students are engaged and discussions are
associated to real life situation.
The theory of John Dewey which is learning by doing really matters most; The
students are more attentive if they are hand-on with the activities. Also the theory
of Constuctivism, that human generate knowledge and meaning from an interaction
between their experiences and their ideas. Student assimilate when they
incorporate the new experience into an already existing framework without changing
that framework and aligned their experiences with their internal representations of
the world and environment.
1. Can you consider the school environment you just observe conducive to learning?
The Sisters of Mary School is very conducive for learning because the classroom has
a wide windows that allows fresh air to come, it has adequate equipment and
machines that are useful in hands-on for the students and their buildings are far
from the main highway.
2. What are the characteristics of a classroom that is conducive to learning?
The characteristics of a classroom that is conducive for learning are: furniture and
physical arrangements, learning is related to life, instruction is varied, learning is
student-centered, behavioral expectations are clear.
In front of Sisters of Mary School
Students in Electronics Installation Maintenance testing the wirings.
6. The students are sewing uniforms for the next year.
Image taken during Science class in 4th year by Ms. Ana Mae Basiliote