The Biblical point of view explored – Stop Using the Cane 8 One of the main reasons why the idea of not using the cane as the main means of punishment is distasteful to most of us is the Biblical quotes about the rod, unfortunately we view the Bible as the bedrock to support our … More The Rod of Discipline
In December 2017, I wrote a post entitled ‘Stop Using the Cane’ This grew into a series of several other posts. I am presently reflecting on this issue that is so dear to my heart. The posts had mixed reviews because it is obvously also a personal choice of parenting that is involved. But truth … More Stop Using the Cane Reloaded
The most recent Apparatus training held at Addlo Montessori Traing Center in Lagos Nigeria cost me the earth to get to. It was a very gruelling experience. But honestly it was worth all the effort, sweat and money combined I have found in this line of work it is not just making a profit that … More Apparatus Training Graduants are Making Waves
One of the most apparent facts about Montessori is that it’s benefits are vastly overlooked, but more so Montessori Mathematics. If you are unaware of the fact that the founder of this method of education was Italy’s first female medical doctor, then please take note now. Add to this, the fact that as she studied … More Montessori Mathematics Facts
(Photograph from The Vanguard News) There is a cancer in the sector and we need to face it. Anne Lemott an American writer once said “Hope begins in the dark. The stubborn hope that if you just show up, and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work. … More Keep Hope for our Education Sector Alive
One thing that stood out about Jude Ashiedu’s class on The Role of Technology in Special Needs Education was the linking thread that he wove throughout the session of providing resources that enables the child to be independent and self-sufficient as best as we can with the use of technology in our classrooms. I loved … More Technology and the Special Needs Child
Do your love working with children and believe that Montessori has the answers for building up our future leaders? Do you require detailed but affordable Montessori Training? Regardless of where you are, we have got your back with a fully loaded Montessori Program, that will set you apart from the crowd. Start your school with … More
There are children among us who cannot cope with normal activities of life. Their difficulties vary. I am sure that most of us did not know that children who need special help were not just those that cannot see or hear. There are some many difficulties that we encounter as human beings. Some of our … More Helping the Special Needs Child.
A 13-year-old boy Zubiru Yusha’u from Gombe State in Nigeria, purportedly stole a phone. His proprietor tied him up and left him in the sun. By the time he was released, his hands were swollen and infected. He was taken to the hospital and the end result was that his hands, both had to be … More Discipline, punishment and abuse.
The Montessori method of educating a child does not cease in its ability to amaze me and prove to me over and over again that it is the best way to help our children learn to live in proper control of their lives on earth. As adults, we are sometimes under the illusion that we … More Are our children in control of their lives?