Don’t you love it when children are at peace and having fun with Math? Here are the Lower Primary children at Addlo Montessori working on double digit multiplication sums with the checker board. They are on that journey to abstraction, but loving it. I love Montessori Math.
Montessori enables a child to understand their world. What is the use of learning when it does not relate in some way or another to our reality.? Why do additions and subtractions abstractly when we could do sums A true Montessori setting aims to make learning engaging and that helps to explain life itself to … More Understanding the World
The Long vacation is now upon us, and Summer School is about to start. Are you ready to keep your child engaged for the next two months? What about Summer School teachers? Are we running the same 2 x 2, 4 sessions? Or will this year’s content be much different? Here is a little something … More Suggestions for Summer School activities
I have always thought that our Education sector needs a revamping. More so our Montessori schools. Some of us are lucky to have Heads of School who know that Montessori is much more than using Phonics to teach reading skills. There are also School owners who are prepared to spend good money on Montessori materials. … More The Montesdori School Academy
The Primary Aged Child In the previous posts, about The Montessori way, we considered the basic Montessori principles that make the method still relevant to our education system and discussions. We have also considered the preschool child’s needs and how to meet them as they develop. In this post, we will look at the Primary … More The Montessori Way 4
A young boy, Emmanuel Amidu, a JSS2 student was flogged by his Mathematics teacher and he ended up dead! This sad and heart-wrenching news just broke, and though some affirm that the cane is not the way forward for disciplining, I am alarmed at the many of us who think the answer is arming schools … More Please stop using the came!
The Montessori way is a method of educating a child that I believe we need to look at more closely. Not doing this means we are seriously leaving too much on the table. Unfortunately, the world can no longer afford to do this. We can see the effects of our conventional methods of education on … More The Montessori Way 1
I love to hear about things that happened long ago. ‘Long ago’ is not just about times when my Dad and Mom were little like me, I’m talking about hundreds, thousands and even millions of years ago! My name is Ayodeji Omolola, I am 8 years old and in Primary 3. I love going to … More It’s all about the stories
My name is Adeyinka Olawoye, I am a mum of two lovely children. Ade is 4 years old and his sister Nike is just 2. My husband has struggled a lot to support my strong will about homeschooling the children. He has always said he did not want me working, I was to stay home … More Homeschooling Mums story
Teacher Aderonke Akeredolu loved her job as a Nursery 2 teacher and she also loved working with children. Singing songs and telling stories was her strong point and the children loved coming to school mainly because of those stories. She even learnt how to teach children to read and it has made all the difference … More Teacher Aderonke