Please stop using the came!

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!

So I got a message from one of my WhatsApp group members. She said she had a visit from one of the kids around her. As they got talking, he said something that struck and bothered her, so she wanted to bring it to my attention. What did the young 9 year old say? “Ma, … More

The Importance of Classroom decoration: A Montessori Perspective

At the beginning of each new term, or session we spend a lot of time and money on decorating our classrooms, do we not? Let’s examine this practice with a Montessori lens… In the Montessori setting we talk about the Prepared Environment and not just a classroom. This environment has several aspects: The physical, material/intellectual, … More The Importance of Classroom decoration: A Montessori Perspective

What a child needs

One of the main problems we have as parents is not truly understanding the needs of our children. It is not uncommon for a parent to think that meeting their child’s basic needs only includes food, shelter and paying school fees. The more affluent ones will add a whole range of material goods to the … More What a child needs