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
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
In recent times, the education sector as well as the family space has seen a barage of problematic issues which have perplexed, and shocked many into outrage and confusion. Children (still babies to some of us) are writing love letters, seeking to hire hotel rooms for some hours, and then to top it all the … More The School,Family and Government must work together.
Were Bolanle and Ade suspended? Did they get punished? What disciplinary measures were taken by the school? Hmm… these were some of the important questions parents and educators asked about what happened with the incident I narrated two days ago. I must say right from the start that the school in question rarely suspends or … More I found a letter Part 2
“Excuse me Ma, I found this letter in the middle of one of our children’s notebook.” said the Primary 2 teacher to her School Administrator, Mrs Gbadebo. She handed it over and Mrs Gbadebo read it in dismay: Dear Bolanle, U are the love of my live.The rose in my betiful garden. Oh how I … More I found a letter
There is this boy I know, his name is Ladejo, he is 7 years old and he loves digging up dirt, removing stones, and old snail shells from the earth while asking lots of questions about what he has found. His mum is always complaining, saying that he wastes a lot of time playing outside, … More Children need to understand their world