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?
Yoruba language and culture has been mandated to be used in all Lagos State schools from now on! What an interesting week it has been. Some of us have been angry, shocked, scared and every emotion above and below has been expressed. And rightly so, not too many of us are smiling. Why? To tell … More Is Yoruba Language and Culture on trial
Funny question right? Of course children have rights! Nigerian children have rights. Just as every human being has rights so does the child. But I ask this question with a heavy heart. Why? Well, the truth is no one really takes time out to consider this seriously. We may sometimes look at this from the … More Do children have rights?
Stop using the cane! 2 Wow! What a contentious issue. I am so glad we are having this discussion. I respect that a lot of people strongly feel that from the Biblical point of view, using the cane is acceptable. Some of us feel that doing away with the cane as a means of … More Stop using the cane! 2
This is a plea to Parents and Educators, all adults at large: Stop usining the cane as a form of discipline. I cannot event believe the extent that this evil has invaded our lives. I am so angry that defenceless children are continuously being invaded and abused daily. Yet some of us have the gull … More Stop using the cane 1
There are so many reasons why Montessori stands out as the best way to reach the child, one of the reasons is Dr. Maria Montessori’s concept of the Mathematical Mind of a child. One of my friends said to me just over a month ago, ‘A lot of us do not realize that Maths is … More The Mathematical Mind of a Child
Since a lot of us are running Summer School and Summer Camps around the country and indeed the world I have been posting a few old and new tips for my Facebook Montessori Group: Montessori Nigeria Resources (For Parents and Teachers). I thought it would also be a great idea to quickly add online before … More Summer School Reloaded
When a child is born the first means of learning open to the child is through the senses. To think that a child begins to learn when you take them to school is not a realistic concept. If this were true then how come a baby born helpless learns to sit at three months, crawls … More How Children Learn
More or less everyone has heard about Montessori Education and schools but does everyone know what the Montessori education method is or what Montessori schools should be doing and teaching? Do you? Would you like to find out more? So if you want to expand your knowledge about Montessori, understand how to impact the … More The Addlo Montessori 3 Day Challenge
Do you consider this a weird statement to make, or are you thinking that scribbling really is a waste of time, energy, and resources? The following true story might help you clarify a few things. Bolatito is a 3-year-old in Nursery 1, she actually started school when she was 2 years 7 months old. … More Scribbling is Not Allowed Here