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
There are many arguments against the Montessori Method, it’s too old, very expensive, can’t work in Nigeria, too soft on children, etc. The only problem with the negative standpoint is that the same can be said of many forms of formal educational methods. For me Montessori is special. It makes sense, children are happy learning … More Montessori Is Special
As a child I hated homework and I know many of us hated it too. So I am perplexed at why we still insist on putting the children of this generation through the same grueling motions! We know full well that Homework sucks! This is a fact that cannot be denied. Yet some parents even … More 3 Reasons Why Homework sucks
In the last two weeks I have had both parents and teachers, reaching out and asking for help with their children at home or in the classroom misbehaving. The children either fight, bite, hit out, shove, pinch or play on their own. These children all range between 2 and 3-years old! So is something wrong … More Why is my child 2 year old Misbehaving?
“Why is my child struggling with his school work, homework, academics? Why can’t my child read simple sentences? Is my child going to scale through and get into a good secondary school?” These are questions that parents have asked over and over again, and they still continue to ask. Most of the time the … More Why Children May struggle in School
By Ayobami Ayomidele -Primary Three Dear Mrs Adefemiwa, Good morning Ma. How are you today? I hope you are well. I am sorry Ma, but I want to tell you something. I have been very sad coming to school. I like you, but I think you do not like me. I do not know why. … More A Short Letter For My Teacher