Considering the present situation in Nigeria, democracy can be dicey and frustrating for a lot of people. Then I remember an experience that will stay with me for a very long time, and I just marvel at what could be achieved if we did things right. Let me start at the beginning… I am observing … More Montessori Moments 2
We may not like her choice of words… consider the message and leave the message. Sometimes, there is a eed to shock us into the reality befoe us. There is a lot of truth in her words. The truth is bitter sometimees.
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
It’s Valentines today, and we are celebrating. How do we celebrate this special day with our children? Do we sweep it under the carpet or do we intentionally celebrate? The world is changing: This is a story copied from a Facebook wall, it happened in January somewhere in Africa, it could have happened near us … More Valentine’s Day
On Saturday 4th December there was an important Zoom meeting where all stakeholders in our Education sector gathered to find answers to the problems that has led to the tragic loss of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. One thing is clear, the care of the child needs to be foremost for all concerned. Unfortunately this is not … More Nigeria can and must change
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
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?
Several years ago, I remember waiting in the Waiting Area of a school with my husband, we had an appointment to see the Head Teacher of a School one of our children was starting the following term. The children in the school were going into the IT room for a lesson, they were whispering, winking … More Teach Them About Sex Now
Teaching Good Manners, Etiquette, Grace and Courtesy. Summer School is well underway now. I do hope that both you and the children are having fun working on different interesting activities. Today we are going to be looking at promoting Good Manners among the children. In Montessori classrooms we would teach children good manners under what … More Summer School Good Manners