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
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
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
The Prewriting Skill Expectations for Children In a society where we compare and contrast our child with all other children without much understanding of the common developmental stages children go through, it is important to continue to talk about Prewriting Skills, than writing exercises. We have spent the last 2 weeks explaining how to prepare … More Age Apropriate Pre-Writing Skills For Your Child.
Practical steps to helping your child with writing. I am amazed at how much we put pressure on children, and at a very young age, insisting that they should and must write! Parents always compare and contrast their children with cousins and neighbours. First off, we need to understand one thing, all children are different, … More How to Help your Child with Writing Part 1
Summer School is drawing to a close for most of us this week! So how has it been for you and most especially for the children you have been looking after for the past few weeks? I really wish we could do this all year long, but we can’t, which is a pity! Imagine … More Summer School Cultural Studies
Guess what children really love? Summer School is about to end, and I wont be available to send out the post as usual tomorrow, so I decided to do it today. I just want us to make sure that the children really have a great time this year at Summer School. Children are so precious and I … More Summer School Practical Life