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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2016 #IWD2016

International Women's Day means different things to different people. For some it's a celebration, for others it's a call to action to accelerate gender parity, and for many it's an opportunity to align and promote relevant activity. Whatever your objective, International Women's Day is the perfect moment for gender-focused action. I believe that when we…

Olatunde Balogun on The Teachers’ Lounge

Welcome to another exciting interview on The Teachers’ Lounge. Introducing our 6th guest on The Teachers’ Lounge – Olatunde Balogun. Enjoy! Q1. Your name, where and what you teach. A1. Ibrahim Olatunde Balogun I teach at Tender Years Preparatory School, Abuja. I am a Year 6 Class Teacher, Physical Education teacher for KS1 and Assembly coordinator…

Andrew Otike on The Teachers’ Lounge

Welcome to another exciting interview on The Teachers’ Lounge. Introducing our fIfth guest on The Teachers’ Lounge - Andrew Otike. Enjoy! Q1. Your name, where and what you teach. A1. My name is Andrew Otike, I'm a corps member in Rivers State, teaching Business Studies. Q2. What is your most memorable and most saddest teaching moment?…

Schools Should Adopt Social Media or Face Irrelevancy

Educators just have to start teaching in the times we live in. There are A BILLION people checking through Facebook every day! Twitter users tweet at an average of 6,000 times every second of every day with over 300 million users. Your students and their parents are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Periscope, YouTube and…

Is your Child Struggling with Reasoning? Do this.

Reasoning simply means a person's ability to process and apply what they have learned in many contexts. We can only learn deeply when we set ourselves to reasoning tasks. Your child/student must simply just think with it. Quality learning requires reasoning to develop relationships with all the concepts our children are learning today.  Lets just…