Opinion: Beyond passing Exams, Education should teach Students the necessary Skills for effective Corporate Engagements

Recently, I read the very interesting article by Harvard Business School’s Professor, Clay Christensen in the January Edition of Harvard Business Review. It is a masterpiece on innovation in Africa and a must-read for anyone who is doing business on the continent. The lessons were particularly profound for me, especially as a Nigerian […]

Opinion: Should Children be prohibited from speaking their Native Languages?

This is probably a rather controversial topic considering the arguments for and against the decision to prohibit kids from speaking vernacular in schools and sometimes even at home. Regardless of the controversy, multiple award-winning Nigerian novelist, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani penned an interesting essay discussing the experiences she had  growing up when her parents […]

Amazing Brain Facts every Teen should know

The brain is probably the most essential part of the human body, especially considering how it is responsible for the coordination of activities in the body; including the ability to think, feel, move and express, etc. In other words, the brain controls both our voluntary and involuntary actions including respiration, an activity that […]

Top New Year Resolutions every Secondary School Student must imbibe

As we all know, 2017 began barely two weeks ago. So we are still very much gripped by the New Year euphoria. And the good thing about every New Year is that it is a good time to reflect on the choices we’ve made in the past, make corrections to them and then […]

Here are some of the Things that happen to Teenagers when they are infatuated

 Have you ever been infatuated? Well if you have, you’d have noticed the following weird behaviours…

When you can’t help but break into a grin whenever the name of your crush comes up in conversation. And then  when your friends notice, you go like What, me, beaming like an idiot? Noway. There’s no […]

Behold: Everyday Images of Nigerian Secondary School Life

Mind you, there is nothing to see here other than some interesting images of Nigerian Secondary School Students in school, either learning or just hanging out. Please relax, look through the images and do let me know in the comment section if you can see yourself. Lol. Alright then…

IF YOU A […]

Here are what happens when Teenagers are Bored

Teenagers tend to struggle with a lot of things each time they are overwhelmed with boredom. They struggle to stay motivated and might even lose sight of their goals in the process of that struggle. Little wonder teens who are bored always neglect their school work, extracurricular activities and household chores. Bored teenagers […]

Typical Grammatical Mistakes every Teen needs to stop making

If you are fond of saying the same thing repeatedly by merely using different words, then you are guilty of a grammatical error called Tautology. Some people, in their efforts to emphasize their points, convey something important or even add literary beauty  to a text tend to commit this error. Mind you, tautological […]

Teens! What do you Know about Sexual Abuse?

Let us get one thing straight; shall we?

Now when a teenager says he or she was sexually abused, this doesn’t necessarily mean he or she was raped. There are different forms of sexual abuse. Just imagine that a mentor or an elderly person who is supposed to look after you turns […]

Important Geometry Symbols for Math Students

 

Symbol
Symbol Name
Meaning / definition
Example


angle
formed by two rays
∠ABC = 30°

measured angle
 
ABC = 30°

spherical angle
 
AOB = 30°


right angle
= 90°
α = 90°

°
degree
1 turn = 360°
α = 60°

deg
degree
1 turn = 360deg
α = 60deg


prime
arcminute, 1° = 60′
α = 60°59′


double prime
arcsecond, 1′ = 60″
α = 60°59′59″

line
infinite line
 

AB
line segment
line from point A to point B
 

ray
line that start from point A
 

arc
arc from point […]

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