Practical Tips to Coping with Addiction among Teens

Addiction is the state of dependency on something (and in rare cases someone) in order to function. In other words, it is a situation whereby a person has little or no control over their lives without the company of the substances or habits they have gotten so used to. There are different forms […]

Attention Teens! Here is a Lesson on Gratitude

A blast of cold air to his face… That’s the last thing Makinde remember after he  walked into the banking hall just before everything went blank. The next thing he knew, he was waking up in a crowded hospital Ward. It had been two days, and there was  a bandage on his neck […]

Students’ 20 top Tips for picking a Course (for prospective JAMBITES)

Choosing the right course to study and even the right tertiary institution to attend can be a daunting task. First, you have to figure out the subjects you are best at, and then choose the school you stand the most chance to get admitted into. Most times you are right with your choices, […]

254 Schools for Ayade Under-15 Football Tournament

Two hundred and fifty four secondary schools in Cross River State are participating in the inaugural Governor Ben Ayade Under-15 Football Tournament which kicked off yesterday
in all the 18 local government areas of the state.

Chairman of the state’s Sports Commission, Mr. Orok Duke, disclosed at the weekend that the grand finale of the tournament would […]

How can teens handle their friends’ Success even when they themselves aren’t succeeding?

So imagine that you have written JAMB severally and failed each time and most of your friends from secondary school have all gotten admitted into tertiary institutions of various types. You will be happy for your friends most expectedly. Yet deep down within your inner self, you will feel serious […]

Ifendu the only son (A Story with Lessons)

Once upon a time in a part of Lagos called Ikeja, there lived a teenage boy called Ifendu. He was the only son in a family of six, but he was constantly angry because he never for once got accorded the privileges he felt were deserving of him as the only son. His […]

Daddy the Liar (A Short Story)

Has any of your parents ever bragged about how good they were back in school? I bet you know exactly what I am talking about! Such bragging episodes often occur whenever your either or both of your parents feel the need to “motivate” to study harder because they are not satisfied with your […]

“A mathematician has created a teaching method that’s proving there’s no such thing as a bad math student”

Math is a notoriously hard subject for many kids and adults. There is a gender gap, a race gap, and just generally bad performance in many countries.

John Mighton, a Canadian playwright, author, and math tutor who struggled with math himself, has designed a teaching program that has some of the worst-performing […]

How the atmosphere at homes affect Teens’ learning and Academic Performance

The academic performance of students has a lot to do with the situations in their homes just as much as it has to do with their ability to study hard. After all, the homes are where they live, spend a great number of hours every day and have the most factors influencing them. […]

Is Competition good or bad for Teens?

In life, competition is rife; no doubt. But most of the time, we find ourselves competing not necessary because we want to (unless it is in sports or any such related competitions), but because we have to. In order to get ahead in life, we must indeed complete. Therefore, the question of whether […]

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