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Top 7 Ways to Engage Students in Math

If you are a teacher that is frustrated by a student’s lack of interest in math class, you are not alone. Teachers across the nation, and generations of teachers before them, have struggled with engaging their students in this traditionally dry academic subject. All is not lost. You do not have to settle for unmotivated [...]

WASSCE not cancelled; WAEC not making refunds

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it has not cancelled the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates 2020 as claimed by some social media posts. The Council is also not refunding N22’500 to candidates for cancelling the examination WAEC’s Head of National Office, Mr. Patrick Areghan, said in a [...]

By |2020-04-27T14:16:06+01:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, editorials, news|0 Comments

2020 WAEC Private Candidates Results Has Been Released

The West African Examinations Council just announced the results of the 2020 first series West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates. This was made known on Tuesday by the Head of National Office of WAEC, Mr Olu Adenipekun, in Lagos at a news conference. According to him, a total of 12,395 candidates registered [...]

By |2020-03-03T18:18:02+01:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Amazing Facts, Blog, Cool Tips, editorials, Education, facts, news, tips|0 Comments

5 Crucial Benefits of Study Group

There are lot of benefits that one can get from participating in a study group. It is said that no one is an island of knowledge just as a similar saying has it that iron sharpens iron. When you think that you know it all, there’s always someone else with a better understanding. Below are [...]

8 Trends in Education Technology That Will Have A Major Impact in 2020

The last few years have witnessed a dramatic change in the learning model. The way students are being taught today is very different from the teaching methods that were adopted a few decades back. Technology has brought about various changes in the way education is delivered and received. From self-learning to flipped classroom approach, we [...]

Centering Dialogue in the Classroom: It’s about WE, not ME!

Given the current political climate marked by an increase in school-based hate crimes, engaging students in authentic conversations related to the social, cultural or political—without fear of alienating those who hold different opinions and ultimately compromising curiosity, openness, and critical thinking—can seem like a near-impossible task. Further, educators often express a lack of pedagogical confidence to effectively [...]

The New Superpower

Share everything. That was Robert Fulghum’s first lesson in Kindergarten. It turns out that learning to share will be even more important than Fulghum thought. How we share will shape the next 50 years of human existence. Production has been the focus of modern economies. We’ve reached the point where we’re good enough at production to feed, clothe, [...]

Deciding Which School is Right for Your Child

  In today’s world of standardized tests, we have an abundance of data available about our children. While all standardized tests are not equivalent and some reveal much more about our children’s capabilities than others, parents today have more information about their children than ever before. As beneficial as such information can be, it also [...]

A Parent’s Call to Action: Leveraging Personalized Learning for Your Child

  From the day of diagnosis, parents of students with disabilities begin the long journey of paving paths through a world designed for the mythical “average” person. In education, we grow accustomed to challenging traditional systems to serve our children so they too can reach their full potential. But the daily struggle is made more [...]

Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs

  The new year has begun with a flurry of activity from the World Economic Forum and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that provides a blueprint for education and business leaders concerned with the future of work. In September, the WEF published the Future of Jobs Report 2018 and it’s now a hot topic at the annual gathering of [...]

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