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Teacher-Students Interactions: The Key to Quality Classrooms

Every day, teachers make countless real-time decisions and facilitate dozens of interactions between themselves and their students. Although they share this commonality, educators all over the country often talk about these decisions and interactions in different ways. The Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS), developed at the University of Virginia’s Center for Advanced Study of Teaching [...]

How to Become a More Effective Learner (Part 1)

Are you interested in finding ways to learn new things faster? Do you want to become a more effective and efficient learner? If you are like many students, your time is limited so it is important to get the most educational value out of the time you have available. Speed of learning is not the [...]

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 [...]

Developing Your Classroom Presence

Simple strategies for developing the strong relationships with students that encourage them to take risks and increase their learning. The quality of presence—a state of alert awareness, receptivity, and connectedness to the working of both the individuals and the group in the context of the learning environment—is unfortunately not often taught explicitly in teacher education programs. Teachers [...]

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SS2 Government Third Term: Local Government Administration In Nigeria

Introduction Local government may be defined as a government established through an Act at the local level to deal with specific matters as it affects them. It can also be defined as the sub-organ of the central government established to provide for the needs of the people at local level. Under the 1963 republican constitution, [...]

SS2 Physics Third Term: Lenses

Introduction The reflection and refraction we have dealt with so far have focused only on light interacting with flat surfaces. Lenses and curved mirrors are optical instruments designed to focus light in predictable ways. While light striking a curved surface is more complicated than the flat surfaces we have looked at already, the principle is [...]

SS2 CRK Third Term: King Josiah’s Religious Reforms

Introduction Josiah was eight years when he began to reign as king. He reigned for twenty one years in Jerusalem. He did what was good in the sight of God. He walked in the way of his grandfather, David. He showed much interest in the things of God. One of his first assignments was the [...]

SS2 Commerce Third Term: Capital (cont’d)

Importance of Working Capital It helps to determine the funds that will be available for running a business. It helps to know if the business is solvent or not i.e to know if the business have the ability to settle debt without selling fixed asset It serves as a check against holding down too much [...]

SS2 BiologyThird Term: Grassland Or Savanna Habitats

Introduction A grassland or savanna is a plant community in which grass species are dominant with short but scattered trees and shrubs. The grassland or savanna lies between the forest and the deserts or arid land. Types of Grasslands There are two major types of grasslands. These are the tropical grassland (savanna) and the temperate [...]

SS2 Mathematics Third Term: Cumulative Frequency Graph

Cumulative Frequency Graphs: What is it? Cumulative frequency is the running total of the frequencies. On a graph, it can be represented by a cumulative frequency polygon, where straight lines join up the points, or a cumulative frequency curve. Example Frequency: Cumulative Frequency: 4 4 6 10 (4 + 6) 3 13 (4 + 6 [...]

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