Teens! Here are some Career Truths no Teacher will teach you in School

Clearly speaking, the education system in most countries (specifically in Nigeria) is full of deceits. It does not only equip students with the necessary skills they need to be efficient in their future career, but also fails to inform them of such deficiencies. Instead, schools are determined to churn out a bunch of […]

Characteristics of passionate Teens

Passion is one thing that pushes humans towards accomplishing incredible feats. Just a quick look at the lives of some successful people would reveal that they are very passionate. Now I do understand that passion can also make people do stupid and unreasonable things. But for the purpose of this article, I am […]

Some Fundamentals of Education both Students, Teachers and Parents should always bear in Mind

1. TO LEARN MEANS TO:

Memorize new things
Acquire facts and the knowledge about the procedures for doing things
Understanding reality
Making sense of the world
Using skills learnt to solve actual human problems

2. THERE ARE SEVERAL LEARNING STYLES, INCLUDING:

Visual: Using sight
Auditory: Using songs or rhythms
Verbal: Speaking out loud the information
Kinesthetic: […]

Important Facts about Teenagehood every Parent should know

Would it be wise to assume that there are quite a number of things about teenagehood which parents do not know? After all, they were once teenagers themselves, right? Moreover, they gave birth to the teenagers and should automatically know everything about them…or not. There are certain facts about teenagehood that parents (at […]

Teaching Leadership Skills to Teens: what they must know

Basically, leadership involves the ability to use a set of skills, including the ability to inspire and motivate others, effectively communicate to them, influence them for the good and come up with thoughtful actions. A good leader is therefore someone who possesses the above skills is good at taking initiative, making and executing […]

Important Employability Skills every Teen must endeavour to learn

In today’s job market, a good set of employability skills is what will most likely help you get you a job and keep such. Employers are always on the lookout for candidates who possess such skills. Unfortunately, there is a dearth of skill labour in Nigeria today; a major problem. It is interesting […]

Understanding the Differences between Formal and Informal Languages

Chances are you have once wondered what the big deal is with formal and informal ways of speaking and writing. But there is nothing to be puzzled about; really. When talking about formal and informal languages, we are referring to the tone, the choice of words and the way the words are put […]

Teens! Organize your 2017 Study Plans Using these Important Tips

2017 began some twenty days ago, and I will not be surprised that since then many students are yet to organize their study plans. As a matter of fact, some do not even know what a study plan is much less how to organize such. So let me briefly explain what a study […]

Understanding Body Image and Appearance in Teens: What Parents and Teachers can do to Help Teens Build Positive Self Image

Do you find it funny how difficult it usually is to persuade toddlers to take a shower only for them to grow into teenagehood and become all too particular about their looks? This is perhaps common to the girls who do not only spend excessive amount of time dressing up and then rush […]

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 […]

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