Category: education

THE RACE IS ON!!!  WHAT YOUR CHILD CAN LEARN FROM THE ELECTIONS
THE RACE IS ON!!! WHAT YOUR CHILD CAN LEARN FROM THE ELECTIONS

No matter your political belief, the elections are a big deal. And chances are that your child has begun to hear or notice posters, slogans, T-shirts and even news coverage. Election Day is a great opportunity to teach kids how voting works and why it’s important for everyone to have a say when it comes to important issues like this.  As parents, it’s part of our responsibilities to teach our children that voting is not just a right; it is a responsibility, and everyone must participate in it.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Use 9ijakids Games in Your Classroom
5 Reasons Why You Should Use 9ijakids Games in Your Classroom

#1 It Makes Your Job Easier

A teacher’s job requires a lot of demands and sacrifices. Technology has the ability to make your job easier. No more late nights grading papers when  9ijakids games can give you instant scores on games played, no marking required. (more…)

10 Signs You Are a 21st Century Teacher
10 Signs You Are a 21st Century Teacher

Technology is changing and impacting the way we do things in everyday life and the classroom is no exception. Technology is removing the four walls of a classroom, providing easier access to wonderful content, enabling better collaboration by teachers across the world and providing more and more digital resources for schools, teachers and students. (more…)

The Nigerian School Dilemma – Is your expensive Interactive Whiteboard simply a White Wall?
The Nigerian School Dilemma – Is your expensive Interactive Whiteboard simply a White Wall?

Children born in the 21st Century are digital natives, to them using the Internet is as easy as breathing. They don’t need help, training or instructions when it comes to using mobile phones, tablets or digital assistants like Alexa and Siri. Technology powers their world. (more…)

How to Know if Your Child is Being Bullied
How to Know if Your Child is Being Bullied

My 8year old son and his friend had both selected Boy Scouts as an after school activity since Year 1. So I was surprised when in Year 3, his friend’s Mum told me her son didn’t want to do Scouts any more.  I decided to ask why. He said that there was a boy there that “teased” him a lot and made him uncomfortable.  I then asked if he had reported this to his teacher – he hadn’t.  The next time I saw his teacher, I reported the issue and the school addressed it immediately. His Mum didn’t know he was being bullied and neither did his teacher. He kept it to himself. (more…)

Parenting On Purpose Conference @mytph
Parenting On Purpose Conference @mytph

If you missed the conference, you missed a lot. I saw people all around me taking lots of notes and I could easily understand why.

Mrs Nkoyo Rapu, Mrs Chiadi Ndu and Mr Stephen Omojuyigbe all nailed it. My mind was blown and I had so many “Aha” moments.

Been finding it hard to summarise what they said. I honestly believe I can’t do justice to what I heard. Here are a few nuggets.

 

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Are You Addicted to Social Media? 10 Signs that You Are.
Are You Addicted to Social Media? 10 Signs that You Are.

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have become such an integral part of all our lives. Like most things in life, social media is not evil in itself but should be used with moderation. Today both adults and children are getting so caught up interacting online that we forget to really live in the real world. Adults and children are getting “addicted” to social media.

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