If there was one thing I could change to improve education in my country…

Reading culture is dying in Nigeria. A tiny number out of about 160 million people have healthy reading habits institutionalised. Majority just enlist into various schools. Many have graduated. They are all for the obtainment of certificates. This habit is causing our country harm. Half-baked educated people dot the streets. Reading of books isn’t taken

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Education is not the filling of a pail

I can vividly say emphatically that I strongly agree with the quote that education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. The quote is almost certainly apocryphal and it must have generated a lot of controversies among the global populace. But I belief this is one of a harmful

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In the Future, Children will still use pencils

Without mincing words I can vividly say that children will still use pencils in the future. This is as a result of it continuous usefulness and it properties. People might said, we are in the age of globalization in which all the world is a stage as put by William Shakespeare, but that does not

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PENCILS TO PIXELS

Most people will tell you we have five senses, sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch, but we have six. Feeling, it’s completely different from touching because to feel something it doesn’t even have to be there and I think the age range that are the best at feeling are children. To feel you have to

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Education in the developing world

The challenges of being an educator in the developing world were many. I could speak of the trials and tribulations of working without text books, electricity or running water, or having the local goats intermittently disrupt my lecture, or the issue of anemia and its effects on my students, but that would be easy and

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