#SocialMediaInTheClassroom

#SocialMediaInTheClassroom

  The topic above may have crossed the modern-day teacher’s mind since the emergence of Facebook, Twitter, Blogger and several other social media platforms especially as it relates to the effect these platforms have on students’ learning experience. The use of social media began to slowly permeate into the classroom as […]

Are Technology Deployments in Education Really Revolutionary? Pt 1

Are Technology Deployments in Education Really Revolutionary? Pt 1

It is hard to talk about development in any industry in this modern age without making reference to the role technology has to play on the nature or extent of such development. Although, some researchers struggle to define the extent to which technology impacts some sectors, there is a general consensus that it […]

Useful Tools for Online Teachers

Useful Tools for Online Teachers

As we have already established, going online saves you a lot of time and money, either these would be spent commuting to and from your work or buying and photocopying tons of materials for your lessons. However, the world of online teaching and learning is vast, to say the least.  You […]

Technology & Nigeria’s Education Problems Pt 2 (Quality)

Technology & Nigeria’s Education Problems Pt 2 (Quality)

We previously established (read more here) that technology can increase access to education especially in a country like Nigeria where the demand is high, in this article we will establish another of our nation’s education problems that technology can solve. Not only does technology increase access but it can also increase […]

What I Have Learnt From Teaching Online

What I Have Learnt From Teaching Online

Transitions are always hard to cope with, nonetheless, necessary. Well, sometimes, at least. Moving on from face-to-face to online teaching, either partially or fully, is a practice that is increasingly gaining more and more ground in today’s teaching vocation. This, of course, does not only refer to English language teaching (which […]

Technology & Nigeria’s Education Problems Pt. 1 (Access)

Technology & Nigeria’s Education Problems Pt. 1 (Access)

Image Credit In one of my previous posts, read here, I identified a couple of problems facing Nigeria’s education sector. One of the key issues mentioned was access, there are more university candidates than the admission slots available to them. This means that our education system (especially HigherEd) is unable to […]

Educating Generation Next

Educating Generation Next

In a 2013 report by Daily Times Nigeria, the then Minister of Education; Professor Ruqayyatu Rufai; said that the capacity of tertiary institutions in the country was about 500,000. In that same year about 1.7 million candidates sat for exam into these tertiary institutions. This definitely means that about 1.2 million […]