#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 […]

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 […]

Teachers’ role in Moulding Tomorrow’s Leaders

Teachers’ role in Moulding Tomorrow’s Leaders

Image Credit: http://kathleendenly.com/2015/11/13/5-lessons-i-learned-at-my-first-writers-conference/ I remember a song we used to sing at the end of morning assembly when I was in elementary school. I am sure most readers who had their elementary education in Nigeria in the late 90s can identify with the song and it goes thus: “Parents listen to your […]

How relevant will Teachers be in 10 years time?

How relevant will Teachers be in 10 years time?

That’s a question with varying answers. But before addressing the question, a bit of background is necessary. Let’s back track to some not-too-distant past…When missionaries brought ‘education’ (quote intentional) to parts of the developing world, and the concept of a ‘teacher’ was that of a white man in khaki shorts, shirt and a […]