11 Dec 2019

What do you need to be able to teach mathematics? Teaching skills are linked to effectiveness: encouraging students to learn important mathematical content consistently. Competency also requires versatility: being able to work successfully in different environments and across a spectrum of mathematical material with a wide variety of learners. To build mathematical skills for their st...

11 Dec 2019

From birth, children are curious. Through cultivating their interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) you will build on that natural curiosity. Using daily tasks to draw on maths and science knowledge and concepts. You can help develop their STEM skills through play and exploration by talking, reading, singing, playing, signing, or using other ways of communicating wha...

10 Dec 2019

Can math and science be difficult subjects? Yes. Are math and science impossible to understand and grasp? No. Teachers and parents have a duty to help students stop hating math and science. With the right mindset, most things are possible. Yes, these subjects might make many feel anxious and some students even experience math anxiety, which is a negative emotional reaction to any type of...

10 Dec 2019

The term 'coding in the curriculum' appears to be the current preferred programming choice, probably in part because it's catchy. What are the advantages of teaching children to code from a young age? Learning to code allows children to use digital technology to develop their imagination, helping students in our technology-based society shift from the role of 'user' to that of 'maker'....

09 Dec 2019

Exams are over and school’s out. And millions of students around the world think to themselves, “Now what am I going to do with all this free time?” Sure, there are games to play, movies to watch, and friends to hang out with. But there are also plenty of productive things to do during the school holidays. Reflect on the semester gone by. Take out a sheet of paper and answer these thre...

09 Dec 2019

Interest is a powerful motivational tool that encourages learning, directs educational and career paths, and is important for academic success. Interest is both a state of psychological focus and an effect on a particular object or subject, and a persistent predisposition to re-engage over time. The four-phase model of interest creation guides interventions that foster interest and capit...

06 Dec 2019

Before taking an important test or examination, most people get nervous, but some people experience intense fear or anxiety known as test anxiety. Test anxiety is a type of performance anxiety because in a particular situation there is stress to do well. For a number of reasons, people may experience anxiety screening. We might be afraid of failure and potential disappointment if they do...

06 Dec 2019

In 2004, the Nigerian education policy was redefined to adopt education as an instrument par excellence for effecting national development. Education goals were then defined in terms of its relevance to the need of the individual as well as in terms of the kind of society desired in relation to the environment, realities of the modern world and rapid social changes. Emphasis was placed o...

05 Dec 2019

It's no secret that most of the WAEC 2020 candidates are also sitting for JAMB 2020. In fact, this year some people are writing Waec, Neco and Jamb together. Therefore, it is important to learn how to balance your studies so that you don't pass one and hurtfully fail the other. You might want to sit for both WAEC and JAMB this year for one or two reasons. It might be that for the first t...

05 Dec 2019

A good teacher can really make a remarkable difference in the way students grasp the lessons and how they apply it in real life. Knowing the students and following the right teaching strategy is the key to help them have a productive learning experience. School life is the best phase of every child as it plays a crucial role in moulding them for their future life. A study area is ...