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So far Ada Okoli has created 48 blog entries.
19 09, 2017

Innovative Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

Social media often gets a bad image, especially in educational circles. We’ve posted before about the effects of Social Media in schools. Twitter in particular is increasingly common for kids and adults alike, with over 328 million active monthly users of all ages. In this light, here are [...]

14 09, 2017

10 Skills Modern Teachers Need to Have

One of the challenges of the 21st century for educations is the role of technology in the classroom. Technology has now occupied the centre stage and continues to have a strong influence on everyday life. It is therefore important for teachers to educate students to leverage the best [...]

11 09, 2017

6 Goals Teachers set for a New Term

However great last year (or last term) was, there is always room for improvement and we know that improvement is best achieved by having clear goals. So, What kind of teacher do you want to be this term? What were your challenges last term and how will you [...]

8 09, 2017

10 Ways to Cultivate the Love of reading in Students

We’ve discussed the numerous benefits of good reading habits - seriously, it’s the best. But life-long habits are formed while young and it is the duty of teachers and parents to help young ones develop positively. Here are 10 (ten)  suggestions for how any teacher, parent and administrator [...]

16 08, 2017

6 Challenges All Teachers Face & How to handle them

Being a teacher has it's ups and downs. Despite the joy and satisfaction that comes with impacting the next generation of learners, there are some challenges on the  job. Every teacher faces one of these 6 problems at some point in their career. Below are some ways to [...]

9 08, 2017

Standards for Good Teaching: 10 Key Principles to Follow

A great teacher is one that students remember and cherish forever. Teachers have long-lasting impacts on the lives of their students. There has been lots of debate and deliberation on which guidelines or principles should be recommended for good teaching standards. Here are the 10 principles that should [...]

26 07, 2017

The Evolution of Classroom Technology (infograph)

We’ve come a long way. From writing and carving symbols on old scrolls and tablets to the SMART schools of today. All the way back in 1925, Thomas Edison said that “Books will soon be obsolete in schools.” Sound familiar? The infographic below from webanywhere shows us some [...]

19 07, 2017

Artificial Intelligence in Schools

Most of us probably don’t realize we use AI every day. From simple tasks like taking a picture, parking our car, asking our phones what the weather looks like to the more complex decisions such as using new G-mail smart reply feature which scans emails and give smarts [...]

19 07, 2017

Improve Communications in Schools with SAFSMS

SAFSMS in-built messaging system provides a quick and easy way for school admin to communicate with parents, staff and students. Send messages directly to parents, staff and students in the form of email, or text reminders. Parents are reminded of important details such as school fees and resumption dates. [...]

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