Literacy Development and Technology

Literacy Development and Technology

The combination of literacy development and technology makes good educational sense. Literacy development no longer relies solely on reading and writing skills. Using technology is no longer a choice in our society but it has become imperative for our students....
Famous Nigerian Writers: Wole Soyinka

Famous Nigerian Writers: Wole Soyinka

Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka born 13 July 1934), known as Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first African to be honoured in that category. Soyinka was born into a Yoruba family in...
Some Notable Quotes on Reading

Some Notable Quotes on Reading

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn “The...
Forming A Reading Club

Forming A Reading Club

Our future leaders – our children – are growing up with less attraction for books and serious reading. They like to watch television, especially addictive cartoon channels. They surf the internet for chatting, social networking, entertainment and satisfaction of their...
How to Cultivate a Reading Habit

How to Cultivate a Reading Habit

How to Cultivate a Reading Habit “To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” — W. Somerset Maugham If reading is a habit you’d like to cultivate, there are a number of ways to do it. Set times. You...
The Power of Reading

The Power of Reading

Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham once said, “It is virtually impossible to become proficient at a mental task without extended practice.” Reading is no different. The reading students do each day represents a form of self-guided practice, similar to learning how...