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...
Change is Education

Change is Education

It must have been sometime in 1999 when my stylish finance professor in university shared her personal career journey with us, wide-eyed third-year students. She spoke about her remarkable career and her decision to leave corporate America to teach. She told us that...
Bring Back the Book

Bring Back the Book

For book lovers and the book industry in Nigeria, last week was a week to remember for a long time. It was one week to remember  for  two significant things that happened, which underline the importance of book  to  the general well being of Nigeria as a nation. First...