Creating an Engaging English Lesson: Four Quick Tips!

Have you ever wondered how best to get kids engaged in a book you're studying in class? Activities!!! Students generally enjoy walking around, talking, moving parts of their body, anything at all but sit...

Learning Outside the Classroom!

We are learning about the prehistoric period in my Social Studies class and after series of lessons on artifacts, fossils, archaeology, anthropology and the stages of early human development, I decided to plan an...

2018 Winner of TFCN Teacher Prize for Literature

We are delighted to announce that Atobatele Zainab Abdulrasheed is the inaugural winner of Teach for Change Nigeria (TFCN) Teacher Prize for Literature.  Being the first year, we received a small amount of applications...

Teacher Truth Nobody Tells You

First published on Medium, March 13th, 2018 I am looking at this picture taken by one of my favourite kids in school today and I can’t help but think about how this is all I’d...

Being A Strategic Teacher

First published on Medium, February 12th, 2018 My absolute favourite thing about the American system of education is that they have got a name for everything: Think Pair Share for when students are supposed to...

Seven Facts About Zainab Atobatele Abdulrasheed, 2018 Winner of TFCN Teacher Prize for Literature

Atobatele Zainab is the inaugural winner of Teach for Change Nigeria (TFCN) Teacher Prize for Literature She is 29 years old and passionate about teaching and mentoring young people. Her love for...

A Teacher’s Guide – Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emechata

Click To Download  A Teacher's Guide on Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta. The novel, Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emechata tells the story of a young, determined woman, Adah Ofili whose ambition to live a better...

Announcing Winners of 2019 TFCN Teacher Prize for Literature

We are delighted to announce the winners of 2019 TFCN Prize for Literature. We received a large number of entries from across the country compared to 2018 and were able to make a shortlist...

Tough Topic: To Teach or Not to Teach?

First published on Medium, April 26th, 2018 Today’s post was going to be about a statement a kid in my class made to his friend, with best intentions — ‘you don’t hit girls’, but I have just...

WHY IS EVERYONE SO SAD?

So on this day, I was standing before my 7th grade class, a marker in hand and a wide smile on my face. Pointing to the board, I explained our daily routine while waiting...

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