BrainDev 2: “Education is everything we do with the child”

In the first post in this series, I talked about brain development and specifically the development of neurons. I mentioned that even though the neurons that make up the brain are present at birth, they still need to be connected to be useful. This connection happens through use and this is where you come in … More BrainDev 2: “Education is everything we do with the child”

BrainDev 1: … The moment they enter the world

” The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth” – M. Montessori This is another favorite quote of mine. Montessori believed that education must begin from birth since the child begins the work of constructing his intellect and personality the moment he is born. I actually think the greatness of the … More BrainDev 1: … The moment they enter the world

Makers of Men

“And if education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped for from it in the bettering of man’s Nigeria’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total development lags behind? Instead, we must take into … More Makers of Men