According to the “classical” way of teaching, the teacher has all the knowledge and teaches with a certain number of established theories developed over time, with the help of illustrations and demonstrations while the learner, typically the student, merely sits and passively acquires knowledge.
As the African Heritage Foundation (AHF) continues to build its homeschooling service, it is also engaged in the process of educating parents interested in schooling their children at home on the its history. The AHF constantly does research on the most modern, tried and proven techniques utilized by other countries and educators in education and its application.
“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” — Wayne Dyer I think we got it all wrong in education. Consider this. We always talk about connecting the classroom (the instruction, the subject area, the concepts etc.) to the real world. But, doesn’t it make more sense to take what’s happening in the real…
As we enter into the fifth day of the call to boycott the Nation Newspaper on the 26th, 27th and 28th of May 2017, I am going to move the focus to offer ideas on how the thinking of our youth can be improved and thus our school environments made safer and more conducive to academic and social development.
Homeschooling is often seen as a new trend. However, this is not strictly true. People of wealth of long ago, often hired a live-in governess, whose sole responsibility was to educate the children of the household—to homeschool the children. There are books and movies, fictional and historical, that have allowed glimpses of this model. Some examples are the fictional book, ‘Jane Eyre’, the historical movies, ‘The King and I’, and…
Dr Walter Rodney in 1973 wrote,”Education is crucial in any type of society for the preservation of the lives of its members and the maintenance of the social structure. Under certain circumstances, education also promotes social change. The greater portion of that education is informal, being acquired by the young from the example and behaviour of elders in the society.
The African Heritage Foundation (AHF ) is a registered charity on the island of Barbados. The videos published in this feature will give you the opportunity to hear and see what the AHF is exactly, what it is doing, what it intends to do and how you can help.
Maelewano Motherland is bringing the unique African culture & style from the Motherland to your homeland.
As the African Heritage Foundation continues to develop its “Home Directed Learning” service that is intended to start in September 2017, they continue to educate their people on the need and value of homeschooling.
I am of the opinion that we are the architects of our own poverty. When I say this I do not mean that individually we are responsible, I am saying that collectively we are. We have the collective ability to raise the standards of our living situations internationally.