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Category: letter from Ijay's Desk | 1 month ago 204 View (s)

A letter to my teenage self!

Dear Oreoluwa,   I'm writing this to you in retrospect. I wish you knew these things when you needed them. But it's okay, we learn to accept the things we cannot change and learn from them. I'm hoping that this would help some other girl on her journey.   This stage of your life comes with a lot of challenges. You're at what I'd like to call the "Sear...


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Category: letter from Ijay's Desk | 3 months ago 195 View (s)

Dear young girl, you are made for more!

  Two years ago, I was on National Youth Service to my dear nation. During this period, I was posted to a secondary school in one of the rural areas of Edo state. Now, this particular school does not have an English teacher prior to my arrival. This meant there was a lot of work for me to do. Because of my area of specialization, I assumed the role of their English teacher. One particul...


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Category: letter from Ijay's Desk | 10 months ago 309 View (s)

5 ways to developing an effective study group

Study groups have proven to be an effective tool in educational systems. Students do engage in it in preparation for presentations, examinations and general learning. No doubt, it is an acivity that has made impact in our educational systems. Study groups help students see things from different perspectives with regards to a topic. It also helps make concepts clearer for students that have difficu...


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Category: letter from Ijay's Desk | 10 months ago 480 View (s)

FLASH BACK SATURDAY: MY FIRST FLIGHT EXPERIENCE.

My first flight in the air was one scary experience of my life. I was travelling from Lagos back to Imo state, Nigeria in 2009. Basically, school brought me to Lagos. I came to sit for an examination after which I was to return to my base where Mom and the rest of my siblings stay. My dad was working in Lagos then. Being my first time travelling that long distance, Dad didn’t want to expo...


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Category: letter from Ijay's Desk | 1 year ago 676 View (s)

7 qualities I look out for in a friend!

My title reads 7 things I look out for in a friend; but I ask myself if these traits can be found in me before I expect same from another. So what do I do? I work on myself to ensure that these qualities can be found in me. We all know we need friends in our lives at one point or another. Show me your friend, and I will tell you who you are. The caliber of friends you have will tell t...


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