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HOW TO SET ACADEMIC TARGETS FOR 2023.

Are you after success or are you avoiding defeat? We all know that a target is a goal, an objective, something that is to be achieved at the end of it all. The importance of setting targets can not be overstated. From a business sense, 88% of businesses that set targets achieve 75% of their targets. This is from a…

PROVEN ACADEMIC PROGRAMS TO IMPLEMENT IN 2023

If 2022 is to attaining and obtaining, 2023 is to retaining and sustaining. From the biblical sense, a school has three kinds of friends i.e Thomas, Peter and Judas Iscariot. Thomas is that friend who was there with you, running programs with you, doing common exams with you and going for academic seminars with you, but now they are telling…

10 LESSONS TO LEARN FROM KCSE 2022 RESULTS.

The school mean score is close to the mean score of English.The schools that had positive deviations in compulsory subjects improved in overall KCSE performance. The mean grade of the school is the grade with the highest number of students.Success of Sciences was in practicals while the performance of Languages was in setbooks.Kiswahili beat English performance mainly because most students…

HOW TO PASS PRACTICALS IN CHEMISTRY.

Just like other Sciences, Chemistry comes in three papers in exams. We have Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3. Paper 1 comes out of 80 marks, Paper 2 also out of 80 marks and Paper 3 is out of 40 marks. In most schools, students start doing full papers in exams when they are in form three. Paper 3…

HOW TO PASS ENGLISH IN HIGH SCHOOL.

English subject can be compared to that sibling with a master's degree hence all the family members think they have already made it in life hence do not need anybody's help. Truth be told, nobody looks down upon English but everybody overlooks the importance of English subject. If you are a Director of Studies look at the mean score of…

HOW TO PASS CHEMISTRY IN HIGH SCHOOL.

Adopt 'Evening Daycare Strategy'. This is a strategy whereby before a student goes to sleep on a specific day, they must revisit everything that the teacher taught on that specific day in that specific subject. A student should care for the day. After reading, internalizing and studying from the teacher's notes given in class more than two times, the student…

12 HOURS BEFORE KCSE.

It is 7:30PM on Thursday 1st of December 2022. It is exactly 12 hours to English Paper 1. Adrenaline, amusement, thrill, enjoyment and excitement at the same time. Here are the 12 Tactics in KCSE Exam Psychology: Laying Plans. A student needs to calculate, estimate and assess in details KCSE exam. At this point every student should be knowing by…

HOW SCHOOLS ‘CHEAT’ IN KCSE.

They say the rich are arrogant, the poor are ignorant and the middle class are confident. They also say that if it looks like a dog, walks like a dog and barks like a dog, it is a dog. Lion is king, gazelle is shy, hyena is hated and warthog is ugly. Did you know that when united, hyenas can…

TOP 10 THINGS PARENTS SHOULD TEACH THEIR TEENAGERS THIS HOLIDAY.

How to handle rejections.How to manage expectations.How to make correct decisions. How to manage personal finances.How and when to say NO.How to maintain personal hygiene. How to network without creating unnecessary attachments. How to socialise without being pushy. How to say sorry even if the mistake is not yours. How to smile even when disappointed. By Sam VIDAMBU. Vidambu is…

THE TOP 20 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN 8:4:4 AND CBC.

8:4:4 is teacher centered while CBC is student centered..8:4:4 focuses on questions and answers while CBC focuses on questions and processes.8:4:4 focuses on employment of information memorised while CBC insists on deployment of experiences gained.8:4:4 is about content retention while CBC is about skills application. 8:4:4 has classes while CBC has grades. 8:4:4 has subjects while CBC has learning areas.8:4:4…

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