CONTENT RETENTION STRATEGIES FOR STUDENTS.

Visit any department in any high school during period when teachers are busy marking. From different angles, what you will hear is this, 'I taught my students this simple concept one week before exams, but all I can see now is blank spaces.' Leaving blank space in exams is an academic indiscipline. Students leave blank spaces in exams because of…

WHAT NEXT AFTER KCSE?

Well, in 8:4:4, the first 8 and the second 4 are surely done. What next after KCSE? Congratulations. You joined form one as a little 14 year old naive young pupil, you have gone through high school metamorphosis and now finished as a senior teenager with 18 years on your name. It is not easy. The early mornings, the late…

HOW TO BUILD NETWORKS AND CONNECTIONS.

Have you ever realised that in your contact list there is always that number that you will never delete despite the fact that you never talk to that person? If you earn a salary of 30k a month try keeping around people who earn a salary of 30k a day and then see the transformation in your financial position. The…

AM SORRY, I WAS WRONG.

Please forgive me. I am sorry. I was wrong. I was mean, I was self-centered, I did not treat you right. My body says am okay, my brain says am fine but my heart says am broken. You taught me that not all kisses lead to the bedroom, some lead to more kisses. I hate seeing you online yet we…

DEAR MAMA.

Mama, I hope this message finds you well. Mama, am sorry I could not become a medical doctor like you wanted, but I became a healer of broken and afflicted souls. Mama, I don't like seeing you struggle. Maaa, the little I get is the little I also share with you back at home. Mama, dad told me to keep…

THE SIX MONTHS CLASS ~ KCSE IN DECEMBER 2022.

They joined high school in January 2019. They were ready for high school life. They were anxious for the next step of their academic life. In some schools, boys would no longer wear shorts but trousers. In others, girls had dropped dresses for skirts. As usual, many of them expected to spend four academic years in high school. To a…

TEARS AND JOYS OF BEING IN LOVE.

I tried. I tried my best. I tried my best to keep you. How can I be so unreasonable? Was I wrong? I don't know why they call it heartbreak because my whole body is broken. Broken into small tiny pieces. I just came here to cry, it's a nice feeling to slowly feel the warmth of my tears. The…

THE CHIEF PRINCIPAL, THE SENIOR CITIZEN.

My father is now a Senior Citizen. This is after many years of being a high school Principal. Having gathered his many accolades from TOYA to POYA over the years, he taught me alot of important things about teaching profession. He has always advised me to look at teaching as a proffesion, not as a career nor employment opportunity. He…

THE SIX MONTHS CLASS ~ KCSE IN DECEMBER 2022.

They joined high school in January 2019. They were ready for high school life. They were anxious for the next step of their academic life. In some schools, boys would no longer wear shorts but trousers. In others, girls had dropped dresses for skirts. As usual, many of them expected to spend four academic years in high school. To a…

HOW STUDENTS SHOULD SPEND THE 50 DAYS HOLIDAY.

54 days. Yes, 54 days. That is the duration that high school students will be at home for the March~April holiday this year. They have closed on Wednesday 2nd of March 2022 and the gates will be opened on Tuesday 26th April 2022. 54 days is not a short duration of time. The stakes are too high, the times are…