Events

All About Book Summer 2017!

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It rained and poured on the first day we were to start the book summer programme yet it was as though the rain was sent to colour the event. It was indeed a great way to start. The programme started with a welcome address from the founder of Treasured Thoughts Academy and Miss Glory Maduagwu, […]

Events

Book Summer! A Summer with a Difference.

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It’s Happening Soon! Well, I am very pleased to announce our first book summer programme coming up in July. The Programme is geared towards fostering the love for reading in the hearts of young people though we are restricting this to those within the ages of 13-16 for the sake of uniformity and focus. The […]

Reading

A Little Push on the Inside.

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People are motivated by a lot of things. Some are motivated by people around them or situations and some are motivated from the inside. Theirs is more intrinsic than it is extrinsic. I have counselled some people on how reading can change their lives and what I see is an immediate response to be better […]

Reading

Getting Your Child to Love Reading.

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There is no parent who doesn’t want the best for his/her child. The world is so competitive that there is a constant desire that our children are able to meet intellectual demands of school and the society generally. I am writing this because in the past months a lot of parents have been asking me […]

Language/Vocabulary/Writing

Killing You Softly…

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Yolo! BTW! LOL! LWKMD! LMAO! ASAP! IDK! SMH! These are the new additions to the English Language and is increasingly becoming popularly used especially among young people. We cannot completely rule them out as not important in language use. Slangs are used especially within social circles and add spice and colour to social communications. There […]

Events

Time Out with Treasured Thoughts Kids.

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Christmas is in the air and we decided to have a little fun especially since it would be the last club meeting for the year. We decided to relax and reward ourselves and it was fun. We had a get together where we said what we liked about ourselves and what we liked about each […]

Reading

Our Children Perish For Lack of Information.

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It is very common to introduce children or upcoming readers to fiction as a base for building appetite for reading and this is very good. Fiction has a lot of benefits especially when it comes to improving creativity and imagination. However, along the line I have noticed that as many proceed to higher levels of […]