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László Polgár is a Hungarian psychologist who believes that “genius is made not born.” He decided to test his theory by running an experiment to raise his three daughters to be geniuses. They didn’t go to school. When she was four years old, his eldest daughter discovered a chess board in the house, and László began to teach her. Within 6 months, she was winning against adults. After a year, she beat her father. All three daughters became chess prodigies, traveling to international championships. One was the best female chess player in the world and another took second place. Through László Polgár’s experiment we learn that all children have great potential if only we invest in them.

  • "It is very important that the child likes what they are doing; only then will it be possible to inspire a long period of fruitful labor."
  The fact that I did not send my daughters to school is, of course, connected to the fact that I hold an unfavorable opinion of it. I criticize contemporary schools because they do not educate for life, they equalize everyone to a very low level, and in addition, they do not tolerate the talented and those who diverge from the average.
  Let us take this step by step, and start with your first remark: schools do not educate for life. Is the old Latin saying “One learns not for the sake of school, but of life” pointless?
  Contemporary schools are separate from real life in that they function sort of as laboratories. There is no link with domestic or political or local public life or the everyday cares of living one’s life on the one hand, and school on the other.
  My daughters, who have never visited a school, grew up much more in the context of real life. Contemporary schools do not promote a love of learning. They do not inspire to great achievements; they raise neither autonomous people nor communally-oriented ones...
  The teacher cannot “tailor” the study material for most of the students’ individual needs. So, they cannot make each child work to their potential. Too often they must make the whole class mechanically repeat more or less identical tasks.”
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Karibuni wote! Rasilimali bure (Free Resources)

Vitabu (books): 
  1. Arduino Projects Book
  2. Intro to Arduino 

Youtube Playlists:
Programming kwa Kiswahili (Swahili Coding Lessons)
Arduino kwa Kiswahili (Arduino explainers and projects in Swahili)
Ewaste Recycling and Salvaging
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Asanteni kwa vijana, wazee, walimu na wanafunzi wote walioshiriki kwenye Maadhimisho ya Kwanza ya Siku ya Kiswahili Duniani yalioyofanyika katika Elimu Yetu, jijini Arusha. Tuendelee kuwasiliana! Jiunge nasi leo ->

Je ulijifunza nini Siku ya Kiswahili? Toeni maoni

Thank you to all the youth, elders, teachers and students who participated in celebrating the first ever World Swahili Day at Elimu Yetu in Arusha, Tanzania. Let's stay in touch! Join today ->

What did you learn on Swahili Day? Leave your comments below

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Tunawakaribisha sana leo Saba Saba tusherehekee pamoja kwa mara ya kwanza SIKU YA KISWAHILI DUNIANI. Wazee, walimu na vijana tufundishane kuhusu historia na mustakabali wa lugha ya Kiswahili. Elimu Yetu kutakuwa mashindano, mafunzo, burudani na zaidi. Changia vitabu vya Kiswahili kwa maktaba yetu!
     -> Pakua vitabu vya Kiswahili Mtandaoni
     -> Vitabu kuhusu Tanzania
     -> Vitabu kuhusu Afrika
Leo Saba Saba tunasherehekea miaka 68 tangu Mwalimu Nyerere alipoanzisha chama cha TANU kupigania uhuru. Tanzania ilikuwaje mwaka 1954? Jisomee ->

We welcome everyone to celebrate the first ever WORLD SWAHILI DAY with us! Elders, mentors and youth at Elimu Yetu teach each other, and discuss the history and future of the Swahili language. Workshops, contests, entertainment and more. Please donate your Swahili books to our library!
     -> Teach yourself Swahili
     -> Download Swahili books online
     -> Find a Swahili Mentor
     -> Books about Tanzania
     -> Books about Africa
Today we celebrate 68 years since Julius Nyerere founded the Tanganyika African National Union to advocate for independence. What was Tanzania like in 1954? Read for yourself ->

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