There is a teacher from Kumasi, Ghana who is currently the talk of Twitter right now. He started trending, or rather a picture of him drawing a diagram of Microsoft World program on a chalkboard (blackboard), went viral.
The teacher, identified by Quartz Africa as Richard Appiah Akoto says, “I love my students so have to do what will make them understand what [I] am teaching.”
The school where Mr. Akoto teaches did not have not even a single computer since 2011, but the teenage students are required to sit for an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) exam to progress to high school.
This teacher reminds me of a school, in Kano, where we found out (must have been around 2005) that students were introduced to the computer keyboard through photocopies of actual keyboards. Yes, they did ASDF ;LKJ on paper! Some teachers bend the “IM” out of impossible, really.
— ‘Gbénga Sèsan (@gbengasesan) February 26, 2018
The level of dedication shown by Mr. Akoto goes beyond love for a paycheck at the end of the month. It shows genuine concern and a desire to impact …read more