A ‘regular guy’ with an extraordinary vision.
Akinno, a Nigerian musician & former student of the Tomaro Secondary Schools, dropped his new EP here. Check it out; we are hoping to collaborate with him on a song for our doc. From Naijawhisper.com.ng: Akinno has come back again with a 5 track EP The EP is titled “Different Sounds That Valid (D.S.T.V)” and featuresContinue reading “Akinno’s New EP: “Different Sounds That Valid (D.S.T.V)””
Opinion writer, Manjoo, suggests Amazon customers should email Bezos. Here’s mine; feel free to copy or change it in your own email. It’s a small thing, but maybe we can flood his email with requests. Hi, Jeff, My partner has had an Amazon membership for years & I’ve considered convincing them to cancel it. Admittedly,Continue reading “Hey, Jeff”
Your thoughts on the draft of our logo? The website is under construction! The Post-Assessment: Teaching was always a challenge. Then came 2020: a pandemic, political implosions, and a reckoning with systematic racism. Here, two seasoned teachers invite colleagues to tell us like it is – and what they envision it could be. See our FBContinue reading “Post-Assessment Logo”
Rashon & I just launched our teacher vlog project: The Post-Assessment. What: The education before the pandemic did not serve many students well. Let’s start a conversation on what works and what doesn’t. Send us video (or audio) of you sharing your experiences and ideas. Our first prompt asks for teachers to tell how andContinue reading “Education Reform Vlog: LAUNCHED!”
We are finally, officially in post-production for a short film on Tomaro. Our editor is delivering the 2nd cut this week and am really excited to continue the process. And, we will be really excited for our premiere (TBD). In the meantime, here is a screenshot from the first cut.
We are excited to announce that our new trailer is ready and will be available to our collaborators and supporters this weekend! Additionally, we have renamed our film; Tomaro: Knowledge is Power to honor the Tomaro Secondary Schools’ alma mater, “Knowledge is Power.”
We are grateful that Dr. Chima Korieh of Marquette University shared the last day of his Thanksgiving holiday to interview with us for the film. As a professor and author of West African studies, he provided us with a strong historical context on education in Nigeria and a vision for greater success. Dr. Korieh andContinue reading “Interview with Nigerian Historian, Dr. Korieh”
Thank you, Ryan McCarthy, he joined our team as our editor; with his dedication and that of the rest of the crew; we are near the final cut of our 9 minute sizzler.
We are fortunate to have a talented editor join our team and we are moving forward with a fresh new 5-minute teaser; we can’t wait for our supporters to see it! Also, we just filmed a new interview with Dena and are planning an interview with a professor of Nigerian studies that will help giveContinue reading “Fresh Cuts, Fresh Interviews”