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By Edublox

19

Apr'17

Edublox Explained in a Nutshell

Learning is like building a house. The first step is to lay a foundation. Unless there is a strong and solid foundation, cracks will soon appear in the walls, and with no foundation, the walls will collapse. In the same way one needs to lay a proper foundation before it becomes possible for a child to benefit from a course in reading, writing and arithmetic...

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14

Jun'17

The Importance of Spelling and Handwriting in a Digital Age

It's a fair question for parents to consider: Why should my child learn to master the skills of spelling and handwriting in a world governed by spell checkers and keyboards? Isn't the mere notion of teaching these skills as archaic as attempting to master trigonometry without the use of a scientific calculator?

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13

Jun'17

SA Laaste in die Wêreld met Wiskunde, Wetenskap en Lees

Ons het nie statistieke van voor 1995 nie, maar sedert 1995 is SA laaste in die wêreld met wiskunde, wetenskap en lees. Daar is twee internasionale geletterdheidstudies wat elke paar jaar gedoen word, en waaraan Suid-Afrika deelneem. Die eerste een is TIMSS, wat elke vier jaar gr. 4- en gr. 8-leerders se syfergeletterdheid, sowel as hulle wetenskaplike vermoëns en kennis evalueer. Die tweede is die PIRLS, wat elke vyf jaar die leesprestasie van gr. 4-leerders meet...

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10

Jun'17

Leer Afrikaans: Verkleinwoorde

In die meeste tale word 'n verkleiningsvorm gevorm deur 'n agtervoegsel en/of 'n ekstra verbuiging van die oorspronklike woord. In Afrikaans word die agtervoegsels -tjie, -jie, -pie, -kie en -ie saam met 'n paar verboë vorms gebruik.

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10

Jun'17

Amazingly Flexible: Learning to Read in Your 30s Profoundly Transforms the Brain

New research shows that when adults learns to read for the first time, the changes that occur in their brain are not limited to the outer layer of the brain, the cortex, but extends to deep brain structures in the thalamus and the brainstem. This was observed in illiterate Indian women who learned how to read and write for six months.

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30

May'17

Leer Afrikaans: Trappe van Vergelyking

Die stellende trap is die gewone vorm van die byvoeglike naamwoord, byvoorbeeld mooi en gewoon. Die vergrotende trap (ook vergelykende trap of die komparatief genoem) word gevorm deur -er agteraan die woord te voeg, of met die word meer, byvoorbeeld, mooier en meer ongewoon.

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29

May'17

Leer Afrikaans: Intensiewe Vorme

Intensiewe vorme is byvoeglike naamwoorde in die versterkende graad en word dus gebruik om 'n byvoeglike naamwoord te versterk. 'n Voorbeeld hiervan is brandarm, wat baie arm beteken. In Afrikaans skryf ons intensiewe vorme altyd vas (as een woord), behalwe by wawyd oop, nugter wakker en blakend gesond....

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25

May'17

Criss-Cross Puzzle for Teenagers and Adults

This criss-cross puzzle will be enjoyed by teenagers and adults. Click on the puzzle to print. Then write the list of words into the grid, crossword style. Scroll down for the solution.

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25

May'17

Learner Scores 5/5 for Reading Skills When He Cannot Read

How does a learner score 5/5 (80%-100%) for reading skills at the end of Grade 2 if he cannot read? We don't know, but it happens, and more often than you think. Watch a learner's remarkable progress in just 9 days since joining Edublox for a new 2-month intensive programme that combines reading lessons and our new online program, Edublox Online Tutor.

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25

May'17

Sukkel Jou Kind met Lees en Leer?

Het jou kind die vermoë om akademies uit te blink, maar bereik steeds nie sy volle potensiaal nie? Sukkel jou kind om te konsentreer, beplan en organiseer? Het hy 'n swak geheue? Dalk is lees vir hom ‘n probleem? Sukkel hy om tussen b en d te onderskei? Lees hy stadig en hakkelrig, of sukkel hy om te verstaan wat hy lees?...

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24

May'17

Video Goes Viral: “A Normal Day”

Vlogger Esther Anderson created “A Normal Day,” a video that shows a mom’s exhausting day with her two young children from both her perspective and her daughter’s perspective. While the mom is worn out trying to keep it together with a crying infant and messy toddler, her daughter’s memories show something really special.

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