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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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15

Mar'19

Meet the Owner: Danike Aucamp, Edublox Riversdale

In 2018, Edublox added a Centre offering to our list of services — a streamlined Edublox franchise best suited to smaller towns. This compact version of our clinics enables Edublox to extend reading and learning help to even more children across South Africa, many of which live too far from existing clinics to make a bi-weekly commute. For the Meet the Owner feature, we caught up with some of our centre owners about their experience so far…

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15

Mar'19

Meet Jeni Durand-Canton, Educational Practitioner at Edublox Kempton Park

Jeni Durand-Canton, the new owner of Edublox Kempton Park, started out on a personal journey when she joined Edublox as a tutor in 2017. A recent Bachelor of Psychology Honours graduate from the Pearson Institute of Higher Education at the time,...

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20

Feb'19

Brain’s Primitive Sensory Region Also Participates in Sophisticated Learning

Columbia neuroscientists have revealed that a simple brain region, known for processing basic sensory information, can also guide complex feats of mental activity. The new study involving mice demonstrated that cells in the somatosensory cortex, the brain area responsible for touch, also play a key role in reward learning, the sophisticated type of learning that allows the brain to associate an action with a pleasurable outcome.

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24

Jan'19

Edublox Annual Client Survey Results 2018

For the last nine years, Edublox has conducted an annual online client survey to help us measure our performance as a business and the quality and results of our educational programmes. One of the key questions that we ask each year is whether a child’s academic performance improved at school – and from each year’s results we are able to make valuable decisions to help us improve our customer experience.

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14

Jan'19

Study: Cognitive Skills and their Impact on Academic Achievement

Edublox Online Tutor provides a free online assessment to measure a number of cognitive skills, specifically visual sequential memory, auditory memory, iconic memory and logical reasoning. Sixty-four Grade 2 students of an inner-city school in Pretoria took the test after which their test scores were correlated with their academic grades using the Pearson Correlation.

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13

Jan'19

Video: Só Word Disleksie Oorkom

Maddie sal nooit kan lees nie, het professioneles voorspel. Mense wat haar geëvalueer het, het gesê hulle het nog nooit tevore disleksie so ernstig soos met haar gesien nie, en dat haar ouers moet probeer om dinge te vind wat Maddie buite akademie mee suksesvol kan wees, omdat sy nooit in 'n akademiese omgewing sal aard nie.

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29

Nov'18

Announcement: Learner of the Year Winners 2018

The Edublox Learner of the Year competition is an annual event that seeks to award the learners who have achieved remarkable results in terms of their academic performance and personal growth. We are proud to announce the Learner of the Year Top 12 Winners for 2018.

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02

Nov'18

Research Project on Auditory Memory: The Overlooked Learning Skill Deficiency

Sixty-four Grade 2 students were randomly divided into three groups: the first group completed 28 hours of Edublox's Development Tutor over three weeks; a second group was exposed to standard computer games, while a third group continued with schoolwork...

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29

Oct'18

‘Have you Heard?’ Edublox Represents at Prestigious Paediatric Conference

A trio of Edublox franchisees in the Western Cape region recently exhibited at the coveted ‘Have you Heard or Can’t you Read?’ conference series, which aims to explore the two critical skills of listening and literacy as the foundation for learning.

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15

Oct'18

16 Facts About Dyslexia

Where does the term dyslexia come from? How common is the problem? Is dyslexia tied to IQ? Does the dyslexic’s brain differ from the normal reader’s brain? Was Albert Einstein dyslexic?

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