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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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Nov'19

Edublox Helps Pave the Way to Monnapule’s Future Success

Monnapule Jansen is the beneficiary of a medical intervention through Cricket South Africa’s Player Performance Plan, where the 13-year-old received funding for a life-changing ear operation earlier this year. Today, the talented all-rounder has a degree of improved hearing and is now receiving an educational intervention at Edublox Kimberley.

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22

Nov'19

Announcement: Learner of the Year Winners 2019

The Edublox Learner of the Year competition awards learners who have achieved remarkable results in terms of their academic performance and personal growth over the course of the academic year.

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19

Nov'19

People Who Cannot Read May Be Three Times As Likely To Develop Dementia

New research has found that people who are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write, may have nearly three times greater risk of developing dementia than people who can read and write.

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Oct'19

5 Facts About Dyslexia You Haven’t Heard a Thousand Times Before

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, and many educational providers share helpful and relevant information on this common problem (including Edublox!). We take a look at a few lesser known facts about dyslexia to add to the wealth of knowledge available on the subject.

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Oct'19

Fact of Fiction? Letter Reversals or Mirror Writing Are the Main Sign of Dyslexia

When learning to read, children may mistake certain letters for other similar ones, especially those that can be reversed or appear the same when seen in a mirror. The child may read “dog” as “bog” or look at the written word “was” and read it as “saw”.

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06

Oct'19

Fact of Fiction? Dyslexia Is Caused by a Phonological Deficit

Since the beginning of the twentieth century, dyslexia research has been dominated by a search for the Holy Grail: the single cognitive deficit that is necessary and sufficient to cause all behavioural characteristics of dyslexia. Until the 1950s, the belief was that dyslexia is attributable to visual processing problems.

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06

Oct'19

Fact or Fiction? Dyslexia Is a Myth

Extreme viewpoints exist about dyslexia, which makes it difficult for parents to know how to best help their child. On the one side there is the group who believe dyslexia is a condition that cannot be cured but endured. On the other extreme there are those who say diagnoses of dyslexia are a complete waste of time — and even that dyslexia is a myth.

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Sep'19

Edublox Strengthens Relationship with Professional Minds Through Sponsorships

In 2019, Edublox sponsored a series of conferences organised by Professional Minds, an organisation that is dedicated to enabling Allied HealthCare Practitioners and parents keep abreast of world trends and standards around paediatric and learning-related topics.

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Sep'19

Edublox Joins Hands with EQ4Kids

Edublox specialised reading, maths and learning services and EQ4Kids, an emotional intelligence development franchise business, is forming a strategic partnership to help promote children’s holistic academic and emotional well-being.

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29

Aug'19

Rich Home Learning Environment in Early Years Boosts Maths Scores at Age 12

The positive effects of a rich home learning environment during a child's early years continue into adolescence and help improve test scores later in life, according to a new study published in School Effectiveness and School Improvement.

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