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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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24

Apr'19

Teach Your Child To Love Books

This article shows parents how to instil a passion for books in their child. It includes advice on reading books with young children and how to encourage an older child to love books. There are tips on providing books without spending much.

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11

Apr'19

Meet Suegnet Oberholster, Educational Practitioner at Edublox Wierda Park

Suegnet Oberholster has spent the past decade applying the knowledge and skills she acquired during her studies towards a B-Com Communication Management degree in the medical industry. Although a seemingly unrelated field, this allowed her to live out her passion for people, business and marketing.

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11

Apr'19

Study: Listening to Music ‘Significantly Impairs’ Creativity

The popular view that music enhances creativity has been challenged by researchers who say it has the opposite effect. Researchers suggest this may be because music disrupts verbal working memory.

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10

Apr'19

Dyslexia: Symptoms, Causes and Solution

The extreme viewpoints about dyslexia make it difficult for parents to know how to best help their child. On the one side of the debate there is the group which believe dyslexia is a condition that cannot be cured, but endured and on the other extreme there are those who say diagnosis of dyslexia is a complete waste of time.

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07

Apr'19

Criss-Cross Crossword 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. The solution is provided below (don't spoil the fun by checking!).

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07

Apr'19

Five Ways to Help Your Child’s Language Development

Language development is essential for reading and communication skills later in life. Parents are the main influencers of language in early childhood. This article shares five ways for parents to boost their child’s language development every day.

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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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08

Mar'19

Disleksie: Van Simptome tot Oorsake tot Oplossing

Die wetenskap van neuroplastisiteit bewys dat die brein wel kan verander. Wat dikwels as disleksie voorkom, is ʼn gebrek aan sekere kognitiewe vaardighede. Indien hierdie kognitiewe vaardighede geoefen word, kan ʼn leesprobleem iets van die verlede wees.

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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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