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By Edublox

17

Jun'21

High Frequency Words

Research has shown that reading skill improves with the growth of a reader’s sight word vocabulary. These are words that a reader instantly knows without having to decode or figure out the words. A good starting point would be to teach them to instantly recognise the high frequency words.

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14

Jun'21

Meet Leona Vernooy, Owner at Edublox Wellington

Leona has always had a passion for working with children and knew from a very young age that she wanted to do it for a living. After completing her B.Ed. degree at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Wellington Campus, she worked as a teacher at a primary school for a few years....

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11

Jun'21

Meet Ronelle Joubert, Owner at Edublox Hoedspruit

Ronelle has a postgraduate diploma in functional therapy and coaching, as well as a master's in play therapy. She has been operating her Edublox centre since 2019 as part of her professional therapeutic coaching centre in Hoedspruit

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02

Jun'21

What Is Dysphonetic Dyslexia?

Children whose reading difficulties relate to auditory-processing weaknesses have been called auditory dyslexics or dysphonetic dyslexics. They tend to have good visual processing skills, but have difficulty remembering letter sounds, analysing the individual sounds in words, and blending sounds into words.

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25

May'21

Meet Marina Wilters, Practitioner at Edublox Potchefstroom

Marina holds a B.Ed Honours (Educational Psychology) degree and is trained as an Integrated Learning Therapy Practitioner; she is a member of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa (AMESA) as well as...

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14

May'21

Video: Building Your Child’s “House of Learning”

Imagine building a house. There are walls and windows, a roof and a front door. But without a strong foundation, the entire structure can collapse. At Edublox, we like to compare the learning process to that of building a house...

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10

May'21

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 that believes dyslexia is a condition that cannot be cured, but endured and on the other extreme there are those who say diagnoses of dyslexia is a complete waste of time.

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10

May'21

Leer Afrikaans: Persoonsname (120+ Voorbeelde Ingesluit)

'n Persoonsnaam is 'n afgeleide selfstandige naamwoord wat 'n persoon aandui, bv. werker, kunstenaar, Parysenaar, Paarliet, ens. Hier volg 'n lys persoonsname, van a tot z.

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06

May'21

Study: What Eye Movements of Those with Dyslexia Reveal

Researchers have long noted that readers with dyslexia employ eye movements that are significantly different from non-dyslexics. While these movements have been studied in small sample sizes in the past, a paper written by Concordia researchers and published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports looks at a much larger group.

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05

May'21

What Is Cognitive Development?

Cognitive development focuses on how children learn and process information. It is the development of the thinking and organising systems of the mind. It involves language, mental imagery, thinking, reasoning, problem solving, and memory development.

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