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By Edublox

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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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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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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15

Sep'18

Lees Jou Kind Vlot Maar Sonder Begrip?

Wanneer ‘n kind vlot kan lees word daar sommer net aangeneem dat sy begrip ook goed is, maar tussen drie en tien persent van daardie kinders verstaan meeste van die tyd nie wat hulle lees nie.

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13

Sep'18

Teaching Reading IS Rocket Science

Contrary to the popular theory that learning to read is natural and easy, learning to read is a complex linguistic achievement," Dr Louisa Moats writes in her booklet Teaching Reading IS Rocket Science. "For many children, it requires effort and incremental skill development."

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