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By Edublox

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

Logiese Denke Oefening (Antwoorde Ingesluit)

Die verband tussen logiese denke en lees is lank reeds in die literatuur bevestig. Daar word gesê “daar is nie lees sonder redeneer nie” en daar word selfs gesê “lees is redeneer”. Behalwe dat logiese denke belangrik is vir leesbegrip bestaan duidelike bewys daarvoor dat spesifieke opleiding in logiese denke mense “slimmer” maak.

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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

Leer Afrikaans: Vergelykings

'n Vergelyking is 'n vorm van beeldspraak wat die eksplisiete ooreenkoms tussen die onderwerp en iets totaal anders noem. Dit word gevorm met die woord "soos" of "as".

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30

Sep'19

South African Study Finds Link Between Low Language Ability and Poor Mental Health

Researchers studied language ability and outcomes for 200 13-year-olds in Khayelitsha, a semi-urban, impoverished township outside Cape Town. The study found clear evidence for a link between low language ability and depression in young people.

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30

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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28

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

Leer Afrikaans: Versamelname

'n Versamelnaam of versamelwoord is ’n selfstandige naamwoord wat ’n versameling dinge van dieselfde soort aandui. Hoewel versamelname na 'n versameling of groepering verwys, is hulle almal enkelvoude.

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