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Word Ladders: Solve the Puzzle Step by Step

The challenge of Word Ladders is to transform one word into another by changing one letter to make a new valid word at each step. For example, in four steps, change the word name to tank. The answer will be: name > same > sane > sank > tank

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Dyseidetic versus Dysphonetic Dyslexia

The prominent characteristic of dyseidetic dyslexia, also called visual dyslexia, is the inability to revisualise the gestalt of the word. Dysphonetic dyslexia, on the other hand, is associated with auditory-processing difficulties.

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Understanding Reading Problems in Children

How does one identify a reading problem? How many children have reading problems? What causes reading problems? You say poor cognitive skills are responsible for reading problems. What cognitive skills are you referring to? My child reads well yet lacks comprehension. Why? What can parents do to help their children? How can Edublox help?

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Beyond Learning Styles – Strengthening Learning Weaknesses

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again… there are three basic learning styles: Visual learners learn best by seeing information (graphs, maps, and pictures), auditory learners learn best by hearing (speeches, lectures, recordings) and kinaesthetic learners learn by doing (or touching, or manipulating materials).

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Dyslexia: Symptoms, Signs, Causes and a Solution

What is dyslexia? What are the symptoms and signs of this learning disorder? What are the causes, and is there a solution? Edublox investigates.

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Disleksie: Kenmerke, Tipes, Oorsake en Hulp

Wat is disleksie? Is omkerings die enigste kenmerk van disleksie? Hoe lyk disleksie? Hoeveel mense het disleksie? Wat is die emosionele impak van disleksie? Is disleksie ongeneeslik? Wat veroorsaak disleksie? Is disleksie dan nie oorerflik nie? Het Einstein disleksie gehad?

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Cognitive Functioning Determines Success on Social, Educational, Economic and Marital Front

Cognitive functions are mental processes that help us gather and process information and encompass functions such as focused and divided attention, visual and spatial processing, visual and auditory short-term and long-term memory, reasoning, and language and reading skills. Research has demonstrated a link between cognitive functioning and social functioning, educational performance, economic status, and commitment to marriage.

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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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Ways to Treat and Beat ADHD

Does your child have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Thousands of children are diagnosed every year and with this diagnosis comes a tough decision for parents to consider the right avenue of treatment.

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Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 5)

No one can ever prepare a parent for two things: the immeasurable love that comes with having a child; and the sorrow and confusion that comes when your child appears to learn in a different way from other children. Knowing that literacy is key to success in both school and employment settings and society at large, can fill a parent with fear.

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