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All posts by Henk du Plessis

05

May'21

Brain Teasers: Count the Squares and Triangles

A brain teaser is a type of riddle that makes one think outside the box. Some brain teasers are easy, some are a little harder, and some can make you ponder for a while. Often, when you finally hear the answer, you feel ignorant or silly, because it should have been obvious to you. However, brain teasers are fun for young and old.

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04

May'21

What to Do When You Can’t Remember

What do you do when you can’t remember a word? It’s right on the tip of your tongue but you can’t quite recall it no matter how hard you try. This can be a frustrating experience for anyone, particularly if you’re talking to someone important and you need to convey important information.

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03

May'21

Ten Steps to Writing a Good Research Paper

To write a good research paper, you must be specific about your topic, know what you want to say, and say it effectively. Following these ten steps will help you write a good research paper.

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11

Aug'17

Quotes on Parenthood

Your first breath took ours away... Pardon the mess, my children are making memories... There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved... The best things in life are not things...

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11

Mar'17

10 Logical Thinking Quizzes and Answers

Here are ten logical thinking quizzes with answers to guarantee some quality familiy fun! Teaching your kids to think logically is important as it encouages them to think for themselves, to question hypotheses, to develop alternative hypotheses, and to test those hypotheses against known facts.

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28

Feb'17

Vra vir Susan: Roetine, Roetine, Roetine

Hulle is nou 6 jaar oud en in Graad 1 en dit word nou ’n nóg groter probleem, want soggens moet hulle 07:15 in die kar wees anders is hulle laat vir skool. My middae is ’n nagmerrie en teen vroegaand is ek uitgemergel. Wat doen ek om hierdie twee in ’n roetine te kry sodat dinge normaal kan verloop?

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25

Feb'17

Spelling Problems in Children: Question and Answer

My son, who is 10, has a problem with spelling. He reads very well, and is very creative in his writings, however, he spells words as they sound to him. Why is this? Should I be concerned? Does proper spelling still matter?

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20

Feb'17

Watch! Edublox Dubai (Video in Arabic)

The Edublox Dubai clinic is situated in the cosmopolitan Jumeirah Lake Towers district of Dubai. Former English teacher and franchisee of the Dubai clinic, Majd Atassi noticed a gap in the market for educational intervention programmes...

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15

Feb'17

When Choosing Your Next Move, Your Brain Is Always Ready for Plan B

Whether we're navigating a route to work or browsing produce at the grocery store, our brains are constantly making decisions about movement: Should I cross the street now or at the intersection? Should I reach for the red apple or the green apple? When you're presented with two options, your brain's motor neurons prep for both possibilities before you've decided which action to take...

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15

Feb'17

Brain Study: Motor Cortex Contributes to Word Comprehension

New research suggest that language-specialised brain areas work in constant interaction with areas known to support other cognitive processes, such as perception and action.

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