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All posts by Susan du Plessis

05

May'21

Why Visual Memory Matters

Visual memory involves the ability to store and retrieve previously experienced visual sensations and perceptions when the stimuli that originally evoked them are no longer present. Various researchers have stated that as much as eighty percent of all learning takes place through the eye with visual memory existing as a crucial aspect of learning.

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04

May'21

14 Facts and Myths 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?

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01

Mar'21

Video: Closing the Gap – “Matthew Effect” in Learning Disabilities

You've heard the saying "the rich get richer and the poor get poorer". The same is true for learning – those with learning difficulties face a growing academic achievement gap when compared to other learners. This is known as the Matthew Effect and is the subject of the next episode in our Short Video Series.

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25

Oct'20

Video: Dyslexia Help and Treatment

A concerned mom writes: “My son has just been diagnosed with dyslexia. It runs in our family – my husband has the same, and so did his father. Because my husband has experienced first-hand the anxiety, low self-esteem and academic mayhem this reading disorder can cause, we want the best help for our son. How can Edublox assist?”

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23

Oct'20

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

Imaging 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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18

Oct'20

20 Feite Wat Jy Moet Weet Oor Disleksie

Om letters om te ruil, die volgorde van letters in 'n woord te vergeet of om soms van regs na links te lees – disleksie kan 'n frustrerende, en vir baie lyers vernederende uitdaging in ons wêreld van tegnologies gevorderde kommunikasie wees.

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26

Apr'20

Webinaar: Om Kinders te Leer Lees IS Vuurpylwetenskap

Die Afrikaanse Grondslagfasevereniging het, in samewerking met Edublox, op Donderdag, 23 April 2020 'n webinaar aangebied vir grondslagfase juffrouens. Die onderwerp was die leerbeginsels wat leer lees onderlê, en 'n leesprogram is voorgestel wat nie net op van hierdie beginsels gebaseer is nie, maar ook belyn is met die KABV (CAPS) se vereistes.

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25

Apr'20

Edublox Academic Support Videos: Grade 4-7 — Pronouns

This video is about pronouns, and is aimed at English HL and FAL learners in Grade 4 to 7.

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25

Apr'20

Edublox Academic Support Videos: Grade 6-7 — History Terms and Concepts

This history lesson explains important terms and concepts that learners in Grade 6 and 7 should know: history; AD, BC; decade, century, millennium; archaeology; civilization; and empire.

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25

Apr'20

Edublox Academic Support Videos: Grade 6 — Marco Polo

This history lesson tells the story of Marco Polo and is aimed at learners in Grade 6.

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