All posts by Susan du Plessis

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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13

Sep'18

Video: Só Word Disleksie Oorkom

Maddie sal nooit kan lees nie, het professioneles voorspel. Mense wat haar geëvalueer het, het gesê hulle het nog nooit tevore disleksie so ernstig soos met haar gesien nie, en dat haar ouers moet probeer om dinge te vind wat Maddie buite akademie mee suksesvol kan wees, omdat sy nooit in 'n akademiese omgewing sal aard nie.

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22

Jul'18

Study: Helicopter Parenting May Negatively Affect Children’s Emotional Well-being, Behaviour

According to new research overcontrolling parenting can negatively affect a child's ability to manage his or her emotions and behaviour.

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22

Jul'18

Study: Key Social Reward Circuit in the Brain Impaired in Autistic Kids

Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in a normal brain “pruning” process during development, according to a study by neuroscientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).

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22

Jul'18

Digital Media May Put Youth at Risk for ADHD

Teens who spend lots of time using digital devices are prone to psychiatric problems, reports a team of scientists in a new study. Children who are heavy users of digital devices are twice as likely as infrequent users to show symptoms of ADHD, the study finds.

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12

Jun'18

Sticker Books and Stickers: Available Soon at Edublox Clinics and Centres

Available soon at Edublox clinics and centres... Sticker books and stickers for the computer class. After working on Edublox Online Tutor kids can buy 'creatures' with their Educoins. Now they can also collect the stickers of these creatures!!

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11

Jun'18

Intensive Holiday Course Improves Concentration, Memory and Reading

Ask yourself… Has your child lost hope in being able to read fluently? Does he/she suffer from low self-esteem due to learning failure and/or poor school achievement? Is there a possibility that he/she may fail his/her school year? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, our intensive 10-day holiday course might be the answer for you!

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10

Jun'18

Intensiewe Vakansiekursus: Verbeter Konsentrasie, Geheue en Lees

Vra jouself …. Het my kind sy hoop om ooit vlot te kan lees verloor? Ly hy aan 'n swak selfbeeld as gevolg van leerprobleme en/of swak skoolprestasie? Is daar 'n moontlikheid dat hy hierdie jaar gaan druip? As jy "ja" geantwoord het op enige van hierdie vrae, is ons intensiewe 10-dag vakansiekursus dalk die antwoord vir jou!

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