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All posts by Susan du Plessis

20

Aug'19

Three Cognitive Skills that Matter for Academic Achievement

This paper was presented virtually at the EduLearn19 International Conference on New Learning Technologies in Palma, Spain. The study confirms the importance of strong cognitive skills for academic achievement; the cognitive skill with the strongest correlation was auditory short-term memory.

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28

Jul'19

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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21

Jun'19

Studiewenke: Haal die Angel Uit Eksamenskryf met Hierdie Nege Studiewenke

Daar is min woorde wat leerders en hul ouers se bloed so vinnig in yswater laat verander soos die woord ‘eksamen’. Goeie studiegewoontes kan egter die eksamenvrees in eksamenvreugde verander. Hier is nege studiewenke, verskaf deur Hannelie Brönner van die Edublox-tak in Durbanville, wat sal help om die angel uit eksamenskryf uit te haal.

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17

Jun'19

4 Common Brain Myths Set Straight

If you assumed that any of the above neuromyths were true, you are not alone. According to research done by Macdonald et al. the general public believe 68 percent of common neuromyths, educators endorse 56 percent, and even respondents with neuroscience training believe 46 percent.

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30

May'19

Studiegroepe 1 2

Hierdie artikel oor studiegroepe, en hoe om 'n vraestel te beantwoord, waarin Edublox-kundiges aangehaal word, het verskyn in Beeld op 30 Mei 2019.

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30

May'19

Volg dié Riglyne vir Voorbereiding

Matrikulante oor die land heen het nog net ’n paar hekkies oor voordat hulle die eindeksamen aflê wat gewoonlik in Oktober begin. Ons het met ’n paar kundiges gepraat oor hoe om vir eksamens voor te berei.

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23

May'19

Study: Time Parents Spend with Children Key to Academic Success

The time parents spend with their children has a powerful effect on their educational achievement, according to a large study with a novel approach. Researchers analysed data on children in Israel who lost a parent through death or divorce.

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23

May'19

Does Story Time With an E-Book Change How Parents and Toddlers Interact?

Picking what book to read isn't the only choice families now make at story time -- they must also decide between the print or electronic version. But traditional print books may have an edge over e-books when it comes to quality time shared between parents and their children, a new study suggests.

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23

May'19

10-Dag Intensiewe Vakansiekursus Verbeter Lees & Leer

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 die bostaande vrae, is ons intensiewe vakansiekursus dalk die antwoord vir jou!

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24

Apr'19

Teach Your Child To Love Books

This article shows parents how to instil a passion for books in their child. It includes advice on reading books with young children and how to encourage an older child to love books. There are tips on providing books without spending much.

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