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All posts by Susan du Plessis

06

May'18

Fun with BODMAS

When you see something like 6 + 9 x 0 - 3, what part should you calculate first? Start at the left and go to the right? Or go from right to left? BODMAS is an acronym or mnemonic used to help learners remember the correct order to complete mathematical calculations in the ‘order of operations’.

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02

May'18

Die Rol van Visuele en Ouditiewe Prosessering in Lees

Prosessering verwys na die vermoë om inligting wat ons deur ons sintuie waargeneem het te interpreteer, en natuurlik is dit belangrik dat ons dit korrek interpreteer. Beide visuele en ouditiewe prosessering speel ‘n kardinale rol in lees.

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29

Apr'18

Visual Memory: A Crucial Skill for Reading, Spelling, Writing and Maths

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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28

Apr'18

Swak Konsentrasie nie Altyd die Oorsaak van ‘n Leerprobleem

Wanneer dit kom by leerprobleme, het konsentrasie die swartskaap geword. Dit maak nie saak waarmee ‘n kind vandag op skool sukkel nie, ‘n gebrek aan konsentrasie word blameer. Daar is egter ander redes waarom ’n kind byvoorbeeld stadig werk, opdragte nie kan onthou nie en verkeerd afskryf van die bord.

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28

Apr'18

Simptome van ‘n Leesprobleem

Leesprobleme kan reggestel word. Die eerste stap is om 'n leesprobleem te identifiseer. ‘n Ouer wat enige van die simptome, wat hier beskryf word, in sy of haar kind opmerk, behoort te weet dat die kind hulp nodig het.

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23

Apr'18

A Letter We’ve Seen Millions of Times, Yet Can’t Write

Despite seeing it millions of times in pretty much every picture book, every novel, every newspaper and every email message, people are essentially unaware of the more common version of the lowercase print letter 'g,' Johns Hopkins researchers have found.

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15

Apr'18

School Readiness Workshop at Lynnwood Ridge Primary

On 10 and 12 April Edublox Pretoria East presented a workshop on school readiness at Lynnwood Ridge Primary School. The free workshop was attended by Grade R parents, where they received tools and training to prepare their children for the demands of primary school...

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27

Mar'18

Meet Joanel Grobbelaar, Educational Practitioner at Edublox Bloemfontein

Joanel completed her B.Ed degree at the University of the Free State and started teaching languages. During her time as a teacher she noticed a lack in learning and reading skills, which led her to explore different methods to improve her own teaching skills, and apply these methods and skills in her classroom...

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20

Mar'18

Gevallestudie: Edublox Verhoog IK van Gemiddeld tot Hoog-gemiddeld

Nog 'n wonderlike Edublox-suksesverhaal in terme van verhoging in IK is dié van Xavier, 'n jong seun wat in Augustus 2016 by Edublox begin het. Sy IK is in Desember 2014 deur 'n sielkundige getoets. Dieselfde sielkundige het Xavier in September 2017 geëvalueer. Sy IK-punte het ongelooflik verbeter. 'n Verhoogde IK-telling het gewoonlik 'n positiewe uitwerking op 'n kind se akademiese prestasie...

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13

Mar'18

Meet Hannelie Brönner, Educational Practitioner at Edublox Durbanville

Hannelie has always had a passion for children who struggle with learning and has worked in this field for the past 17 years, first as a remedial/support teacher, then as senior leader and finally Headteacher at a Special School. Over the years, particularly whilst working in the UK, she became increasingly aware of the fact most learners who struggled to learn, had poor cognitive skills...

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