All posts by Susan du Plessis

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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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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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24

Apr'18

Want to Listen Better? Listen with Your Right Ear

Listening requires sensitive hearing and the ability to process information into cohesive meaning. Add everyday background noise and constant interruptions, and the ability to comprehend what is heard becomes that much more difficult. Audiology researchers have found that in such demanding environments, both children and adults depend more on their right ear for processing and retaining what they hear.

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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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22

Apr'18

Fine Motor Skills and Handwriting (Activities Included)

Fine motor skills are involved in smaller movements that occur in the wrists, hands, fingers, feet and toes. They participate in smaller actions such as picking up objects between the thumb and finger, writing carefully, and even blinking...

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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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02

Apr'18

5 Brain Myths Busted

After thousands of years of studying and treating every aspect of the brain, there are still many facets that remain mysterious. And because the brain is so complex, we tend to simplify information about how it works in order to make it more understandable. Both of these things put together have resulted in many myths about the brain. Let's look at 5 myths that have been circulating about the brain.

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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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