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All posts by Susan du Plessis

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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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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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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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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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13

Mar'18

Meet Karen Langenhoven, Educational Practitioner at Edublox George

Karen has taught for many years, making a difference to learners from Grade 00 to Grade 4. Through the years she continuously discovered that there is a great need for specialized reading and writing amongst learners who had missed an important link in the teaching proses. As franchisee at Edublox George she assists many children who struggle with reading and writing...

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13

Feb'18

Edublox Annual Client Survey Results 2017

For the last eight years, Edublox has conducted an annual online client survey to help us measure our performance as a business and the quality and results of our educational programmes...

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14

Dec'17

My Kind Kan Nie Konsentreer Nie!

As jou kind kwaai sukkel om haar by een speelding of aktiwiteit te bepaal, kan jy nou al aan haar konsentrasievermoë begin bou. As sy die dag skool toe gaan, sal sy jou bedank! Hierdie artikel, waarin Edublox-kundiges aangehaal word, het verskyn in die Desember 2017 uitgawe van Baba & Kleuter.

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11

Dec'17

Case Study: Edublox Increases Non-verbal IQ by 25 Points

Before she started at Edublox in 2015, she was assessed by her school psychologist. Her verbal IQ was 96, which is average, while her non-verbal IQ was a mere 72, which can be described as borderline intellectual functioning. Her full-scale IQ was 84 (low average). Fast forward to November 2017...

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