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All posts by Susan du Plessis

18

Sep'17

Napping During the Day Improves Brain Skills

According to research, it’s a good idea to take a brief nap during the day. Not only will you feel more refreshed, but a little siesta could help boost brain power and sharpen memory skills.

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18

Sep'17

Learner Scores 5/5 for Reading Skills When He Cannot Read

How does a learner score 5/5 (80%-100%) for reading skills at the end of Grade 2 if he cannot read? We don't know, but it happens, and more often than you think. Watch a learner's remarkable progress in just 9 days since joining Edublox for a new 2-month intensive programme that combines reading lessons and our new online program, Edublox Online Tutor.

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10

Sep'17

Edublox Witbank Bied Hulp vir Leesprobleme, Leerprobleme, Disleksie

'n Kind, wat nie behoorlik kan lees nie, se toekoms is duister. Die swak leser het nie net ‘n agterstand teenoor goeie lesers nie, maar in werklikheid bou hy met verloop van tyd ‘n al hoe groter agterstand teenoor goeie lesers op. Gelukkig is daar hulp! Ons gesels vandag met Alida Smit, franchisee van Edublox Witbank oor lees- en ander leerprobleme, en hoe om dit te oorkom.

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03

Sep'17

Living Room Decorating Ideas

Your home is your sanctuary and you’re getting tired of the boring atmosphere you’re living in. The good news is that you don’t have to spend all your money re-decorating your home. Here are five simple tips to help you jazz up and snazzy up your living room.

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21

Aug'17

As Eksamens Nag Is

Jou kind sukkel om op huiswerk en studies te fokus. Kan jy help dat hy of sy beter konsentreer? Maryke Stain, ‘n opvoedkundige praktisyn van Edublox in Durbanville, sê daar is verskillende tipe konsentrasie waarmee kinders probleme ervaar.

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14

Aug'17

Debunking Neuromyths: Nine Common Brain Myths Set Straight

Researchers have surveyed educators, the public and people who have completed neuroscience courses, to assess their belief in neuromyths. Neuromyths are common misconceptions about brain research, many of which relate to learning and education. They found that belief in neuromyths is extremely common...

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06

Aug'17

Video Games Can Change Your Brain

Scientists have collected and summarised studies looking at how video games can shape our brains and behaviour. Research to date suggests that playing video games can change the brain regions responsible for attention and visuospatial skills and make them more efficient.

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06

Aug'17

Muscle, Not Brain, May Hold Answers to Some Sleep Disorders

Scientists exploring the brain for answers to certain sleep disorders may have been looking in the wrong place, suggests new research. A new study shows that a protein in the muscle can lessen the effects of sleep loss in mice, a surprising revelation that challenges the widely accepted notion that the brain controls all aspects of sleep.

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05

Aug'17

Licensing and Motor Vehicle Crash Risk Among Teens with ADHD

Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are licensed to drive less often and, when this group is licensed, they have a greater risk of crashing, according to a new study.

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22

Jul'17

Gee Jou Kind die Gereedskap vir Lees en Leer

Wanneer mens die regte gereedskap het, kan enige taak met groter gemak en effektiwiteit uitgevoer word. Stel jou voor dat jy ‘n lepel gebruik om sement te meng, eerder as ‘n sementmenger. Verbeel jou dat jy jou grasperk sny met ‘n skêr!

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