Edublox in the Press

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Oct'17

Dyslexia Awareness Month: Busting the Old Myths about Dyslexia

International Dyslexia Awareness Month is observed annually during October and aims to unite like-minded organisations in sharing knowledge and resources about dyslexia with parents, teachers and the general public. In support of this initiative, Edublox examines how early research has contributed to many misconceptions about dyslexia, and also busts a few common myths about this learning problem.

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28

Sep'17

Is Your Child Dyslexic?

If your child is battling to arrange letters or put thoughts into words, especially when they are doing homework, they could have dyslexia. Dyslexia affects 20% of the global population, regardless of language, culture, gender or age...

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19

Sep'17

Elih’s Story on Just Plain Drive with Darren Scott (Follow-up Added)

Get the tissues ready before listening to this podcast of Just Plain Drive, Wingz of Change with Darren Scott, Elih's mom and Elih. Elih fell in a pool at the age of 20 months. Listen to the story of his road to recovery, in which Edublox is playing a major part.

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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

Jun'17

The Importance of Spelling and Handwriting in a Digital Age

It's a fair question for parents to consider: Why should my child learn to master the skills of spelling and handwriting in a world governed by spell checkers and keyboards? Isn't the mere notion of teaching these skills as archaic as attempting to master trigonometry without the use of a scientific calculator?

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16

May'17

Susan on School Stuff: The Importance of Gross Motor Skills

In this week’s ‘Susan on School Stuff’ column, Edublox discusses the importance of gross motor skills, and how these skills can influence children’s ability to write well and even to concentrate in the classroom. For more information about how deficits with motor skills can be addressed, visit www.edubloxsa.co.za.

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16

May'17

Spelling en Handskrif in ‘n Digitale Wêreld

Hoekom moet kinders nog die vaardigheid van spelling en ’n netjiese handskrif bemeester in 'n wêreld waarin speltoetsers en sleutelborde alledaagse hulpmiddels geword het? Is dit nie net so argaïes as om te probeer trigonometrie deurkom sonder die hulp van ’n wetenskaplike sakrekenaar nie?

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05

May'17

Susan on School Stuff: “Help! My Son’s School Work Is Suffering Due to Poor Sleep”

In the newest Susan on School Stuff column, Edublox advises a mom whose son is struggling with his school work as a result of poor sleep. Read more about recommended hours of sleep for different life phases and why sleep is important to achieve optimum performance.

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03

May'17

Vra vir Susan: Voordele van Tweetaligheid

My seuntjie is 15 maande oud en praat nog nie. Ek is Afrikaans en my man is Engels. Nou wonder ons of dit nie die oorsaak van die probleem is nie. Miskien verwar ons hom. Moet ons eerder net een taal kies en daarby hou? Dit sal moeilik wees, maar ter wille van ons kind sal ons dit doen.

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28

Mar'17

Art Inspires Pupils

PUPILS enjoyed a workshop at Upper Highway's Easy Programme with local artist Nicky Chovuchovu at the Edublox clinic in Kloof last week. The children had fun creating wonderful expressionist paintings to take home. Educational Practitioner Marj Arslanian said:...

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