Tests and exams: How to help students see the bigger picture

Tests and exams: How to help students see the bigger picture

“My teachers make me think that the next test or exam is the most important thing in the world”.  Most high school students know the ...

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Heritage Day

Heritage Day

One of the best things about living in South Africa is the kaleidoscope of cultures and languages you are exposed to as you encounter dif...

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De-cluttering your life

De-cluttering your life

For many people, the wake of spring means it's time for spring cleaning. Not only the cleaning of houses, but also a reorganising of ...

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School readiness assessments

School readiness assessments

Different schools might refer to the year before Grade 1 as either Grade R or Grade 0. This is the year in which your child is received i...

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Detox diets – do we need them?

Detox diets – do we need them?

Tempted to try a detox diet?  We’ve all heard of them – diets that will hopefully detoxify or cleanse the body of impurities, giving you ...

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4 signs of vision problems in kids

4 signs of vision problems in kids

Good vision and eye health are crucial to a child’s learning and development. As vision continues to develop, it’s important to have your...

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Will any crawling style do?

Will any crawling style do?

By Dr Melodie de Jager and Cozette Laubser Crawling (on all-fours) is a powerful BRAIN-BOOSTING milestone. Crawling on all fours requir...

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