Preschool, Grade R, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Learning through play
Children learn and understand concepts and emotions better through play. Playing is how they learn, it comes naturally to them. Sometimes it might not look like much is happening, but playing develops their brains and allows children to use all their senses - hearing, seeing, tasting, touching,... Read the full article
Grade R, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
It can be confusing to keep up with all that is needed for your child to develop and grow at school.
Here are some tips to help you to help your child:
If you are unsure of the concepts yourself ask the teacher to show you – remember the teacher works with these concepts on a daily basis.
If you are unsure of how to teach or... Read the full article
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
In this phase your role remains to teach, guide and assist your child in their educational, physical, emotional and social development. You should also still work with the teacher so that your child progresses confidently through school. It is advised to continue checking homework and assisting when necessary. If your child is battling... Read the full article
The first step as a parent is realising that your child is not an independent learner during Foundation Phase. This implies that your child needs to be taught and helped in their learning.
The second step is to realise that your role is to teach, guide and assist your child in their educational, physical, emotional and social... Read the full article
Grade R, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Memory training games
There is no such thing as a bad memory. Just like any other muscle, your brain must be exercise and developed every day. Keep it in training! It will get used to repeated exercises and needs new challenges every now and again to improve and stay at its best.
From an early age, I started ‘training’ my... Read the full article