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How Learning Study Skills Changes Behaviour

We all know the importance of education, but what about the deeper impact of developing strong study skills? It turns out, mastering the art of effective learning can be a powerful force for positive change in a child’s life, extending far beyond academic success. Let’s delve into how cultivating good

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Strategies for Successful Online Learning

Online learning can be a great way to earn a degree or certificate, learn new skills, or advance your career. However, it can also be challenging, especially if you are not used to learning in this way. Here are some strategies that can help you succeed in online learning: Create

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EFFECTIVE TEACHING METHODS AND HOW TO USE THEM

EFFECTIVE TEACHING METHODS & HOW TO USE THEM As a home schooling parent, you have the unique opportunity to personalize your child’s learning experience and foster a love for knowledge that lasts a lifetime. However, with so many teaching methods available, it can be challenging to determine which ones are

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MOTIVATING YOUR TEENAGER TO STUDY

MOTIVATING YOUR TEENAGER TO STUDY Motivating teenagers to study can be a challenging task for parents and educators alike. As individuals, teenagers have unique learning styles that influence how they process information and engage with their studies. Understanding these learning styles, such as visual, kinesthetic, and auditory, can help parents

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UNVEILING DIFFERENT STUDY METHODS

UNVEILING DIFFERENT STUDY METHODS Exploring a World of Studying Methods: Beyond Mind Maps and Planners When it comes to studying, we often rely on tried and tested methods like mind maps, planners, priority lists, and mnemonics. However, the world of studying is vast and ever-evolving, with numerous techniques designed to

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The Importance of Study Skills for Students in South Africa

As a parent or educator, you may have concerns about the quality of education that students receive in South Africa. There are many challenges that students face, from inadequate resources and infrastructure to a lack of qualified teachers. However, one issue that often goes overlooked is the need for study

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GETTING CHILDREN TO DO CHORES

When it comes to requesting help around the house, Western culture has it backward. We tend to view toddlers and young children as being exempt from chores and pitching in. We often think they’re incapable of really helping. Yet in many cultures around the world, from foragers in Tanzania to

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HOW TO PUNISH YOUR CHILD CORRECTLY

Since October of last year, South Africa’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the common law defence of ‘reasonable and moderate parental chastisement’ towards children is unconstitutional. In simple terms, it’s now illegal to spank your child in SA! The court emphasised that the intention is not to charge parents with a

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Helping Your Shy Child

It would be great if every child was outgoing and poised but many children are naturally shy. How do you coax them out of their shells?  Some people are born shy and there is a lot of evidence that indicates shyness has a very big genetic component. Recognize that if

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Only 9.2% of people achieve their New Year’s resolutions

Only 9.2% of people achieve their New Year’s resolutions The New Year is fast approaching, and you know what that means! Countless New Year’s resolutions that you will create, then fail to follow through on. Statistics say only 9.2% of people ever achieve their New Year’s resolutions. Following these tips

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