Own Your Orbit: Charting a Course for Academic and Extracurricular Excellence

South African Students’ Survival Guide: Balancing Extracurriculars and Academics Ah, the age-old high school struggle: cramming for that history test while simultaneously dodging rogue frisbees at rugby practice. Balancing extracurriculars (ECs) and academics is a tightrope walk, and South African students know it well. Between national sports teams, vibrant youth theatre, and those killer debate […]

Technology and Screen Time: Finding a Healthy Balance for Your Child

Technology is an undeniable part of our lives. From smartphones and tablets to laptops and games consoles, screens are everywhere. And while they offer a wealth of educational and entertainment opportunities, there’s a growing concern about the impact of excessive screen time on children. The Stats: How Much Tech Are Our Kids Consuming? According to […]

Navigating Classroom Disruptions: A Teacher’s Guide to Maintaining Order and Engagement

Maintaining Control in the Classroom: Practical Tips for Teachers Overcoming Disruptive Behaviour   In the bustling classrooms of South Africa, where attendance numbers are steadily rising, teachers face the challenge of maintaining a vibrant learning environment while accommodating an expanding student body. With limited resources and the pressure to deliver effective instruction, educators must adopt […]

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 a dedicated learning space. This could […]

A Parent’s Guide: Teaching Your Child to Read Step by Step

A Parent’s Guide: Teaching Your Child to Read Step by Step Reading is a fundamental skill that opens doors to learning and imagination for your child. As a parent, you play a vital role in nurturing this skill and helping your child become a confident reader. While every child learns at their own pace, here […]


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 most effective for your child’s […]


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 and educators tailor their approach […]

How to reflect on 2022 to springboard into 2023 (Part 3)

In the past two articles, we have looked at different ways you can reflect on this past year to assist you in creating more realistic new year resolutions and goals for 2023.   Why is this important?  Because your goals help to define what type of year 2023 will be. To take a look at the […]