EDUCATIONAL WORDS ESPECIALLY FOR YOU

With a love for children and the educational system, would we like to post thoughts, facts, stories etc. just for you.

Teaching your kids English at home.

By Shanelle | May 3, 2020

Many parents would like to teach their children English at home, but don’t know how to start. Read our suggestions to find out! By Jo Blackmore, LearnEnglish Kids team How do I start teaching my kids English at home? Many parents would like to teach their children English at home, but don’t know how to…

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Nurturing confident and compassionate learners – what parents and tutors can do

By Shanelle | Mar 18, 2020

By Tristian Stobie17.12.19In Cambridge Learners, Teaching strategiesComments 0 Confidence is highly desirable when it is combined with wisdom, understanding and respect. It is very dangerous when combined with ignorance or prejudice. The Cambridge learner attributes recognise this:   “Cambridge students are confident, secure in their knowledge, unwilling to take things for granted and ready to take intellectual risks. They are keen…

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Why equipping students with the skills to think independently helps them thrive at university

By Shanelle | Mar 18, 2020

By Denise Nijhuis06.03.20In Global Perspectives, Higher education, RecognitionComments 0 Let me paint you a picture: I work in student recruitment and am standing at a university fair in a high school gym. I am surrounded by excited teenagers thinking about their future. While chatting with a small group of students about the opportunities my university, University College Roosevelt, can offer,…

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Stepping into Cape Town

By Shanelle | Nov 8, 2019

As I woke up in the beautiful Mother city this morning to present a seminar on Cambridge, Father showed me this picture of resting. Something I clearly need! Something we all need. The message is not just off resting and slowing down but resting at His feet and trusting Him when it comes to our…

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Identify Your Child’s Learning Style With This Quick Quiz!

By Shanelle | Aug 28, 2019

We thought you would enjoy this quiz to assist you with identifying your Childs learning style. Take the quiz now to assist you.

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All about Cambridge Informational Session – Midstream Gauteng

By Shanelle | Aug 7, 2019

Do you feel lost not knowing where to start? Switching over to the Cambridge Curriculum could be quite daunting. I am here to help you guide and assist you on this journey ensuring a smooth transition. Here are the topics that we will discuss:  Why Cambridge?Understanding Cambridge levelsWhat is the difference between the International grades?What…

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Teach your children to become independent! Create a love for learning!

By Shanelle | Aug 7, 2019

Children often perceive school and learning as a waste of time, boring and unnecessary, something that is a chore and forced on them. If we as parents could surpass this and create a love for learning, we will set our children up for a life filled with a love for learning, not because they are…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Coping With Childhood ADHD

By Shanelle | Aug 7, 2019

A Beginner’s Guide to Coping With Childhood ADHD by Nicole Frank  4 minute read When I hear the letters ADHD, a part of me becomes very uncomfortable. Uh oh, what now? Run in the opposite direction? Ignore? Scream? Shout? Cry? Why? Because, often ADHD is associated negatively with children who are naughty and who constantly…

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Welcome!

By Shanelle | Sep 1, 2018

A great big hearty welcome to all our users.  I am Shanelle da Costa, a homeschooling parent of 3 children.  My eldest 25, my middle child 18 and my youngest 11.  Yes, I clearly had nothing to do with the planning!  My eldest daughter obtained her Civil Engineering degree, my middle son is currently busy…

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