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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
The Parent 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
Preschool
The Parent 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
Which books are best?
With so many choices of children’s books available, do you wonder which ones would be most beneficial for your child? Here are a few simple guidelines to help you choose the best books for your child.
 
The whole point of giving children books to read and of reading to them is to ‘switch... Read the full article
Grade R, Grade 1, Grade 2
Tips for reading aloud
Reading aloud to your children helps to enrich their language, feed their imaginations and develop their literacy skills. And, when children enjoy being read to, it helps turn them into regular readers. So, the trick is make reading times something your children look forward to! Here are some ideas: Find a quiet,... Read the full article

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