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TIP NUMBER 6: THE TRAFFIC LIGHT SYSTEM

In a sense it is such a pity that learners (for obvious reasons) can’t write or draw or underline in their textbooks. This not only helps us to concenrtrate, but also serves as a visual “picture” that is remembered more easily. However, nothing stands in your way to...

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TIP NUMBER 5: PUT UP MIND-MAP POSTERS

It’s quite common to stick Post-It notes with short reminders on one’s desk, book shelf, on the wall or bathroom mirror. But let’s be honest, if it is not acted upon, the words soon just become part of the furniture. How about putting your mind-maps, each created in...

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TIP NUMBER 4: TEACH IT TO YOUR TEDDY BEARS!

Reading and making summaries is one way your brain can absorb information; taking information in verbally is another. Dig out your child’s soft toys and line them up for a lecture. Let your child pretend that he is the teacher, coaching the toys for a test. Explaining...

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PRACTICAL FIRST AID FOR THE LAST TERM

The realization that the school year is nearing its end, can set one into a panic mode; scrambling to figure out how to raise your child’s marks before the year is completed. We are all often lazy creatures of habit, strongly influenced by the world around us. There...

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