1. Safe swimming for the whole family in Cape Town

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    Looking for beautiful and safe swimming spots for the whole family?  Look no further than Cape Town’s tidal pools.Tidal pools are rocky pools at the coast that are filled with seawater. A perimeter wall allows seawater and marine life (such as small fish and seaweed) to be washed into the...
  2. Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child

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    by Dr. Laura Markham, founder of AhaParenting.com and author ofPeaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How To Stop Yelling and Start Connecting and Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How to Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life Do you have a strong-willed child? You’re lucky! Strong-willed children can be a challenge when they’re...
  3. The beauty and wonder of the world where Rooibos tea grows

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    Step into  a different world  a few hours north of Cape Town.The Cederberg mountain region is the only place in the world where Rooibos tea grows.It is truly a privilege to be able to stand in the presence of such wonder.The mountain rock configurations are unique.  The orange colour  is...
  4. Water safety tips

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    “Water is a magnet for kids,” says Elizabeth Bennett, the drowning prevention expert with Seattle Children’s Hospital. “The 1- to 4-year-old age group is at very high risk around the water.”Swimming is a fun and great way to get exercise. Knowing how to swim is a skill that can help...
  5. Will whale poop save the oceans…?

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    Dr. Joe Roman, a biologist at The University of Vermont and a co-author of this study says:“Our study opened up a new vision for the planet. In a sense, it provides a blueprint for ecological restoration: helping marine mammals recover, returning the natural flow of rivers, reducing overfishing, and giving large...
  6. Africa wildlife in our backyards

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    Take a day trip to see the fascinating baboons at Cape Point outside Cape Town. Be responsible in your behaviour towards baboons, they were here first, and as a wild animal from the continent of Africa they deserve our respect and we are the ones slowly infringing on their territory....
  7. Die laaste skoolklok van 2015!

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    Die laaste skoolklok van 2015 gaan binnekort lui! Die somer vakansie is om die draai.Ouers raak moeg en bietjie deurmekaar wanneer dit by die vakansies kom. Goeie voorbereiding sal help. Geniet die vakansie seisoen en al die uitdagings wat dit bring!Beplan ‘n vakansie program.  Vra vir jou kinders om the...
  8. What to Say When People Undermine Your Healthy Choices

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    BY ANISHA JHAVERISticking to healthy habits can be hard, so it definitely doesn’t help when your commitment is met with jabs. Responding to negativity with negativity is not the smartest tactic.It’s important to remember that most of these critiques are a result of people who are misinformed but well intentioned. First, pause...
  9. EFFECTIVE EXAMINATION WRITING TECHNIQUES

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    Exam Writing Tip 1Arrive early and ready to begin. Exam Writing Tip 2Read and understand the instructions.• Check that you have received the correct question paper.• ALWAYS carefully read the INSTRUCTIONS at the beginning of the question paper.Many students do not take the time to do this and discover later...
  10. INTERACTIVE MEDIA IN ACADEMIC LEARNING

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    by Shoeb SiddiquiWe always cherished our golden old day when we flock around our own grandparents, full of excitement to listen to new stories, unfolded slowly-slowly adding curiosity and thrill. There was always learning in those stories, maybe moral/ethical or scientific. We never have anticipated any technological incursion to it. As we...
  11. Cope with Exam Stress

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    India Parenting has set down some good guidelines to follow.A positive attitude and study plan  will create a confident child and help to reduce exam stress. Examinations are a menace only for the unprepared.Create a study-ritual. Use the same place to study every day, preferably somewhere quiet and pleasant. The outdoors is a...
  12. Mobile tools for students

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    Mobile tools for studentsMobiles are a study aid par excellence. Cellphones have many useful tools. All students should know where to find them and how to use them.Basic mobile toolsAlarm Clocks enable students to get up and going for school in the mornings.  The alarms can be personalized by the...
  13. Mobile Apps for Personalized Education

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    MOBILE APPS for EducationPeople around the globe depend on mobile technology. The over 5.9 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide bring this fact home. Mobile devices are improving the way we live.Educators and policy-makers have yet to tap its full potential to improve learning and to meet the needs of parents,...
  14. The promising future of M-Learning

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    M-Learning – A promising futureMobile technologies originally developed as communication and entertainment devices, today play a significant role in economies and the whole of society and humanity. Mobile devices have reached nearly every field, from banking to politics and are used, more and more, for learning.With the power of portable...

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