1. Gifted and Talented Education

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    Alison Kenyon looked forward to the start of school for her son, Emmett. “I just assumed he’d take the world by storm,” she recalls of Emmett entering first grade last year.Emmett had always been advanced for his age. “He is not the ‘typical’ gifted child, if such a thing exists,”...
  2. Die Walvis Seisoen 2015

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    Die Walvisse is weer hier!Dit is Junie maand en dit beteken dis die begin van die Walvis Seisoen 2015.Suid Afrika is die enigste land in die hele wêreld waar walvisse kan gesien word van land af.Daar is tenminste 37 spesies van  Walvisse en Dolfyne om te kan besigtig in die...
  3. A few simple study tips for the final matric exams

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    By Isadora Isaacs“Matric is the gateway to further study and an indicator of success at the end of 12 long years within the school system – a student who does not pass matric will have no proof of their educational status. It is no wonder that there is such pressure...
  4. Stilbaai: Pofadder wors en Galjoen Derbys

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    Stilbaai: Pofadder wors en Galjoen DerbysDie dorp Stilbaai, is op die see-arm van die Goukou rivier wat die warm Indiese see ontmoet. Stilbaai word ook The Bay of Sleeping Beauty,genoem na die berg,The Sleeping Beauty. Stilbaai is wonderlik, daar is die see, ‘n rivier en berge. Op so ‘n mooi...
  5. Special Education

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    Your Child’s EvaluationYour child is having trouble in school. Someone notices, maybe you, maybe a teacher. You both want your child to do well in school. The first step is to evaluate your child to find out what is causing your child to have problems.Step 1: Using what’s already knownThe...
  6. Albertinia – Die Lekker Plaaslewe

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    Albertinia is op die N2 tussen al die “lekka” plekke en op pad na al die “lekka” plekke.Van Stilbaai met Pofadder wors en Galjoen Derbys. Tot Mosselbaai met 4×4 roetes in die Outeniqua Natuurreservaat. Asook Boggomsbaaistrand vir swem en hengel.Albertinia is 50 km wes van Mosselbaai.Albertinia is afhanklik van die...
  7. Talking about Tolerance

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    Talking to children about diversity and tolerance    South Africa is the great “melting pot,” a rich blend of cultural traditions from all over the world. Many South African families can trace their histories to immigrant ancestors who travelled great distances, enduring risk and hardship, to make a home where they would...
  8. Talking about Diversity

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    Talking to Children about DiversityTeaching Your Child to Appreciate the Differences That Make People SpecialParents are uniquely positioned to guide their children to appreciate the differences that make each of us special. As a result of world events and heightened awareness of the relationship between bullying and school violence, there...
  9. Breyten Breytenbach – Writer and Painter

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    Breyten Breytenbach is considered one of the greatest living poets in Afrikaans. Breyten Breytenbach (born September 16, 1939) is a South African writer and painter with French citizenship. He was born in Bonnievale in the Western Cape, approximately 180 km from Cape Town and 100 km from the southernmost tip...
  10. You need to be involved in their schooling

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    Become as involved as possible in your child’s school to improve their chances of success.Parental withdrawal from children’s education is a big problem these days as, increasingly; parents are worn out from working too hard or being involved in lots of activities. By the time you get home from these...
  11. The Hidden Messages In Your Child’s Troubling Behaviour

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    by Carol Tuttle Do you ever wonder why?Why do my children do that?It’s so troubling to watch them choose things that make them unhappy.You know they’d just be happier if you could help them choose something else.But they don’t listen or understand. What do you do?Whether you’re worried about behavioral issues...
  12. When Young Children Tell Lies

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    by Rebecca Eanes One of the biggest pet peeves of parents is when they catch their children lying. It makes us feel betrayed and deceived by the ones we love most. It is a strong trigger for many parents that can cause us to react irrationally with harsh consequences. Children lie...
  13. Can I Do Montessori at Home?

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    by Rebecca Eanes   The Montessori Method of education was founded in 1907 by Dr. Maria Montessori, the first woman in Italy to become a physician, which she achieved in 1896. In 1901, she gave up her work in the clinic and studied philosophical education and pedagogical pathology. Dr. Montessori based...
  14. How to Get Your Kids to Stop Fighting

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    I once read an article that said the only way to stop siblings from fighting is to get rid of their toys. No toys, no noise. While a part of me would LOVE to take all their toys (or at least the talking and flashing ones) and throw them away,...

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