Achievement is really all in the mind

Henry Ford was a business magnate and founder of the Ford Motor Company. One of his famous quotes is, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” This idea is similar to research conducted by Carol Dweck and her colleagues 30 years ago.They were interested in people’s underlying beliefs about learning, … Read moreAchievement is really all in the mind

How to teach your child to love reading

Mother and child reading

Tips to turn your child into a bookworm According to research carried out by the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, between 2011 and 2016, 58% percent of grade 4 children in South Africa cannot read for meaning and 29% are completely illiterate. With these dire statistics, it’s no wonder that parents are determined to … Read moreHow to teach your child to love reading

Teach your child to read with insight

Mother and daughters reading together

By Chrizelle Prinsloo Children often cannot read, or can read but have no idea what they are reading. Reading with insight and reading “between the lines” have become a skill that only a handful of children can apply. We don’t have to dig deep to find the reason for this phenomenon, but thank your “digital … Read moreTeach your child to read with insight