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Benefits and disadvantages of homeschooling

  • October 16, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
More and more families are starting to realize the numerous benefits associated with homeschooling. Homeschooling is no longer a stigmatized, isolated learning experience. Through the...

How to achieve deeper learning

  • October 7, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Deeper learning is an educational outcome where students develop the ability to apply their knowledge in new contexts, to extend their ideas and to critically...

What is the Future of Work going to be for…

  • September 28, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Work as we know it is changing. Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT)...

The fourth industrial revolution is here – are your kids…

  • September 16, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is more than just a catchy buzzword. To understand this...

Motivating your primary or high school student – 5 tips…

  • September 11, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Concerned about your child’s lack of motivation when it comes to their schoolwork? Perhaps you’ve...

International Examination boards from the United Kingdom

  • September 4, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Examination boards in the United Kingdom (sometimes called awarding bodies or awarding organisations) are the...

University of Pretoria alumni innovate during times of crisis to…

  • August 28, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
The University of Pretoria (UP) has seen yet another EdTech start-up emerge into the South...

Blended Learning and why parents need to pay attention

  • August 26, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
What is blended learning? There is no single definition, but there is a general consensus...

Mythbusters Homeschooling edition

  • August 13, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
So you have experienced homeschooling first hand now. Did you have help? Did you do...

Problem Based Learning, why do we need this in schools…

  • August 6, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Researchers have been hypothesizing and theorizing about Problem Based Learning (PBL) for decades. It came...

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Glenoaks School - Our remedial stream under the microscope

  • May 7, 2021
  • Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School
Glenoaks School in Kensington, Johannesburg, in its 52nd year of operation, runs a remedial stream up to Grade 7, an...

Setting boundaries with your teenagers

  • May 7, 2021
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It’s a well-known cliché that the teenage years are some of the hardest for both parent and child, and there...

Shaping your children’s attitude to money

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Most parents will agree that teaching children about money is important, but what and how should you be teaching them...

You’ve got a friend in me

  • April 30, 2021
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Are our children spreading the Coronavirus?

  • April 22, 2021
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While there are widespread reports that children experience milder symptoms and suffer fewer complications from the coronavirus than adults, paediatricians...

A comprehensive approach to mental health is a no-brainer for…

  • April 20, 2021
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With more than 30% of university students confirming that they had experienced a common mental disorder in the preceding 12 months, with...

How to start the 2021 school year with confidence

  • April 19, 2021
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The new academic year has begun and, after a year like 2020, it’s no wonder stress levels are already high...

Benefits of playing games with kids

  • April 16, 2021
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Preventing Dog Bites in Children

  • April 14, 2021
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JUNIOR HIGH ROADMAP: TAKE THE LONG VIEW BUT MAKE EVERY…

  • April 13, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
High school is an exciting if sometimes scary and demanding stage of a young person’s life, and it requires of...

The puzzle that is Autism

  • April 7, 2021
  • Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School
Autism, is currently referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) although people with ASD themselves consider Autism a neurodiversity rather...

How to support a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder:…

  • April 1, 2021
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After receiving an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis, it can be overwhelming for the parents or caregivers of an autistic...

Is a university degree still worth it?

  • March 30, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
Amid mounting tuition fees and a global pandemic, parents and students may be reconsidering the value of a higher education....

Autism 101 – what is it and what should you…

  • March 26, 2021
  • Impaq
What is autism?  Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of developmental disorders that impair a person’s ability to communicate...

This Easter…. Discover 13 Creative New Ways to Play UNO®!

  • March 25, 2021
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13 creative new ways to #KeepPlaying and have UNO® fun with family and housemates while staying home! Methods of play...

UNO® Celebrates 50 Years of Bringing People Together 

  • March 25, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
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Video games: good, bad, or both?

  • March 18, 2021
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Although lockdown restrictions have been eased, many parents are still choosing to keep their children at home for safety reasons....

The ADK Drama & Film Fourways

  • March 16, 2021
  • ADK Drama
The ADK Drama & Film offers film, acting and drama classes for all ages. Fully accredited at Cathsseta, we offer...

Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School

  • March 10, 2021
  • Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School
Remedial vs Special Needs There is often some confusion regarding the meaning of remedial and special needs and how schools...

3 Brisk Activities That You And Your Child Can Enjoy…

  • March 9, 2021
  • Sugar Bay
"Come have some tea with Miss Bubbles and me" - said your 7-year-old, as they pull you in to sit...

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