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Childhood Trauma and it’s effects

Childhood Trauma and it’s effects

Most of us logically and intuitively understand that when children experience trauma, it is likely going to affect them.  But it is not until recently that neurological studies have helped us understand just how devastating and long lasting the impact of childhood...

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How To Raise Confident Children

How To Raise Confident Children

Confident children are more likely to succeed in school and achieve their personal goals.  Unfortunately, fear is one of the biggest enemies of confidence. Children who lack confidence may be hesitant to try new things because they are afraid of failing or...

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Poverty as a barrier to learning

Poverty as a barrier to learning

Many factors influence how children learn and develop, both in the classroom and at home. One of the major challenges is poverty. Unfortunately, in South Africa, poverty affects millions of households. But how exactly does it impact children's ability to learn? Let's...

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Early Learning: How to teach your child to read

Early Learning: How to teach your child to read

Today we discuss  a topic that is probably one of the most exciting within Early Childhood Development.  Because during this video I am going to be showing you how to teach your child to read.  As exciting as this prospect is though, I do want to caution you. ...

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Concept Development

Concept Development

The 9th video blog in our series on early Learning is on Concept Development.  And it is very important as children first need to understand these concepts before they can move onto a complex task such as reading. Keep in mind that concepts development takes place...

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