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The importance of a healthy diet & exercise during exams
🍏 The importance of a healthy diet & exercise during exams - Exams are stressful. Stressful for the learners in your household but parents feel the pressure of exams too. Following a healthy diet and making time for exercise will make exam time less stressful and will lead to less anxiety in the house.Here are 5 tips for a healthy lifestyle during exams: 1. Eat well 🍏🥨🥪🥗🍊🍐Food fuels the body AND the mind. Not eating well i.e. reg [...]
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Understanding learning styles
Understanding learning styles - Do learning styles actually exist? If so, how many are there? What does new research indicate? ❓❓❓ There seems to be more questions than answers as far as learning styles go.Nearly a century ago the idea of auditory versus visual learners began to surface; in the 1950s it became a very popular concept but then it waned for a couple of years before it resurfaced in the 1970s. It is still a popular concept today. Som [...]
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How parents can best help their children with subject choices
How parents can best help their children with subject choices - Having to choose the subjects you are going to take from Grade 10 onwards when you are in your Grade 9 year is a very big decision. There are few Grade 9 learners that know which career they want to follow or, even more important, will be able to pursue.As a parent you have a very big influence, if not the biggest influence, on your teenager’s subject choices.Here is how you can help: S [...]
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