Halfway there, living on a prayer?

Halfway there, living on a prayer?

A necessary question I believe not all of us are asking ourselves, but the underlying presence is always there: where are we? Halfway there, or just living on a prayer? This question is important for all of us, whether it is regarding yourself, your spouse, or your...
Ready, set, learn to read

Ready, set, learn to read

Ready, set, learn to read From Grade 1 to 3, children formally learn to read at school. The National Reading Panel in the US indicated, after reviewing most of the research done regarding ‘Learning-to-Read,’ that there are five structural areas that we...
WHAT IS PLACEME?

WHAT IS PLACEME?

PlaceMe rating is based on internationally acknowledged norms and standards for silent reading fluency. In eyebraingym, this is where your ‘GPS’ begins. We can plot a course to where you want to go once you know where you are. This might be your first step...
Let’s start at the beginning

Let’s start at the beginning

”Skilled reading is an art and teaching a child to read is a science.” In February, we looked at the importance of teaching a child to read by using the ‘science-of-reading’ approach. Reading is not just recognising symbols or reading and writing basic...
READING – How is it working so far?

READING – How is it working so far?

READING & READING Lockdown – paving the way to review archaic methods According to the 2016 PIRLS study, 78% of South African Grade 4 children cannot read for meaning in any language (all 11 languages were tested) . That is to say that they cannot locate and...