Discovering Numicon: A Hands-on Approach to Math Learning

Numicon a hands-on approach to mathematics

Mathematics is a subject that can be both exciting and challenging for students of all ages. To foster a deep understanding of mathematical concepts and build a strong foundation, educators are constantly seeking innovative and engaging new teaching methods. Numicon is a great way to do this. Numicon is a versatile Math resource. Designed to aid … Read more

Transforming Reading Skills with RAVE-O at Japari School

RAVE-O reading for pupils

Japari School is a unique independent educational institution that specialises in remediating and developing fundamental skills necessary for the growth and development of its learners.  Among the various strategies employed at Japari School, the RAVE-O reading program stands out as an innovative and comprehensive approach to building reading fluency.  RAVE-O stands for Retrieval, Automaticity, Vocabulary, … Read more

Five barriers to learning and how to overcome them: Japari School’s Approach

Barriers to learning

Education is often considered the key to unlocking a world of opportunities. However, for many pupils, the path to acquiring knowledge and skills is riddled with obstacles.  Japari School, a dedicated remedial school, specialises in helping pupils overcome these hurdles.  In this comprehensive blog post, we will delve into five common barriers to learning and … Read more

Neurodiversity in South Africa

Neurodiversity in South Africa

As a parent, it can be incredibly challenging to watch your child struggle with academics and social interactions. For parents of remedial children in South Africa, this struggle can be compounded by the lack of understanding and support for neurodiversity. Neurodiversity refers to the natural variation in human brains and the different ways in which … Read more

Remedial Learning and Cogmed – A Solution to Challenges in Memory Function

Remedial Learning and Cogmed

Remedial learning and Cogmed have demonstrated amazing results in improving the memory function of young learners. This article will explain all you need to know with amazing resources for further reading. Memory and learning are integral to each other. While you are learning, you are making new memories. There is another way of expressing it: … Read more

Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style: A Guide for Parents

Learning style

Every child has a unique way of processing and understanding information. Recognising and understanding your child’s learning style can be a game-changer in their educational journey.  Knowing your child’s dominant learning style can help them learn effectively and lead to better results. It also allows you to pinpoint specific strengths and weaknesses in your child’s … Read more

Choosing the Right Remedial School for Your Child in South Africa

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Every parent wants to make the right choice when providing the best education for their children. Finding the right school can be even more important for children facing learning difficulties or educational barriers.  In South Africa, several remedial schools cater to the unique needs of pupils with learning challenges. This comprehensive guide will explore the … Read more

Grade 6 Maths Milestones for Strong Minds!

Grade 6 Maths Milestones

What are the Grade 6 Maths milestones your children should reach in this important year of primary schooling? By the time your child is in Grade 6, they will have a grasp of the functions of Maths. In Grade 6, their grasp of these will be deepened and expanded. Mental Maths will be strengthened. Numbers, operations, and … Read more