Building Strong Readers: The Powerful Impact of Phonics on Remedial Learning

Exploring phonics

Does your child sometimes stumble over unfamiliar words, struggle to sound them out, or get frustrated reading aloud? If so, you’re not alone! Many children need a little extra support to unlock the magic of reading. Here at Japari School, we believe phonics is the key to building strong reading foundations in the crucial early … Read more

Japari School’s Multisensory Learning: Exploring Sensory Blocks

Pupils playing with numicon together

In education, teachers are always working to improve how they teach to make learning better for pupils. One approach that has gained momentum in recent years is multisensory learning, a concept that lies at the heart of Japari School’s innovative approach. It is one that makes Japari School very unique.   Often pupils are able to … Read more

Holiday Activity Ideas for Neurodiverse Children

holiday activity ideas for neurodiverse children

December in South Africa brings with it a welcome break from school for remedial students. This is a chance to rest up, to relax and to recover after a demanding academic year. It is also a time for parents to be with their children over the festive season. For many people, on the other hand, … Read more

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