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SmartBrain Grade R's in Bellville South Below are extracts from an article written by Astrid Februarie in the Tygerburger recently.  She wrote: "In an effort to prepare learners for Grade 1, Bellville South Primary School is hoping to implement...

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Die vaardigheid om goed en met begrip te kan lees is... SmartBrain spesialiseer daarin om voorskoolse leerders skoolgereed te kry en lê ‘n stewige basis vir lees-, skryf-, wiskunde- en kreatiewe vaardighede. SmartBrain se Graad R- lees-, skryf en...

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Loretha van Dyk gaan groot in Klerksdorp en Potchefstroom 'n Vrou met 'n groot hart is Loretha van Dyk. Behalwe dat sy 'n leerskool het wat kinders inneem wat nie in die hoofstroom aanpas nie, het sy ook ingesien dat hierdie kinders veel vinniger gehelp kan word...

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SmartBrain Grade R’s in Bellville South

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20170612_091309Below are extracts from an article written by Astrid Februarie in the Tygerburger recently.  She wrote:

“In an effort to prepare learners for Grade 1, Bellville South Primary School is hoping to implement a programme to help stimulate the minds of their learners to make the learning process easier.

Diane Cupido, the principal, says there are far too many learners who start Grade 1 and don’t even know their own first name, age or how to pronounce the alphabet, and she is determined to change this at her school by means of the SmartBrain programme.

“This programme is aimed at learners who have difficulty processing information and remembering it as well.  We intend to start this programme in our Grade R classes as learning the basics, which include knowing the alphabet (sounds), knowing how to accurately write these letters in order to write their own names, because it is important to their academic career and they cannot be passed onto the next grade if they do not know these basics”, she says

Cupido says although they have several learners who attend the SmartBrain Child Development Institute in Bellville and have seen the progress, they found that there are more children who are in need and therefor approached the Institute to invest their skills at the school.

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“We do not only want to expose our grade R learners to the programme, but children in all grades who have developed a learning disability due to not learning or not being taught the necessary skills at a younger age,” she says.

The SmartBrain programme that was established and founded in Cape Town in 1996 by Marilyn Opperman and Brand van Dyk, has helped uplift countless struggling learners and have trained a multitude of parents to be forward-thinking in stimulating their children to give them greater opportunities to develop their potential.

Their mission is to equip learners, parents and educators with scientifically proven learning methods and information about how the brain can be programmed for giftedness so that they will know how to lay the right foundation from birth right through to adulthood, to serve as springboard from where success can be achieved in all spheres.

Cupido says the school is in talks with a sponsor to make the programme available to all learners and teachers, and once this is finalised the programme will be running at the school three times a week with follow up meetings with parents every three months.

“This would help us reach our academic goals we have set out for ourselves,” she adds.

SmartBrain’s advanced study and memory programme:

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Dalron Pedro, Grade 12 learner at Settlers High, says thank you. Six months ago his marks for Afrikaans were 40%. Due to SmartBrain’s intervention he passed his final year with 69% for Afrikaans.

 

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Prof Kobus Maree says in his book “Make your child brighter”, that study does not only improve the child’s performance, but  it always leaves a psychological residue. He says that something remains with the child, something rubs off on the child, and that the child gradually acquires a larger frame of reference. In other words, he says: with every little bit of information the  child masters, he/she becomes a little brighter.

Die vaardigheid om goed en met begrip te kan lees is die hoofrede waarom leerders goed vaar op skool.

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SmartBrain spesialiseer daarin om voorskoolse leerders skoolgereed te kry en lê ‘n stewige basis vir lees-, skryf-, wiskunde- en kreatiewe vaardighede.

SmartBrain se Graad R- lees-, skryf en wiskunde programme is vir kinders tussen 4 en 6 jaar en verseker ‘n soliede fondasie vir latere skool sukses.

Voordele van so ‘n program vir u voorskoolse kind:

• ‘n Versekering dat u kind nie een dag op skool tussen 30 ander kinders gaan verdwyn of agter raak nie.
• Dit voorkom nie net lees- en wiskunde agterstande nie, maar is vir baie leerders ‘n begeleiding na begaafdheid.

Wat sê die kenners:
“Getuienis dui al hoe meer daarop dat kinders wat moeilik leer en selfs dié wat op die grens van verstandelike gestremdheid staan, dalk nie behoorlike intellektuele stimulasie in hulle baie vroeë jare ontvang het nie.

Dit lyk asof daar ‘n kritieke periode is in die eerste drie tot vier jaar wanneer die potensiaal vir intellektuele groei aangegryp moet word. Daar is ensiemstelsels in die brein wat in hierdie kort tydjie geaktiveer moet word. As ‘n mens hierdie geleentheid deur jou vingers laat glip, kan die kind dalk nooit sy of haar potensiaal bereik nie”.
James Dobson

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Your child can be a genius!

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Who of us don’t want their baby to be super intelligent? With the SmartBrain Early Learning Programme you can do just that. It only takes ten minutes a day and you will help your child to master reading, maths and encyclopaedic facts faster than you can imagine. The best time to start is before the child can crawl. Your words and face expression and the flash cards you show is what interest the baby the most. Contact SmartBrain at 021-910 2615 for more information.

Loretha van Dyk gaan groot in Klerksdorp en Potchefstroom

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‘n Vrou met ‘n groot hart is Loretha van Dyk. Behalwe dat sy ‘n leerskool het wat kinders inneem wat nie in die hoofstroom aanpas nie, het sy ook ingesien dat hierdie kinders veel vinniger gehelp kan word as hulle ook die SmartBrain leesprogram volg. Inderhaas moes sy ‘n huis vir die kinders inrig.  Sommige van die klassies vind selfs buite in die tuin plaas, omdat daar nie genoeg klaskamers vir al die kinders is nie.

 

SmartBrain se leeslessies en studiekursusse word in die middag by die sentrum in Klerksdorp en in Potchefstroom aangebied.

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Twee nuwe fasiliteerders was vroeg 2017 opgelei om haar hande te versterk. Aan die linkerkant is daar Priscilla wat haar moet help in Klerksdorp en aan die regterkant is daar Natasha, wat in haar finale jaar vir Grondslagfaseonderwys is, wat haar in Potchefstroom gaan bystaan.

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