Category: Blog

Rays of Hope and Raising Readers 2017.

Raising Readers were given the wonderful opportunity to work with the staff and volunteers of the Rays of Hope Foundation. This initiative was supported and funded by the P.T.A of Kingsmead School. We would like to thank you as we feel we really gave the participants some new skills and tools which they will be…

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Spellcheck Please!

At a recent presentation I was asked about spelling and why a child who can read still makes spelling mistakes, particularly in creative writing assignments. Reading and spelling are closely linked and are learnt side by side. When we were growing up and learning to read and write, the theory went like this ‘the better…

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Raising Readers and help2read making a difference

Last year Raising Readers had the wonderful opportunity to share our knowledge with teachers from the Diepsloot and Thembisa communities. We realised that this is an avenue where we can really make a difference and give educators the necessary tools to help raise readers.  This week we were fortunate enough to meet some of the…

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Adjusting to new schools

Has your child just started at a new school? Or has he/she just moved to a new teacher within the school? How is he adjusting? Change in a child’s life often brings about change in their behaviour as well. This is completely normal. If your child is normally a confident, happy easy going child and…

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Raising Readers Kits: Special Offer

END OF YEAR SPECIAL 10% off orders PLUS free delivery Investment: R540 per kit (saving R60) Orders close Friday 4 December 2015 Email marian@raisingreaders.co.za Every child loves the colourful, tactile format of these kits. A great tool to have over the holidays to get your little ones ready for 2016 school year If your child…

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