Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
In a study, parents and toddlers talked more when reading print books, and were more likely to hold the book or turn pages together.
The rand reached R15.4550/$ yesterday – its worst level in almost a year.
Even though they're little, babies benefit from early reading more than you think and one study is showing that the earlier you start reading to your child, the better.
Just 20 minutes of reading aloud to your kids each day could result in them earning over R50K per year more than those who weren't exposed to this bonding experience.
The size of a child’s vocabulary during the early years helps shape language skills later in life. Here are seven things parents and educators can do to help build children’s language and vocabulary skills.
We could go on and on about the benefits of spending time reading, drawing or simply talking to your children, but you’re probably tired of hearing that. With 50% of children having never read a book with their parents though, maybe we actually aren't saying it often enough.
A teacher and first-year principal in the U.S. is using Facebook Live to read bedtime stories to her learners once a week, and we absolutely love the idea!
So, how exactly can dogs help children to read? It's simpler than it sounds, promise.
How the simple act of reading bedtime stories to your children could be the most significant contribution you can make to their future success.
It’s the festive season and most of us are on holiday already. Here are some top picks by African authors launched this year, you can enjoy in the sun.
SA economic growth surprised.
Ethnikids founder, Khumo Tapfumaneyi, tells us all the reasons rhyming develops early literacy in little ones and recommends adding these local books to your child’s reading repertoire.
Despite the huge benefits that reading offers, many children fall behind from about the age of 10, and research shows there are some things parents and teachers may do that actually put children off reading.
Ethnikids founder Khumo Tapfumaneyi shares the reasons you should be adding a book series to your child's reading list and recommends a few locally written options.
A Pretoria advocate has found a cause close to his heart and is running with it – literally.
“Books in the mother tongue are essential, especially for the early stage development of children’s reading ability.”
To celebrate World Read Aloud Day on 1 February, the READ Educational Trust explains why reading out loud to child can change their destiny. Whoah, really? Yes.
The rand is still below R14/$.
Bill Gates apparently reads 50 books a year. For the rest of us, December is the ideal time to catch up on our reading. If you are not sure where to start, some of these recommendations will certainly pique your interest.
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