Tips for Parents | Western Cape Education Department
Tips for Parents

Welcome to Grade 1 | Welkom by graad 1 | Siyanamkela kwiBakala 1

WCED pamphlets:

 

WCED reading lists:

 

Video clips on YouTube - tips for parents and teachers:

  • Grade R-9 Mathematics: A selection of 14 video clips
    The clips present ideas that can be used by parents and teachers to introduce children to basic mathematical concepts
  • Ways to Assess Understanding
    Approaches that teachers and parents can take to establish whether learning has taken place including observation, questions, demonstrations, interviews and the use of real-life situations.
  • Getting every child in your class reading
    Val Kohler takes you through her suggested steps to getting children reading in the classroom. The principles being applied are particularly appropriate in classrooms where children are at different reading levels. Parents will find ideas for things to do at home.

 

Links to a selection of Internet ("online") games and activities to help reinforce your children's literacy and numeracy skills:

Please note that there are 100s and 100s of such "online" activities available on the Internet: we always advise that parents FIRST assess any such web site BEFORE encouraging their children to visit the site.