Category Archives: educated

Congrats to Central Ohio High Schools

“There are places I’ll remember all my life.”–Lennon and McCartney Since we are based in Columbus Ohio, we give a shout out of congratulations to the five central Ohio high schools ranking in the top 500 of The Washington Post‘s … Continue reading

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The Gestalt: What How to Read the Bible, a Novel and Making Military Decisions Have in Common

I am reposting this blog from January as I have recently had clients asking about how to do these kinds of reading.  It says that a blog on the military’s need for big picture would soon follow. It didn’t.  But this time it will! … Continue reading

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Celebrate Banned Book Week: September 18 – 24, 2022

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its shame.“ –Oscar Wilde This Blog was first posted in 2013.  Banned Book Week is annual observance starting in 1982 sponsored by the American Library Association, in … Continue reading

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“The” Blog About “The”

“The” is a structure word that is often used as a content word as in it is referring to the only thing or only one that matters. E.g. as an ordinary structure word:  “I’m going to get “the” groceries.” As a content … Continue reading

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Next Reading Hint: Learn to Study Like You Learned to Draw

 In the last post we said that reading is “getting meaning and adding it to what you already know.”  This time we’ll address how to get prior knowledge and use it to have better comprehension.  Most people have already been … Continue reading

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Myths About Speed Reading–Are They Really READING It?

A common question I’m asked after telling people how fast our graduates can read at the end of our courses (average of 1,200 words per minute) is are they really reading it?  So I start our speed reading classes and seminars … Continue reading

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More Fun Participating in Read Across America

I eagerly participated in Read Across America for the third year with another great visit to Prairie Norton Elementary School and got to read for Mrs. LaGue’s wonderful first grade class. The pictures show the front and back of the … Continue reading

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Why Teach Literature?

“When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language.” –James Earl Jones School without To Kill a Mockingbird, … Continue reading

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