Category Archives: information

Fake News Confronted by Educators and World Wide Newspapers.

Schools are teaching their students to investigate the news they read Continue reading

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Addicted To Distraction — Great article in the New York Times about Concentration

I have found that more and more it is harder and harder to concentrate and to get things done.  And  I teach people how to concentrate better! Most of the people I talk to about reading confess the same problem. The New … Continue reading

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Excellent Hints to Encourage Children

Head Start listed some excellent hints for teachers to encourage children. Good for teachers and parents for children of all ages.   I think some of them are good for co-workers, managers and spouses as well! Head Start Teacher Tips

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Amazing Results on the Book “Anthem”

Our Upper Arlington Summer Speed Reading students read Anthem by Ayn Rand on their last day of class. Their average reading speed upon completing the book was 3,160 words per minute and their comprehension a whopping 92%! (Their beginning comprehension … Continue reading

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Discover or Rediscover Your Public Library

“When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day.”–Jean Fritz, children’s author Last week was National Library Week, and, though we’re a week late, it’s never too late to discover or rediscover your local library! Just don’t plan … Continue reading

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Is the Internet Ruining Reading?

“The attention span of a computer is only as long as its electrical cord.“–Dan Rather Because of the internet, emailing, and text-messaging on cell phones, we actually do more reading now than we did in the seventies and eighties when … Continue reading

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Your Greatest Investment Is the One You Make In Yourself

   This is a repost of a blog posted on October 27, 2014 by S.Anthony Iannarino with his permission. “There is no greater investment that you can make than the investment you make in yourself. “There is no greater return … Continue reading

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