Category Archives: reading

What Do Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, JFK, and Jimmy Carter Have in Common Aside from Having Been President?

Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, JFK and Jimmy Carter were all speed -readers. See how they did it. Get a special offer for yourself. Continue reading

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The Nation Article on Avoiding Fake News From Bangkok

I read this article when teaching a class in Bangkok for the USAID. I enjoyed reading the English version of the papers in the hotel lobby. This column in the The Nation by Suthichai Yoon started with: Thais got a taste of what “fake” news can do to you recently when Facebook got fooled by its own algorithm. Continue reading

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Why Advanced Skills Are Recommended For Even the Academically-Talented Students

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10 Ways Gifted/A+ Students Can Benefit From Speed Reading Continue reading

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News you can use: Infographic walks you through 10 questions to detect fake News

From ASCD Smart News via the Seattle Times:   News you can use:  Infographic walks you through 10 questions to detect fake News:  Ten questions for fake news Peter Adams, the senior vice president for educational programs at NLP, said the worksheet … Continue reading

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Michael F. Curtin: Times change, not newspapers’ commitment

Ohio is 214 years old. Ohio’s newspapers are a decade older. Since before statehood, no one has told Ohio’s evolving story more completely and colorfully than its hundreds of daily and weekly newspapers Continue reading

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The Nation Article on Avoiding Fake News From Bangkok

I read this article when teaching a class in Bangkok for the USAID. I enjoyed reading the English version of the papers in the hotel lobby. This column in the The Nation by Suthichai Yoon started with: Thais got a taste of what “fake” news can do to you recently when Facebook got fooled by its own algorithm. 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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