Category Archives: self development

Great Speed Reading Techniques That save you time!

 Recently, Bonnie James, President of Advanced Reading Concepts was a guest of Mary B. Relotto on the Dames Bond’s Columbus BizTV show. She shared some of the Myths of Speed Reading and tips on how to read faster. You can watch it … Continue reading

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Summer Speedreading Students Score!

“This has been and probably will be the most important and valuable course I will ever take.  The time I will have now to do other things will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you so much for allowing me to trust myself … 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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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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Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Is Also a Gifted Speedreader

“He read the entire Chronicles of Narnia series when he was four, and we said, ‘O.k., we’re going to have to keep him from getting bored.’”  –Ron Kluwe, father of Chris Kluwe When I think of famous speedreaders, I think of John … Continue reading

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Dyslexic Children Read Better with Wider Spacing

French and Italian scientists have discovered that children with dyslexia can immediately read 20% faster and twice as accurately (the equivalent of the improvement of one year of schooling) if the letters in text are more widely spaced.  The researchers have introduced a … Continue reading

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Summer Speedreading Students Score!

“This has been and probably will be the most important and valuable course I will ever take.  The time I will have now to do other things will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you so much for allowing me to trust myself … Continue reading

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Classroom for Success: 5 Good Things about Stuff Going Wrong

Classroom for Success: 5 Good Things about Stuff Going Wrong. Great post on LifeCoachMarie’s blog. Her previous blog is also great–why to celebrate success.  And Marie, being an avid sailor, love your blog masthead!

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Multitasking May Hurt Your Performance, But It Makes You Feel Better

It’s been proven that multitasking limits performance, but it is so very popular. This article that was in my news from Ohio State tells why. and how it becomes addicting.   Interesting read. Multitasking May Hurt Your Performance, But It Makes … Continue reading

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Learn to Speed Read and Stay Forever Young!

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.  Anyone who keeps learning stays young.  The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.“–Henry Ford You know the secrets to living a longer, healthier life:  quit … Continue reading

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