Category Archives: speed reading

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Your Local Library

This blog was originally published in 2013! But I am putting it out again because I want us to support our libraries more now than ever! I can’t imagine how hard it would be to be a librarian or manage … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Be Reading

Reading makes you more knowledgeable and sharpens your analytical skills. The Atlantic did a study proving that reading a novel actually changes your brain. Continue reading

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How to Avoid Deception

This is another re-post of one of our first blogs. It is unfortunate that it keeps being relevant.But Friday’s Columbus Dispatch had an article in it called: Poll: Misinformation a problem. “Most respondents say it spurs extremism, hate.” Written by … Continue reading

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Update to the Update on THE Ohio State University

Our most recent blog was about the word “the” which is the most commonly used structure word and which usually doesn’t really have any meaning. Continue reading

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“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.“–Dr. Seuss I am re-blogging this from several years ago because March is National Reading Month and Tuesday, March 2nd is … Continue reading

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Today’s Exhausted Superkids–the Value of Sleep

The following is a follow on from a parenting article in the Washington Post that kids need more sleep.
The original was from a 2015 article in the New York times written by Frank Bruni: Today’s Exhausted Superkids. “There are several passages in the new book “Overloaded and Underprepared” that fill me with sadness for American high school students, the most driven of whom are forever in search of a competitive edge. Some use stimulants like Adderall. Some cheat.

But the part of the book that somehow got to me most was about sleep.”
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Myths About Speed Reading–Are They Really READING It?

I am reposting this because this is an ongoing concern about people who are afraid to read fast–it is all in their inner definition of “reading.” A common question I’m asked after telling people how fast our graduates can read … Continue reading

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In Honor of Presidents’ Day I am re-posting the following blog: 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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Breaking Free of What Holds Us Back

The elephant will always believe the rope will hold him until he tests it. What small rope is holding you back? Continue reading

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Children with Dyslexia or ADD Are Gifted Speed Readers

Originally posted on Speed Reading Plus Blog!:
Students with dyslexia and/or ADD tend to get the hang of speed reading faster than others; in fact, quite often they are the most gifted of speed readers.? Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons?explain…

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