Category Archives: reading improvement

The Results Are In–Our Summer Speed Reading Students Really Score!

This is a repost from last fall–but very timely now because we are now taking enrollments for another exciting summer of meeting wonderful youth and helping them reach and exceed their scholastic goals. Click here for our current schedule. 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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Celebrating Read Across America

“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 love Read Across America for personal reasons. I started my career in education as a first grade teacher. … 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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To Annotate or Not To Annotate/Brush Strokes or Picture?

“The thing that bugs me most about annotations is that they make what could be a 10-minute read a half hour read instead.” –Caroline C., Hinsdale Central High School In January 2012 we posted reasons students are reluctant to read, … Continue reading

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The Bard’s Birthday

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” –William Shakespeare (April 23, 1564-April 23, 1616) This month we celebrate the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare, who penned some of the world’s most brilliant plays and … Continue reading

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