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Celebrating Read Across America

Originally posted on Speed Reading Plus Blog!:
“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.“–Dr. Seuss 1st graders listening to Seuss I love Read Across America for personal…

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

Reward Your Students for their A’s with Advanced Reading Concepts Speed Reading Plus™ as an investment in a lifetime of successes.

10 Ways Gifted/A+ Students Can Benefit From Speed Reading 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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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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Celebrate the Mighty Women in Your Life with These Books (Including Yourself)

Stories of Mighty Women to inspire the women in your life. Great blog from A Mighty Girl Inspirational Women: Biographies for Adult Readers Stories of Mighty Women to Inspire on Mother’s Day and Every Day! amightygirl.com “Moms can be an … 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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