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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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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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Summer Speed Readers Soar with Less Stress and More Success!

“I was very skeptical of this class at first, but by the end of the first day I was very excited to learn and grow. This class taught me so much more than I ever expected and I know this … 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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Reading a “Real” Book Is Better Than Reading on an E-Reader

More fun to read a real book I have  always preferred reading from paper to an electronic device. My Kindle does have advantages as it goes to sleep when I do so I don’t have to find my place when I wake … Continue reading

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August 9th is Book Lovers Day!

Saturday, August 9th is Book Lovers Day.  I found the following information about it from the website of Holiday Insights: “When : August 9th and/or first Saturday in November. Book Lovers Day encourages you to find a place in the … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Deception

 “You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on.”—Harry S. Truman This a repost of one of our first blogs.  But … Continue reading

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