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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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Read a Banned Book

“To choose a good book, look in an inquisitor’s prohibited list.“–John Aiken Celebrate the freedom to read what you want and having an open mind during Banned Book Week, September 30-October 6, 2012.  We have listed below ten frequently challenged classics.  The … 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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E-Learning Increases Reading Load

“The Stone Age didn’t end because they ran out of stones.”    –Unknown Online learning, particularly blended learning, which combines online learning with traditional classroom learning, is the future of education–and the future is here.  Online learning requires copious amounts of reading, which requires better … Continue reading

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Having Fun Helping Read Across America Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.” Dr. Seuss How do you get a room full of 3rd graders to laugh outloud while still concentrating on a story?  Read them … Continue reading

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Are You as Confused About Practice and Perfection as Wilt Chamberlain?

“They say that nobody is perfect.  Then they tell you practice makes perfect.  I wish they’d make up their minds. ”                          –Wilt Chamberlain When learning a skill–be it baseball, conversational Spanish, or guitar–you know that practice is the key to mastering … Continue reading

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Changing a habit — Live Instruction or Virtual?

For 35 Years, our niche has been “real instruction–real results.” Learning a new skill is better with a good coach who will watch what you are doing, show you the right way to do it, help you practice correctly (the … Continue reading

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Motivating the Reluctant Reader

Children are not born hating to read.  Preschoolers love to be read to and love to “read” their own books.  I can remember my own children when they were small poring over the same old books for half an hour … Continue reading

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Speed Reading Plus™ Blog Launch by Bonnie James

Reposting our first blog to start off a new year. Continue reading

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