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If You'd Like To Know Why Reading Matters
by Barbara Freedman-De Vito

Here Are Some of the Reasons Why Reading Is So Important for Children
Why Do We Tell Children to Read? We're always telling children that books and reading are good for them, but have we ever really thought about why that's true ? Exactly what do older children get out of reading novels ? What do younger kids get from reading children's stories and being read to ? Does reading matter?

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SPEED READING TIPS


Benefits Of Speed Reading
by Melvin Ng

Abstract:
A question that is often asked of speed reading trainers is whether or not anyone can improve their reading speed. The simple, straightforward, answer to this question is "yes", they can. However, this is not to say that the leaner will not have to provide some input of their own: after all, all learning is a form of trade-off.
Which Is More Important, Reading Faster Or Comprehension?
by Melvin Ng

Abstract: A common enough remark is that speed reading takes the joy out of reading. However, is this entirely fair? Would it not be fairer to say that being able to speed read actually increases the joy of reading? To answer this, we need to look at some of the reasons why we are speed reading in the first place!
Skimming - Will It Improve Your Reading Speed?
by Melvin Ng

Abstract: A cornerstone of the ability to speed read is the ability to skim. However, many argue that skimming is in fact cheating - i.e. you're not really reading at all! The following is a brief outline argument in favor of why skimming will improve your reading speed (and ability).

Vocalization - The Biggest Hurdle Iin Speed Reading
by Melvin Ng

Abstract: Very often, when perusing materials relating to improving your speed reading skills, you'll see comments to the effect that vocalization is the biggest hurdle in speed reading. Moreover, if you do happen to be one of those people who vocalize when you read, you'll need to overcome this practice if you want to significantly increase your reading speed.
Various Speed Reading Techniques
by Melvin Ng

Abstract: The ability to speed read is an important skill in today's world, where - whether we are students or at work - we are often expected to read hefty amounts of materials on a daily basis. As a result, improving your speed reading technique is something each and every one of us should not only do, but maintain. What, then, are speed reading techniques?