1984

Speed Reading The Classics: 1984 [VIDEO]

In celebration of National Reading Month, today we showcase a classic work of literature as run through our AccelaReader web app. The dystopian classic 1984, just in time for the upcoming elections! Note: In this video, AccelaReader will be set at 400 words per minute (WPM), and 2 words at a time. Click on each […]

skimming

How To Speed Read Without Skimming

You probably know someone out there who is in a perpetual state of information overload. The main side effect of which, is the inability to properly comprehend and remember the information that reaches them through their many digital devices, and that often results in the practice commonly known as skimming. Perhaps you are even one […]

Questions

Who Was Evelyn Wood, Anyway?

In my Iris courses, I sometimes mention the name of Evelyn Wood and see a few faces light up in recognition. But most people who have heard her name know very little about her, other than that she had something to do with speed reading. So I thought a quick post would help to fill […]

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8 Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read According To Neil deGrasse Tyson

Celebrator of science, Neil deGrasse Tyson, took part in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything and was asked the following question: “Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?” It’s a great question to ask. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and one of this generation’s foremost teachers of science. Tyson’s response […]

Reading Mistakes

Are You Making These 3 Reading Mistakes?

When was the last time you learned how to read? If you’re like most people, it was probably at some point early on in grade school. The problem with most educational systems is that there is little follow up in teaching students how to read more efficiently. You may have learned the basics, but very […]

Taking notes

Note-Taking Strategies for Students [VIDEO]

This video covers note-taking strategies for students. You’ll learn best practices for taking efficient notes. You’ll also learn how to visually take notes in order to remember information more effectively. This video also covers common note-taking mistakes to avoid. Share this post: More Resources: Attend a live speed-reading course in your city Register for an […]