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Speed Reading Class: How to Make Difficult Reading Easy


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These slides are from the Iris Speed Reading Classes & Memory Improvement Courses. Iris is the largest and leading provider of Speed Reading & Memory Improvement Courses in the United States. This course covers speed reading and how to make difficult reading easy for speed readers.

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Speed Reading Class: How to Make Difficult Reading Easy

  1. 1. How To Make Difficult Reading Easy Welcome!
  2. 2. Gaining Background Knowledge Before ReadingThe more familiar you are with a subject, the easier it will be to read.
  3. 3. Multiple Reading Process 1. Preview 2. Overview 3. Read 4. Final Review 5. Recite
  4. 4. Consider Doing MRP on Sections Preview Overview ReadThen move on to the next section in the chapter.
  5. 5. Read & RecallRead a paragraph, immediately write what it was about (a keyword or 2-3 words max)
  6. 6. Dealing with Diagrams, Charts, Formulas, etc.How To Get Maximum Comprehension When You Must Analyze a Diagram, Chart or Forumula
  7. 7. How Taking Notes Creatively Makes Reading Easier Taking Notes Strengthens RetentionMind Mapping Helps You Remember Visually
  8. 8. Pushing Through the Material How To Avoid Re-Reading When you should re-read
  9. 9. Pushing Through the MaterialMaking marks to signify difficult areas
  10. 10. Mental Checkpoints To make sure you are focused check to see ifyou are still paying attention after each section.
  11. 11. Using Questions To Read Critically What? Why? How?
  12. 12. Reading PhilosophyTry to find the question the author is trying to answer
  13. 13. 3 Other Ways to Improve Quality of Comprehension1. Reading a wide variety of material2. Discussion3. Testing (Actual Tests or Self-recitation)
  14. 14. When To Look Up Unfamiliar Terms After you finish a paragraph
  15. 15. Dont Read to Remember, Read to Understand Reading for Understanding is that GoalAfter youve understood the material, you can then focus on trying to remember it.