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Breakthrough Rapid Reading

073520019X


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Book Description
A previous National Director of Education for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics presents his do-it-yourself program for increasing reading speed and boosting comprehension. "Speed reading is one of the truly useful educational ideas of the last few years, and this book can be the least expensive and most efficient way you can learn it." --William Proxmire, United States Senator The perfect answer to today's information explosion, Peter Kump's rapid reading method has already helped thousands of people to read up to eight times faster, with better concentration and retention. This program brings together the best of what classroom speed reading courses have to offer, and distills fundamental principles and skills that can be learned at home with the help of the drills and exercises provided. And because it lets readers...


Evelyn Wood Seven-Day Speed Reading and Learning Program
Stanley D. Frank
1566194024
June 1994
Hardcover
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From AudioFile
Adapted from the 1990 book REMEMBER EVERYTHING YOU READ, this guide offers an assortment of skills to help students develop effective study habits and get through large amounts of reading material. The package includes an eight-page booklet containing diagrams that illustrate several of the reading and learning strategies. Stanley Frank, co-developer of the Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics program, unveils the secrets of Evelyn Wood: an array of strategies with detailed explanations, case histories, disclaimers, and opportunities to stop the tape and practice the skills. Byron Paul's reading is smooth, reassuring, and easy to listen to. S.E.S. © AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.

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Triple Your Reading Speed
Wade E. Cutler
0743475763
July 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
This fourth edition of Triple Your Reading Speed does just that -- with self-quizzes and tests that make it fun and simple to acquire the skills that will give you an edge in school and on the job. The renowned Acceleread Method helps you to break old habits that may be slowing you down, and develop strategies for increased comprehension in less time, with eye exercises to control and expand vision drills for practicing pacing and block reading strategies for mastering the "two-stop" reading method...and more!Boost your reading power today with Triple Your Reading Speed.

About the Author
WADE E. CUTLER developed the Cutler Accleread Method, which has been successfully taught in a classroom setting to thousands of students and professionals.


Improve Your Reading
Ron Fry
1401889158
July 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
No gimmicky speed-reading method, Improve Your Reading presents a practical way to increase what an individual learns from texts, notes, and resources. It's not how much or how fast one can read that matters, but how much one can understand and remember. Whether reading texts or their own notes, the reader will learn effective reading comprehension skills required for success in high school, college, and throughout life.

About the Author
Ron Fry is the best-selling author of 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions and the brand-new edition of Your First Interview, two of the more than 40 books he?s written. He is an acknowledged authority and frequent speaker and seminar leader on a wide variety of job-search topics at schools and associations nationwide. ...


7 Keys to Comprehension: How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!

0761515496


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Book Description
It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children.

7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already using this valuable program—practical, thoughtful advice about the seven simple thinking strategies that proficient readers use:

• Connecting reading to their background knowledge
• Creating sensory images
• Asking questions
• Drawing inferences
• Determining what's important
• Synthesizing ideas
• Solving problems

Easily understood, easily applied, and proven successful, this...


I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers

157110089X


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Skill Builders Reading Grade 4
Bettyanne Gillette
1932210067
Apr 2003
Paperback
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Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
Siegfried Engelmann
0671631985
June 1986
Paperback
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Book Description
* Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read?* Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading?* Are you worried that your child will become lost in overcrowded classrooms?* Did you know that early readers hold an advantage over their peers throughout school?* Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you'll do something wrong?SRAs DISTAR® is the most successful beginning reading program available to schools across the country. Research has proven that children taught by the DISTAR® method outperform their peers who receive instruction from other programs. Now for the first time, this program has been adapted for parent and child to use at home. Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and...


The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships
Lois J. Zachary, Lois J. Zachary
0787947423
January 15, 2000
Paperback
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Review
"The greatest gift one can give, other than love, is to help another learn! The Mentor's Guide has made that gift-giving compelling, comfortable, and competent. Every leader who cares about nurturing talent and facilitating excellence will find this book a joy to read and a jewel to share." (Chip R. Bell, author of Managers as Mentors)

"Life is an adventure and The Mentor's Guide generates excitement and energy for the journey. Full of pragmatic, comprehensive ideas for those whose passion is developing leaders, it is guaranteed to be all you will need to cultivate a fruitful and fun mentoring journey. The adventure begins and ends within these pages!" (Carrole A. Wolin, President, National Institute for Leadership Development)

"Zachary has written a comprehensive and accessible review of the complex and...



Kaplan Grammar Power
Jane Schwartz
0743241126
Mar 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Empower Yourself. Communicate with Confidence.How you say things is sometimes more important than what you say. Grammatical errors can distract readers and listeners, and detract from an otherwise brilliant presentation. This essential guide to grammar will help you communicate your thoughts with precision and confidence. Kaplan Grammar Power includes:• Complete review of sentence structure• Everything you need to know about nouns, verbs, pronouns, modifiers, and more• The key rules of punctuation• Helpful tips and strategies• Skill-honing exercises with answer key, glossary, and more


SAT The Critical Reading Section: Reading Passages (SparkNotes)
SparkNotes Editors
1411402723
January 2005
Paperback
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Teach Yourself Speed Reading
Tina Konstant
0071426655
Oct 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Speed-reading is about reading--and being able to recall--more written information in less time. Following a unique five-step system, this practical guide teaches readers the basics of speed-reading in less than an hour. It includes tools and information on a variety of reading and memory techniques that allow readers to start using and practicing the techniques as they read--and therefore finish this book in a fraction of the time they would have taken previously. The book shows how to read effectively under pressure and concentrate in today's noisy, distracting environments.


Flash Kids Workbook: Grade 2 Reading (Harcourt Family Learning Series)
FlashKids Editors
141140114X
July 2004
Paperback
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Flash Kids Workbook: Grade 1 Reading (Harcourt Family Learning Series)
FlashKids Editors
1411401131
July 2004
Paperback
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Literacy Centers for Reading Skills Pre K-1
Dede Dodds
0743937023
June 2003
Paperback
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Flash Kids Workbook: Grade 3 Reading (Harcourt Family Learning Series)
FlashKids Editors
1411401158
July 2004
Paperback
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Skill Builders Reading Grade 5
Deborah Morris
1932210075
Apr 2003
Paperback
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Building the Reading Brain, PreK-3
Patricia Wolfe, Pamela Ann Nevills
0761939040
April 19, 2004
Paperback
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Review
Robert Sylwester : An excellent, important book
Yvette Jackson, Executive Director : Although there is an enormous amount of information, the simplicity of the language, the chronology of reading development, and the suggested practices or strategies at various stages create a comprehensive, meaningful, and relevant text.

Book Description
"An excellent, important book!"Robert SylwesterAuthor, A Biological Brain in a Cultural Classroom "Although there is an enormous amount of information, the simplicity of the language, the chronology of reading development, and the suggested practices or strategies at various stages create a comprehensive, meaningful, and relevant text."Yvette Jackson, Executive DirectorNational Urban AllianceMeet the most important challenge of education by...


Mind Performance Hacks : Tips & Tools for Overclocking Your Brain (Hacks)
Ron Hale-Evans
0596101538
February 6, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
You're smart. This book can make you smarter. Mind Performance Hacks provides real-life tips and tools for overclocking your brain and becoming a better thinker. In the increasingly frenetic pace of today's information economy, managing your life requires hacking your brain. With this book, you'll cut through the clutter and tune up your brain intentionally, safely, and productively. Grounded in current research and theory, but offering practical solutions you can apply immediately, Mind Performance Hacks is filled with life hacks that teach you to: Use mnemonic tricks to remember numbers, names, dates, and other flotsam you need to recall Put down your calculator and perform complex math in your head, with your fingers, or on the back of a napkin Spark your creativity with innovative brainstorming...


Writing Fiction: The Practical Guide from New York's Acclaimed Creative Writing School
Gotham Writers' Workshop (Editor)
1582343306
August 2003
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
The faculty of the Gotham Writers' Workshop-which now has 6,000 students not only in New York City but around the world (with online classes)-use an original approach in this how-to: Raymond Carver's classic story "Cathedral" (reprinted in the book) serves as a basis for their discussion of technique. The contributors are not household names, but all are published authors of fiction. Chapters touch on all the essentials: character development, pacing, dialogue and revision ("Real Writers Revise" the chapter title exhorts). All expand on the idea that "good writing comes down to craft far more than most people realize," while also reminding aspiring authors that "rules are made to be broken." The writing is fresh and full of concrete advice (e.g., "Desire is in the heart of every dimensional character"), and...


Get Wise! Mastering Reading Comprehension Skills
Nathan Barber
0768912482
Aug 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
In this addition to the Get Wise! series, wise refers not only to knowledge and self-improvement, but also to the irreverent, satirical, conversational tone that runs throughout each book. Each book addresses a specific skill set, discussing the fundamentals and providing cool and entertaining drills, fun activities, and games for high school students who want to Get Wise!

From the Publisher
Features and Benefits: -Comprehensive overview of reading comprehension strategies. -Fun, engaging drills and exercises to help master each topic. -Irreverent, "smart-alecky" tone. -Chi, the always present personal tour-guide.


Come! Let's Read with Dick and Jane!: 12 Book Reading Set
Penguin Books
0448439816
July 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
This reading set will help children read basic words and will aid them in building sentences. Twenty-four classic Dick and Jane stories with full-color art bring reading skills to life! A letter helps to guide parents and a sheet of reward stickers will encourage reluctant readers.


Evergreen With Readings: A Guide to Writing
Susan Fawcett, Alvin Sandberg
0395958474


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American 24-Karat Gold
Yvonne C. Sisko
0321365240
Nov 2005
Paperback
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Reading Comprehension and Skills Gr 5
Carson Dellosa Publishing
0887244300
May 2005
Paperback
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Flash Kids Workbook: Grade 6 Reading (Harcourt Family Learning Series)
FlashKids Editors
1411400771
July 2004
Paperback
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The Reading Teacher's Book Of Lists, 5th Edition (J-B Ed: Book of Lists)
Edward B. Ph.D. Fry, Jacqueline E. Ed.D. Kress
0787982571
April 14, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Written for anyone who teaches reading, The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists is the thoroughly revised edition of the best-selling foundational reading reference book. This classic resource is filled with 218 up-to-date lists teachers can use to develop instructional materials and plan lessons that might otherwise take years and much effort to acquire. The book is organized into¿eighteen sections that are brimming with practical examples, key words, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used as is or adapted to meet the students' needs. The lists are designed to be photocopied as needed for individual, small group or large group use.

This revised fifth edition contains a complete overhaul of teaching methods sections and includes new sections on electronic resources, new literacies, building fluency,...



How to Get Your Child to Love Reading: For Ravenous and Reluctant Readers Alike
Esm¿ Raji Codell
1565123085
June 6, 2003
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Codell (Educating Esme) has amassed an exuberant treasure trove for parents who want to help their children develop a love of reading. A strong believer in reading aloud, Codell gives an admiring nod to the work of Jim Trelease (The Read-Aloud Handbook), while presenting her own theory that interest (finding the right books for the child), integration (using reading as a springboard into other disciplines) and invention (when a child's unique ideas are inspired by the writing) can make the difference in how a youngster approaches reading. Codell, a teacher and librarian, resists grouping books by age level, explaining, "don't let somebody else's scoring system define your child, and don't let reading levels level your child's love of reading." Instead, she offers a simple method for determining whether a book is...


Mosaic of Thought : Teaching Comprehension in a Reader's Workshop
Susan Zimmermann, Ellin Oliver Keene
0435072374
April 21, 1997
Paperback
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Review
“You will be reluctant to set this book aside until you have visualized, inferred, synthesized, and questioned the immediate application to your classroom.”–Kansas Journal of Reading

Book Description
How do students become thoughtful, independent readers who comprehend text at a deep level?

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