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Read a novel in 90 minutes with life-changing speed-reading app - Philly.com (blog)
Spritz inputs the material you're reading into the bar one word at a time, aligning the words differently and highlighting a letter in red to help your mind recognize it quicker. In doing so, it eliminates all of the empty space your eyes digest while ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:20:51 GMT
Not So Fast: Speed-Reading App Fails To Convince Experts - NBCNews.com
A new Web app that promises vast increases in reading speed has been making the rounds in social media and tech news. But experts in the field say that the technique not only doesn't work, it didn't work when it was first proposed, either — more than ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:02:30 GMT
Why World Read Aloud Day is my favorite holiday - Washington Post (blog)
To raise awareness of the educational challenges that many children face, a non-profit organization called LitWorld has designated the first Wednesday of every March “World Read Aloud Day.” It's hard to imagine a more delightful holiday: “to celebrate ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:56:57 GMT
Tom Wolf, leading Democrat in Pennsylvania governor's race, campaigns in ... - WFMZ Allentown
The leading Democratic candidate for governor of Pennsylvania made a stop in Reading on Thursday. Tom Wolf took a tour of the Schmidt Training and Technology Center at Reading Area Community College. Wolf, a businessman from York County, said he ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:07:45 GMT
Bolton: Reading level, not race, helps determine a child's future - The State
Columbia, SC — ONE RECENT evening, my sons and I sat reading prior to heading to bed. While I often end up reading to them, this was one of those times when each of us took a turn reading to the others. After my 8-year-old had read a chapter, he ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:02:40 GMT
Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer honors Amanda Stout students for recycling ... - WFMZ Allentown
After a recent presentation about the importance of recycling, more than 125 fourth grade students enrolled in the mayor's "Kids for A Clean City" club. The club encourages students to improve their neighborhood by not littering and taking part in ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:51:42 GMT
Serious Silliness: High School Reading and Writing Inspired by Dr. Seuss - New York Times (blog)
This week marks the 110th anniversary of Theodor Seuss Geisel's birth, and the 17th annual Read Across America event that celebrates his birthday. Though many consider the self-made “doctor”— who, in fact, was a poet, cartoonist, author and ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:59:58 GMT
Study finds Reading lacks healthy food - WFMZ Allentown
Study finds Reading lacks healthy food. READING, Pa. -. When you walk down the streets of Reading, it is not hard to find a corner store, but Reading Health System employees say not enough of those corner stores have healthy options. "Forty-one percent ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:29:17 GMT