Category Archives: Reading Improvement Tips

5 Steps to a More Efficient 2014

With the start of a new calendar year, many people think about how quickly the past year went by, and how often it seemed that there just wasn’t enough time to get everything done. If you’re one of those people, … Continue reading…

Reading: The Gift of Good Health

For some people in the Northern Hemisphere right now in the middle of winter, the dark nights can lead to feeling sad because of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), but many people experience a sort of “holiday blues.” If you’re feeling … Continue reading…

How to Prioritize Your E-Mail to Save Reading Time

Most people don’t really want to go back to work in the office after a nice relaxing vacation, and for many of them one of the main reasons is the huge backlog of e-mail messages waiting for them. With all … Continue reading…

Why Literacy Skills Increase Your Earning Potential

According to Stephen Fuller at George Mason University, people who struggle with reading face “a lifetime of economic challenges.” In conjunction with a project sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) in the United States, Fuller and other researchers … Continue reading…

How to Cut Your Reading Time in Half

If you’ve been focused on improving your speed reading skills, you’ve probably interpreted the title of this post to mean that we’re about to give you some tips on how to read twice as fast as you already to. While … Continue reading…

Using the Technique of Active Reading to Read Faster

Comprehension is just as important as speed when you’re reading. If you’re simply skimming over a text and you have no memory of what you read when you’re done, then you’re not speed reading, you’re flipping pages – and you’ll … Continue reading…

Will Fast Food Make Children Better Readers?

This month, the global fast-food company McDonald’s has been putting books instead of toys into their “Happy Meals.” By the end of this second and final week of the campaign, the company anticipates distributing over 20 million paperback books. The … Continue reading…

When Kids Devour Books Instead of Candy

More than 100 books were handed out to princesses, vampires, superheroes, ghosts, and zombies last night by Professor Gary Fox, of Fairview, Missouri. Why did he choose to give trick-or-treaters a copy of “Robinson Crusoe” instead of a pack of … Continue reading…

Learning to Love Reading Is Like Magic

When children who are struggling to learn to read suddenly find the key to solving their problems, it’s as if someone has waved a magic wand and transformed their lives. Reading opens doors, helps people learn new ways to think … Continue reading…

Leo Fuchigami’s New Approach To Studying At HackMyStudy.com

There’s nothing more frustrating than spending hours on end reading and reviewing study materials, only to come away feeling as if you know less than you did when you started. This isn’t limited just to your college years – it’s … Continue reading…