Speed Reading: How to read faster, understand more and remember longer

Ramona Saraoru · January 16, 2023

Research on speed reading has proven that practicing speed reading has a significant impact on students’ reading skills. For instance, a study of 108 university students who practiced speed reading found significant differences between the study participants and the control group: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41465-020-00182-4

This five-week course will offer teachers an understanding of the techniques and strategies of speed reading. It will also further facilitate and support teachers to develop speed reading skills that they can use to improve their students’ reading as well as apply these skills in their daily work and life.

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize own strengths and weaknesses as a reader
  • Demonstrate understanding and how to use hand pacing and previewing during sessions and in-class
  • Demonstrate understanding and how to use eye hop, parroting, reviewing, and embodying during sessions and in-class
  • Apply pattern reading
  • Explore visualisation and affirmation
  • Design and execute lesson plan activities that reflect the learnt reading strategies & techniques
  • Reflect on own practices and enhance their teaching practices

Mode of Delivery
Virtual Training

Eligibility
All Primary school educators, teachers of English, and SEN in Ras Al Khaimah and across the United Arab Emirates

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Course Includes

  • 5 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz