Step 5 Rapid Read

In school we learned to read with the left hemisphere of the brain in a very conscious, linear, one-syllable-at-a-time manner. This was excellent for building visual recognition of words and a working vocabulary. However, this type of reading severely limits processing speed and comprehension of written information. Since you are already skilled at reading, it is time to grow beyond the limitations of early schooling and realize your tremendous capacity for efficient reading.

The ultimate goal of a skilled reader is to read across a broad range of speeds. Truly skillful reading is flexible reading, which varies speed depending upon the complexity of the information and purpose for reading.

Helping Your Child Learn To Read

Helping Your Child Learn To Read

When parents help their children learn to read, they help open the door to a new world. As a parent, you can begin an endless learning chain: You read to your children, they develop a love of stories and poems, they want to read on their own, they practice reading, and finally they read for their own information or pleasure. They become readers, and their world is forever expanded and enriched.

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