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Reading Speed

Speed Reading

There is a difference!

 

As education theories have evolved in the last few decades two skills no longer get much classroom time: reading speed and automaticity in math. If these skills are strong, a student will rarely have trouble completing a timed test and homework time is reasonable. 

 

What is your child’s reading speed? How much math can they do without a calculator in their hand?

 

Reading speed, not the speed reading fads from the 1980's, is an important measure of a student's learning efficiency; in the classroom, during homework and on standardized tests.

 

College entrance exams need a reading speed of at least 200 wpm.  

 

What is your reading speed? Let's find out. 

 

I'm pleased to share with you a tool I have used for years is now available on-line. 

Click here to access the assessment which takes about 15 minutes.  Please follow the directions in the attached document.