Top Teen Books
Practicing the skill of reading books will help anyone increase their reading speed. A really gripping series like Harry Potter can drive teens to read faster and faster.
NPR Books just released their annual teen reading survey results and lists the most popular 100 teen books. Here’s their top 100 list.
Ways to Learn Speed Reading
College life can seem hectic, and sometimes, it may very well be too much so. However, you can quickly and easily remove a lot of the problems that most students face on a daily basis by learning the simple skill of speed reading. If you can learn to read at twice the speed you read currently, you’ll be drastically cutting down on the amount of time you’ll need to spend doing the weekly assignments, and you’ll have plenty more time available for working on the large research projects that make up the largest percentage of your grades, and plenty of opportunities to socialize with friends after class.
How do you learn speed reading? It’s actually rather easy to do, because there are numerous classes or seminars offered nowadays. Your major universities will also likely offer a class in study skills for freshmen, and they will give you a brief overview of speed reading there as well. Some libraries offer classes from time to time, and it will be free at a library, which is a significant advantage. In addition, there are numerous books on the subject of time management and organization which teach speed reading techniques and skills, and even some which focus directly on the topic of speed reading. Many websites also have this information available.
No matter how you choose to learn speed reading, however, the simple fact of the matter is that you have to start learning how to do it sooner rather than later. Once you start college without this necessary ability, you won’t have the time to learn it when you’re there.