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How to Improve Your Reading Speed If English Is Not Your First Language

How to Improve Your Reading Speed If English Is Not Your First Language

If English is not your first language, you can improve your reading speed by improving your English vocabulary, reading English text always, using meta guiding when reading, using a speed reading tool like AccelaReader, and taking a speed reading course. Reading speed determines how fast you access information. So, improving your reading speed will help […]

6 Consequences of Over Memorization (& What to Do Instead

6 Consequences of Over Memorization (And What To Do Instead)

Over memorization is not good for learning. It is time-consuming and stressful, makes learning superficial, does not promote comprehension, makes you forget faster, and does not encourage practical application.  While memorization continues to get a bad rap in many quarters, it has been shown that we cannot learn without it. Thus, what should be flogged […]

What Is Mind Mapping? (and How to Use It for Studying)

What Is Mind Mapping? (And How To Use It For Studying)

Mind mapping is a way of representing information and relationships visually. Information is presented in the form of a “mind map,” a type of spider diagram. The information is organized radially around a core concept. Mind mapping has been proven useful for memorization and learning, especially for students. In this brief article, we will explore […]

What Is the Best Approach for Reading Comprehension?

What Is the Best Approach for Reading Comprehension?

The best approach for reading comprehension is to practice key comprehension strategies. These include but are not limited to improving your reading skills, enhancing your vocabulary, and developing your critical thinking skills.  Read comprehension is critical to your understanding of any text. It is important for both children and adults. It leads to improved learning […]

How Can a Student Be More Productive? (+Tips for Exam Periods)

How Can a Student Be More Productive? (+Tips for Exam Periods)

A student can be more productive by having a disciplined routine. Staying focused on your tasks is an important aspect of being productive. By focusing and following a routine, you will increase productivity and achieve better results.  An unoptimized study station and excessive use of mobiles can lead to distractions that reduce productivity. Unproductiveness can […]