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English

Speed Reading Camp for Teens (14-18)

In this 5-session class, students will be taught speed reading skills with increased comprehension.
Rachel Schaus, BA, BS, MEd, DRS
206 total reviews for this teacher
12 reviews for this class
Completed by 52 learners
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Class
30 minutes
per class
5x per week
over 1 week
14-18
year olds
3-10
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will improve their reading speed and comprehension by at least 20-30% above their starting base rate. (Often students will begin around 200wpm, and increase to 400wpm, 600 wpm, or more). Many will read much, much faster than that. They will learn when to use this skill and when to read at a slower pace. They will maintain high levels of comprehension (75% or better) as they increase their reading speed. 
Speed Reading is a skill that requires practice.  Students who do best commit to practicing speed reading 10- 15/minute a day during this course and after this course for the following 30 days minimum and up to  3-4 months to "cement" this skill in their reading habits and increase their speed with the long-term goal of up to 1000wpm for certain types of reading. 
1. Several different reading books at or below grade/reading level. Hardback is best, books the student has not read before are ideal 2. A calculator to quickly count the words and speed 3. Pencil or pen 4. Note book to take a few notes and keep track of their WPM/words per minute through the week.
They will be assessed by timing their reading at the beginning and end of each class session. They will be informally assessed on comprehension. Parents will receive a written report detailing their progress. 
2 hours 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Rachel Schaus, BA, BS, MEd, DRS
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Former High School Biology teacher and Junior High Life Science teacher.
206 total reviews
139 completed classes

About Me

I've been teaching online for four years and LOVE it and the fact that through technology, I can help students get excited about reading and studyingI have a Doctorate of Religious Studies (DRS), a Master in Educational Leadership (MEd), a... 
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