To speed or not to speed? What’s the value of speed reading?

LOGO_medium (1)Given the volume of homework these days, students know it is not only extremely important to read speedily, but also to comprehend what they are reading.

Many experts tout speed reading classes (even Presidents Kennedy and Carter took classes at the White House), and there are a slew of speed reading apps now available. The best way to increase your speed is to practice these top three strategies from Mind Tools website:

*Stop Sub-vocalization which is the habit of pronouncing each word in your head as you read it. Even if you don’t mouth the words silently as you read, …